Among the factors behind the Blackwood's failure were high price and limited cargo versatility. Please help by introducing to additional sources. The Blackwood was the first Lincoln manufactured outside the state of Michigan since 1958. Retail price was to be 52,500. The box was manufactured from plastic composites but lined with stainless steel.
October 2018 Lincoln Blackwood Overview Manufacturer Production August 2001 — December 2002 2002 United States 2002—2003 Mexico Assembly , U. This special Blackwood was priced at 58,800. Ford reportedly froze their contracts with for part of 2001 over the issue. All of these luxury features limited the practical usability of the Blackwood, and stood in stark contrast to the more utilitarian Cadillac, which was available with. . Marketed in the United States and Mexico, it was the first pickup truck ever sold by the Lincoln division. Body and chassis Large 4-door crew-cab Related Powertrain 5.
It was produced at Ford's in , from August 2001 to December 2002. Lincoln's success with the emboldened the company to pursue the first-ever luxury pickup truck, and was in hot pursuit with the. Lincoln had originally hoped for about 18,000 projected sales in 2002 and 2003, but had announced the discontinuation of the Blackwood before the 2002 model year was over. Due to poor sales, it was only marketed in the United States for the 2002 model year and in Mexico for the 2002 and 2003 model year, making it the shortest-produced vehicle by the division. The Blackwood was delivered late, with first sales in October 2001, due to a supply problem with the cargo box, produced by. This article relies largely or entirely on a single. The exterior of the bed featured aluminum pinstripes over artificial burled black wood.
The truck bed was built as a trunk, with a power and plush carpeting. Years Engine Power Torque 2002 5. However, they did not repeat many of the mistakes made with the Blackwood—particularly its lack of options and versatility. Only 3,356 Blackwoods were made in just 15 months of production, with the final models selling well below invoice. Relevant discussion may be found on the. .
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