2023 Lincoln Corsair
Ford Motor Company’s premium brand debuted the 2023 Lincoln Corsair ahead of the 2022 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, featuring a new front-end design, an available ActiveGlide advanced driver-assistance system, and a revised interior with a larger center screen. The top-selling model in the Lincoln lineup, the 2023 Corsair also offers two new interior themes with new color combinations.
First introduced on the 2022 Lincoln Navigator, the 2023 Lincoln Corsair features an available next-generation Lincoln ActiveGlide 1.2 hands-free driver-assistance system. The new Corsair is also the first Lincoln vehicle to add four new available features to the advanced system: lane change assist, in-lane repositioning, predictive speed assist and intersection assist 2.0.
“Corsair plays an important role in our portfolio — artistically crafted and expertly designed to attract
younger Lincoln clients and give them the luxury experience they desire,” said Michael Sprague,
North America director at Lincoln. “We want the drive experience to be even more effortless and
personal and the new Corsair will deliver that with advanced technology and new features,” Sprague observed.
Lane Change Assist, Predictive Speed Assist
Of the four new features added to Lincoln ActiveGlide 1.2 for 2023 Corsair, lane change assist will perform a hands-free lane change when requested by the driver tapping the turn signal. And when following slow-moving traffic, lane change assist can suggest a lane change if it would be beneficial. Predictive speed assist automatically adjust the speed when approaching a sharp curve and alerts the driver before the speed change occurs.
In-Lane Repositioning, Intersection Assist 2.0
In-lane repositioning helps make the hands-free driving experience feel more natural by moving the vehicle away from vehicles in adjacent lanes, which is often more comfortable for the driver and passengers, especially when next to larger vehicles. Intersection assist 2.0 helps avoid potential collisions with pedestrians while turning. The 2023 Corsair will also debut blind-spot assist, which will alert the driver with a light in the side mirror and haptic movement in the steering wheel when the driver has missed warnings from the blind-spot information system.
2023 Lincoln Corsair Design
The 2023 Corsair receives a new, larger grille and wing-shaped daytime running lights for a revised front-end appearance. The grille of the Corsair Grand Touring — the plug-in hybrid version — features a Sundown Satin metallic foil with blue accents. Also offered are new available wheel options.
New Design Language
“Evolving the design of the popular Corsair was an exciting challenge, and our team accomplished
this in a very unique and dynamic way,” said Kemal Curic, global design director at Lincoln. “With the
new Corsair we are offering a glimpse into Lincoln’s new exterior design language and introducing
new and more youthful colors and materials to offer more ways for our clients make their vehicle their
own,” Curic noted.
2023 Lincoln Corsair Interior
The revised 2023 Lincoln Corsair interior emphasizes a horizontal design including a new 13.2-inch center screen and a streamlined lower instrument cluster below. The new center screen features SYNC4 technology and Lincoln Enhance software updates. Corsair will offer the Alexa hands-free experience with complimentary Alexa connectivity for three years. Optional auto air refresh combines a laser sensor with the cabin air filter to constantly bring fresh air into the cabin.
New Interior Colors
The 2023 Lincoln Corsair adds two new interior colors: Smoked Truffle and Eternal Red. Smoked Truffle is designed to create a warmer, more luxurious feeling with a mid-tone neutral color and medium-dark soft trim accents. Eternal Red offers a more vivid option with Pista aluminum accents exclusive to the Eternal Red theme.
The 2023 Lincoln Corsair is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine producing 250 horsepower. The plug-in hybrid Corsair Grand Touring gets motivation from a 2.5-liter hybrid powertrain producing a combined 266 horsepower along with standard intelligent all-wheel drive.
The 2023 Lincoln Corsair is scheduled to arrive in early 2023.