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Lauren Fix, The Car Coach: Lincoln Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary

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Lauren Fix By Thursday, 26 May 2022 05:40 AM EDT Current | Bio | Archive


On Feb. 4, 1922, Henry Ford, with encouragement from his wife Clara and his son Edsel Ford, purchased The Lincoln Motor Co. from distinguished inventor and automotive engineer Henry Leland for $8 million. The transaction set in motion the creation of one of America’s iconic luxury brands.

As the brand celebrates its 100th anniversary and storied past, it is equally focused on its exciting future. Lincoln is committed to delivering a portfolio of electrified vehicles and connected experiences that are unique to the brand and create effortless experiences for clients such as standard pickup and delivery, Lincoln showcase virtual walk-arounds and remote sales delivery, as well as pilot new services that give back what clients value most – their time.

The brand is currently piloting a new Mobile Vehicle Spa service in Houston, that provides clients with a convenient way to get their vehicle detailed on their terms.


The 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II was, in its day, the most expensive luxury coupe in the world – one of many Lincoln models that demonstrate a century-long commitment to the stunning design and innovation that elevated Lincoln to iconic status.

William Clay Ford, Sr. led the development of this vehicle as a tribute to his father, Edsel Ford. With an manufacturer's suggested retail price of $9,995, the Mark II was the most expensive American-produced vehicle of its time. Only 3,005 were hand-built and offered every luxury feature available.

The Mark II won over the hearts of the most discerning luxury buyers and many celebrities including Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Nelson Rockefeller and U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Elvis purchased his Mark II when his previous Lincoln was the victim of lipstick vandals expressing their admiration for the star. When he traded in his previous vehicle for the Mark II, his bias for this statement model was evident. Elvis’ Mark II is part of his personal estate and is on display at the Presley Motors Automobile Museum at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee.


The new 2022 Lincoln Navigator continues to elevate first-class travel with new exterior design elements, advanced technology and purposeful features and experiences.

The new Navigator is Lincoln’s first vehicle to offer ActiveGlide hands-free driver assist technology and also arrives with two new, exclusive Black Label themes – Central Park and Invitation.


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Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®, is a nationally recognized automotive expert, media guest, journalist, author, keynote speaker and television host. A trusted car expert, Lauren provides an insider’s perspective on a wide range of automotive topics and safety issues for both the auto industry and consumers. Her analysis is honest and straightforward.

Lauren is the National Automotive Correspondent for Newsmax TV, a conservative news net carried in 23 countries and in over 35 million U.S. cable/satellite homes. She is also The Weather Channel and Inside Edition’s auto expert. Lauren Fix serves as a juror for the esteemed North American Car & Truck of the Year Awards (NACTOY).

Lauren is The Car Coach columnist for Parade Magazine and eBay Motors and writes a weekly column. She also appears weekly on USA Radio’s DayBreak USA.
Lauren is the president and founder of Automotive Aspects, Inc., a consulting firm with a wide range of multi-media services, including media consulting, broadcast messaging strategy, public relations and television production.

Lauren is the author of three books: most recently, Lauren Fix’s Guide To Loving Your Car with St. Martins Press, Driving Ambitions: A Complete Guide to Amateur Auto Racing, and The Performance Tire and Wheel Handbook.

Lauren’s broadcast experience includes Oprah, Live! With Regis and Kelly, The View, TODAY, 20/20, The Early Show, CNN, FOX News, FOX Business, MSNBC, HLN, TBS Makeover and a Movie, Inside Edition, ESPN, TBS, Discovery, Speed and NPR, to name a few. Lauren previously hosted four seasons of Talk 2 DIY Automotive on the Do-It-Yourself Network (DIY), was the National Automotive Correspondent for Time Warner Cable and hosted Female Driven on Lifetime TV.

Lauren’s articles and advice have appeared in USA Today, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, eBay, Woman’s World, Esquire, First for Women, InTouch and Self. She has also contributed content to Motor Trend, Truck Trend, Hot Rod, Car Craft and many other automotive publications.

Lauren is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the Society of Automotive Analysts (SAA) and is an ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified technician. She inherited her love of all things automotive from her father, who owned a brake remanufacturing business and worked for many U.S. manufacturers. Lauren has been fixing, restoring and racing cars since the age of ten. She has been advising drivers almost all her life.

In addition to being a leader in positive consumer awareness and the automotive industry, Lauren is often asked to speak to groups around the world about her success in marketing, motivation, entrepreneurship, parenting and other lifestyle topics.

Lauren was named the 2015 WIN Award, 2013 SEMA Business Network “Mentor of The Year”; SEMA Business Network 2012 Woman of the Year; and awarded various Car Care Council “Automotive Communications Awards” in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Past awards include 2008 Automotive Woman Of The Year and 2010 Woman of Distinction – Entrepreneur winner. Lauren Fix was inducted into the National Women and Transportation Hall of Fame in 2009 – a very high honor for a hard working automotive professional.

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Ford Motor's Lincoln division celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. The new 2022 Lincoln Navigator continues to elevate the auto manufacturer's first-class travel with superb design, advanced technology and purposeful features.
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