If it was the late 70's and you wanted a luxury automobile with all
the bells and whistles then there is a good chance you would be
cruising around town in a Lincoln Continental. These cars were a
series of luxury vehicles packed with all the modern features
available during the time period. They have stood the test of time
and continue to marketed against the top of the line luxury cars of
today like BMWs, Audis, Cadillacs and Mercedes Benz. When a car
started being produced in 1939 and is still in production today you
know they must being doing something right! This very cool 1978
Lincoln Continental Town Car is a nice classic that has been adult
owned since new. It has been very well cared for and has 78,225
original miles. For the past few decades the car has been driven
very little but does get started to keep everything running well.
It is a 2 owner car that was purchased by the current owner in the
mid 90s. It is always stored indoors. The body is in good shape
with no major rust issues and coated in its original Chamois paint
which pairs perfectly with the Burgundy vinyl top. These cars wore
a lot of chrome/trim pieces all of which are nicely mounted in
place with a nice shine. The front hideaway headlights still
function properly and sit to each side of the original squared
grill. The original wheels and hubcaps ride under all four corners
and are wrapped with thin white wall tires.
Powering the car is the original 460 V8 motor which has no problem
getting this big car moving. It starts up well and drives well. It
is paired with an automatic transmission that moves through the
gears smoothly. All of the comforts you could ask for are in place
like power steering, power brakes and AC so it is a very
comfortable driver that just glides down the road.
The interiors on these cars were very well done and built for
comfort. In 78 Lincoln wanted to cut weight and refresh the look of
the interiors so the steel frame dashboard was replaced with
plastic. The interior on this car is done in a nice Burgundy and is
in great shape. One look inside and you can tell interiors were an
important feature on the Continental. The seats are plush with
extra padding, the dashes featured woodgrain trim and everything
was built with luxury in mind. All of the interior pieces on this
car are original and how it would have come from the factory. The
trunk of the car is nicely carpeted and houses the spare.
If you are in the market for a cool vintage luxury classic that
doesn't break the bank then look no further!
This very well cared for Continental could be yours for
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