Collector's Dream Cars Las Vegas LLC proudly presents:
This rare 1956 Lincoln Mark II! These cars were handcrafted and held by many as the crown jewel of collector’s cars.
This cars story:
This car lived its entire life in Colorado. Over the past 30 years this vehicle was rarely driven and held in a personal garage where it was pampered in a climate-controlled environment.
Only 2500 were ever built and it was known as the “lead sled”, because at the factory the body and the fenders were welded individually defining the term hand built. The vehicle came together with handcrafted lead craftsmanship.
This vehicle is exceptionally rare because it has the factory air conditioning which is mounted in the rear trunk of the vehicle and marked by the air vents that come out near the rear window. Factory Air Conditioning was rare in 1956, and only 500 of the 2500 Mark II’s built that year had AC. As the most expensive American-produced automobile of the time, the Mark II was marketed against the Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud. Produced solely as a two-door hardtop coupe, the Mark II used standard Lincoln mechanical components, including its "Y-block" V8 and automatic transmission. The rest of the vehicle was largely hand-assembled, leading Ford to lose thousands of dollars for each example produced.
This vehicle is under a minor but thorough restoration. If you would like to own this car before the restoration process is complete, feel free to give us a call at ANY time with questions and be sure to check out our updated photos throughout the restoration process. We will be restoring the car as close to original as possible to keep its integrity.
The 1956 Lincoln Mark II was one of Elvis Presley’s all-time favorite cars:
“No one really knows exactly why Elvis singled out the Mark II as a "keeper." Perhaps he just enjoyed driving it. Or, maybe it was a reminder of those early years of youth and happier times - a bit of sentimentality and nostalgia. Elvis held on to the 1956 Continental Mark II until 1976, just a year before he died.”
Model: Continental Mark 2
Style: Luxury Coupe
Interior: White and Turquoise Leather Interior
Engine Specs: 368ci V8 Lincoln Y-Block
Transmission: Lincoln Borg Warner Turbodrive 3-Speed Automatic
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