Ford Motor Co. rolled out what it calls a sport/utility with “ultimate style” at the Los Angeles auto show. The Lincoln Blackwood concept gets its name from the more than 1.8 sq.-m (20 sq.-ft.) of wenge wood (a dark wood from central Africa) that covers the exterior trunk area. The wood is sealed with a clear epoxy to protect it. Blackwood, essentially a Navigator with a short box, is built on a 2-wheel-drive chassis not a 4-wheel-drive, and lowered 7.6 cm (3 ins.). It rides on 48 cm (19 ...

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