For Sale: 1972 Lincoln Continental in Rochester, New York

$10,995

Vehicle Description

1972 Lincoln Continental Cartier Low original mile car from a private collection! Beautiful! Does it get any better than a big block, rear wheel drive, long nosed, Detroit steeled, Luxury Carriage by one of America's Premier Automotive Builders? Probably not unless comparing to winning the Power Ball and celebrating the win in your very own private yacht with any of the top three supermodels of your choice. -- There I go wondering off again...,,, -- Back to reality; The Lincoln is all engine with the huge 460ci good 'ol Ford blue under hood, it provides plenty of power and smooth stump pulling torque. Transmission is velvety smooth and brings you up to speed effortlessly. Notice the interior and how clean it is, Cartier luxury abounds inside and the subtle touches of luxury are appreciated throughout. The body lines are nice and crisp. The Lincoln shows well with plenty of shine and it obviously sports the humped trunk like a hidden Continental kit true to its namesake. The Chrome is all in good shape as is the stainless steel and moldings throughout. No disappointments in this beautiful Lincoln Continental! For 1972, Lincoln offered two models, the Lincoln Continental and the Continental Mark IV Series. The Continental had a 127 inch wheelbase while the Mark IV had a 120.4 inch platform. The base engine was an overhead valve V8 displacing 460 CID and offering 212 SAE horsepower. The Mark IV engine was a 460 CID with overhead valves and 224 SAE horsepower. The most distinguishable feature of the two series were the grilles and the headlights. The Continental had a new criss-cross pattern grille and a hood ornament with Lincoln emblem. Standard equipment included fender skirts, automatic temperature control air conditioning, power front disc brakes, cut-pile carpeting, electric clock, carpeted luggage compartment, left-hand remote-control outside rearview mirror, armrests, tinted glass, AM radio with power antenna, two-way power seat, visor vanity mirror, power windows and seat belts, and power ventilation. Pricing for the 2-door hardtop coupe Continental began at $7,065 while the 4-door sedan sold for $7,300. A total of 10,408 hardtop coupes were produced and 35,561 of the sedan. The Mark IV Series was four inches longer, slightly lower, and an inch wider the 1971 version. The radiator-style grille was longer and used fewer vertical bars. It had a Mark IV emblem with a hood ornament on top. They featured a new roof design with an oblong opera window. Four rectangular bumper integrated taillights replaced the vertical wraparound ones. In the back of the Mark IV was the unique spare tire hump. They came equipped with Sure-Track power brake system, spare tire cover, luxury wheel covers, Cartier electric clock, Six-Way power Twin Comfort lounge seat, vinyl roof and automatic seatback release. The Continental was sold to the rich and famous. Anyone who could afford the cost was welcome. Famous buyers included Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Louie Prima, Dwight Eisenhower, Barry Goldwater, Spike Jones, Nelson Rockefeller, Henry J. Kaiser, Howard Johnson, the Shah of Iran, and many other celebrities owned them. These beautiful Road Luxury Cruisers Continue to rise in value with it's biggest growth so far over the past 2 years. Additional Keys, Air Conditioning, All-Season Tires, Am/Fm Radio, Automatic Transmission, California Emissions System, Center Console Storage, Floormats, Full-Size Spare Tire, Leather Seats, Luxury Package, Power Seats, Power Steering, Power Trunk, Power Windows, Premium Leather, Spare Tire, Tilt Steering Wheel, Tinted Glass

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-798941
  • Year:1972
  • Make:Lincoln
  • Model:Continental
  • Exterior Color:Yellow
  • Interior Color:Brown
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:47403
  • Stock Number:E0427
  • VIN:2Y89A879670