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For Sale: 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II in Kentwood, Michigan

Vehicle Description

GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this 1 of 7, 1956 Continental Mark II in Summit Green for your consideration. Powering this Mark II is believed to be the original 368 V8 engine mated to a 3-speed automatic transmission, this vehicle runs and drives out well but holds on to that nostalgia feeling throughout. This Continental comes in the original Summit Green paint complemented by a very nice teal and white leather interior. This Mark II features; new hood hinges, a new brake system, new window motors, working radio, working heat, 7 ashtrays, power windows, power brakes, power steering, Goodyear whitewall tires, original spare, and many more ahead of its time features. This Continental is a show winner and has most recently won an award at the 2021 Eyes on Design car show. So if you are in the market for one of the most timeless classy rides out there, this is the car for you! Please call or email with any questions or for additional information.

The Continental Mark II is an ultra-luxury coupe that was sold by the Continental Division of Ford for the 1956 and 1957 model years. The only product line ever marketed by Continental during its existence, the Mark II served as the worldwide flagship vehicle of Ford Motor Company. The vehicle derived its name from European manufacturing practice, with "Mark II" denoting a second-generation (succeeding the 1939-1948 Lincoln Continental). 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. Following the 1957 model year, Ford discontinued its flagship Continental division, with the division phased into Lincoln from 1958. For 1969, Ford revived the chronology of the Mark series with the debut of the (second) Continental Mark III coupe, leading to five successive generations; the model line currently ends with the 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII coupe. In modified form, Lincoln still uses the four-point star emblem introduced by the Mark II; each version of the Mark series (and the 1982-1987 Lincoln Continental, as well as the 1977-1980 Lincoln Versailles) was styled with a "Continental" spare-tire trunk lid.

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Vehicle Details

  • 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II
  • Listing ID: CC-1528608
  • Price: $75,900
  • Location:Kentwood, Michigan
  • Year:1956
  • Make:Lincoln
  • Model:Continental Mark II
  • Exterior Color:Summit Green
  • Interior Color:Light Green
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:70033
  • Stock Number:BW2401
  • VIN:C5691254
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