Comments - Unearthed: 1967 Lincoln Continental Convertible

Published: Aug 25, 2012
Description: It may seem hard to believe today, but there was a time when Lincoln was considered cool. So cool in fact that it was the choice brand for presidents. Kennedy was in one when he was assassinated and L...
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Sam Hansen Aug 25, 2012
The 1965's r the coolest
Matthew Crighton Aug 25, 2012
JFK was killed in a 61 continental. Not a 67. My dad has a 61 they r so much cooler anyways
Bennie Andthe Jets Aug 25, 2012
It's so cool even old white politicians drove them!
Greg Lewis Aug 26, 2012
Beautiful. Simple. Elegant.
Description: It was soon realized, however, there was a market for it amongst wealthy individuals in the US looking for something besides a Rolls-Royce or even a Cadillac. For the next few years up until the US e...
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Description: In 1956 the second generation debuted, but this time the Continental name was a separate brand, then known as the Continental Mark II. It was one of the most expensive cars in the world, costing aroun...
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Carlton Salmon Aug 27, 2012
@ Andrew. That is why the proper term for them is carriage doors. Which is the term Rolls Royce uses on their cars.
Greg Lewis Aug 26, 2012
Had a 69 continental. Should of never sold it. Car had everything, including more tq than just about every truck made today.
Tyrone Smith Aug 25, 2012
Really really nice.
Timothy Hooker Aug 25, 2012
oh my I'm in love
Andrew McNeal Aug 25, 2012
Suicide doors have been around much longer than that, they were even used in carriages.
Chris Penza Aug 25, 2012
I didn't know suicide doors were around way back then
Description: It also sold much better than its predecessor, further proving to Ford management that the large luxury car market was there to stay. Power came from a 7.0-liter V8, which you could easily argue was n...
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Description: With design traits such as those front-opening rear "suicide doors" and slab-side styling, the Continental was offered as a two-door, four-door, and four-door convertible. Although it was sl...
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Greg Lewis Aug 26, 2012
My 69 had a 460 ci big block rated at 365/500. Got maybe 10mpg highway
Carlton Salmon Aug 27, 2012
Jeez that looks massive, even by US standards...
Greg Lewis Aug 26, 2012
Trunk was awesome
James McMahon Aug 25, 2012
I really want it
Description: At this point, the story of the Continental begins to dry up, as subsequent generations never came close to being as stylish, influential, and simply cool as the original three. The Continental contin...
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Carlton Salmon Aug 27, 2012
Power windows, Nick.
Greg Lewis Aug 26, 2012
They sell for a fairly cheap price due to horrid gas mileage. Great sunday driver though
Nick Ricci Aug 26, 2012
Windows was an option?
Description: As of this writing, it has a bid of just over $25k, but the reserve hadn't been met yet. Along with a beautiful Burgundy leather interior and white wall wheels, this is true American classic in e...
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Greg Lewis Aug 26, 2012
Can normally find them in good shape for 10-17k 25 is a bit much
Greg Lewis Aug 26, 2012
Weighed close to 6k lbs and were unibodies.
Chris Gaines Aug 26, 2012
that thing must have the structural rigidity of my... nvm
Chris Penza Aug 25, 2012
That's a nice interior
Tyrone Smith Aug 25, 2012
Aries* lol sorry.
Tyrone Smith Aug 25, 2012
Suicides and Red Interior! Sweet! The interior reminds me of my Dodge Aren.
Greg Lewis Aug 26, 2012
The trunks were really big, looked like seating in the back. Gas tank I think was between the trunk and rear seat. Not good if rear ended