A landmark for Ford's surviving luxury brand, the MKZ is the first product of Lincoln's latest renaissance. Its design and underpinning are widely praised, yet voters will be reluctant to add to the MKZ's accolades without seeing widespread market acceptance -- difficult to gauge for this late-in-the-year launch.
Odds of winning: 25-1
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