Exterior Light Gray Metallic covers the massive, but straight body panels, hood, and trunk. Anything else you need to see let me know. These cars had a boldly aggressive appearance, were very well built, and were excellent road cars. The interior wood appliques were now genuine Walnut. Lincoln borrowed the overhead roof console concept from the Thunderbird, which placed warning lights above the windshield in the area between the sun visors. This first of the modern mark series is truly unique and trendsetting. There are a lot of these model out there but few that are in as good a working and cosmetic condition as this.
Finally, an automatic headlamp dimmer that dimmed the headlights for oncoming cars without driver intervention was available. It appears that the car has been sitting dormant for quite some time, so this makes the 42,000-mile claim seem quite feasible. Sunroof works and closes fine. Weren't those built 10 years ago? They specialize in these Lincolns. Since last listing I've had numerous calls and questions regarding the car. Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party.
The point here is that a car in its third year of a body style normally doesn't compete as well with its newly restyled competitors. Also standard for 1971 were high-back seats and a rare special-order floor console was available. Trunk is very clean and complete with all panels, spare and tools. The owner even says that the engine sounds good. Interior Swinging open the doors reveals a high back dual bucket seat configuration which is covered in red leather. The United Auto Workers Union strike began virtually on announcement day in late September, 1970, and didn't end until mid-December.
The door panels were redesigned and the power seat controls were moved from the seat edge to the door arm rests. And so today, this car stands alone. As I had the engine open,a neworiginal style carburetor, cam shaft one exhaust lobe was slightly spun , cam shaft bearings,timing chain and gear, water pump, distributorand fuel pumpwere installed at the same time. Above is seen a near perfect headliner also in deep red. Horsepower remained unchanged at 365, but the 460 cid gained a more sophisticated thermostatic air cleaner assembly with its associated ductwork. The body is essentially straight, although there are a couple of minor rust spots that will need to be attended to. These guys are a great source for both advice and parts.
The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. Automatic Temperature Control and tinted glass, as well as the Sure-Track Brake System, were standardized. The padded instrument panel featured genuine walnut veneer trim. Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog. It was in answer to a bidders request so it deals with some questions not asked here.
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 300 vehicles for sale with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. A few more essentials were added to the standard equipment roster. Igot the car because Ireally liked thehigh back seats, the sunroof and the overall design of the car. A in cavalry twill pattern was optional, but examples without the vinyl roof were rare. This was a form of anti-lock brakes and was considered to be a significant step forward in vehicle safety. Speakers were all replaced with modern equivalents in prep for new radio in the glove box not yet installed. Luxury cars of this era were about over comfort and pampering.
Overhead warning lights all function as they should. From here on in it is just regular maintenanc, enjoyment and typical antique car stuff to do. Brakes werecompletely rebuiltwhen I first got it. Introducing new cars in April was a Ford tradition by this time. Including the windows which are slow. All presented at a fair price to boot.
A completevalve job was done on both heads. Tinted glass became standard, automatic climate-controlled air conditioning and SureTrak anti-lock brakes all became standard equipment. Other options included air conditioning, further power adjustments for the front seats, a variety of radios and 8-track tape players, tinted glass, power locks, cruise control and an automatic headlamp dimmer that dimmed the headlights for oncoming cars without driver intervention. Been a labor of love. This vehicle is in our showroom in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. Bumpers, brite work, and badging is all in very nice condition.
Rates under the invoicing option are 0. A power sliding sun roof became available as an extra cost option. All pictures were taken at the same time except for the trunk which was taken last week. Light coversfunction as they should but actuators do leak down and open overnight. The engine gained a more sophisticated thermostatic air cleaner assembly.