From the latest spy shots of the 2017 Lincoln Continental it appears Ford has invested heavily in the jewelry.
The headlamps for instance, have five chrome-trimmed elements housed behind a plastic cover. Those oblong elements are vaguely reminiscent of the Lincoln compass logo. The bottom section of the light assembly features a hockey-stick-shaped band of LEDs.
The thin, full-width taillights continue the design theme used on the MKC crossover and MKZ sedan. The reverse lights are trimmed in chrome for a more upscale look.
The car in the photos appears to have a retractable full-length sunroof similar to the one used on the MKZ.
Rear exit and entry should be easy due to the large doors, a requirement for the Chinese market.
Introduced as a concept car at the New York auto show in April, the Continental is expected to be unveiled in production form at the Detroit auto show next month.