TURIN — Under their entirely disparate exterior appearance, Jaguar's S-Type and Lincoln's LS share the same floorpan, suspension, even basic engines and gearboxes. It's a fine example of platform sharing, in this case Ford Motor Co.'s DEW98: two cars from different marques on different continents. From behind the wheel, they're not as distinctive of character as Ford would like you to believe. Nor, as Wolfgang Reitzle, head of Ford's Premier Auto Group, is the first to privately admit, do ...

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