The Truth About Cars » lincoln continental http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 13 Feb 2016 15:37:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » lincoln continental http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com NAIAS 2016: 2017 Lincoln Continental Offers ‘Quiet Luxury’ in Detroit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-lincoln-continental-offers-quiet-luxury-detroit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-lincoln-continental-offers-quiet-luxury-detroit/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1264633 A few grainy spy shots wormed their way through the Web over the last week, but Lincoln finally unveiled the new Continental in Detroit and it’ll be hitting showrooms this fall. The new Continental was designed with a theme — “Quiet Luxury” — and three terms permeate the press materials: Elegance, Effortless Power and Serenity. […]

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A few grainy spy shots wormed their way through the Web over the last week, but Lincoln finally unveiled the new Continental in Detroit and it’ll be hitting showrooms this fall. The new Continental was designed with a theme — “Quiet Luxury” — and three terms permeate the press materials: Elegance, Effortless Power and Serenity. […]

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NAIAS 2016: 2017 Lincoln Continental – This Looks To Be It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-lincoln-continental-this-looks-to-be-it/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-lincoln-continental-this-looks-to-be-it/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 02:56:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1262353 It looks like a savvy photographer has posted some photos on Autohome of the Lincoln Continental undisguised before its “secret” reveal tomorrow.   Check back tomorrow for details!

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It looks like a savvy photographer has posted some photos on Autohome of the Lincoln Continental undisguised before its “secret” reveal tomorrow.   Check back tomorrow for details!

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No Fixed Abode: I Want To Believe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/no-fixed-abode-want-believe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/no-fixed-abode-want-believe/#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2015 16:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1247898 Three years ago, around this time, I begged the nice people at Ford to build a proper Lincoln. This was shortly after I begged Cadillac to put a V-8 in the ATS. If you put the two articles together, you might get the sense that I have the completely antediluvian mindset that an American luxury […]

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Three years ago, around this time, I begged the nice people at Ford to build a proper Lincoln. This was shortly after I begged Cadillac to put a V-8 in the ATS. If you put the two articles together, you might get the sense that I have the completely antediluvian mindset that an American luxury […]

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Junkyard Find: 1983 Lincoln Continental http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/junkyard-find-1983-lincoln-continental/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/junkyard-find-1983-lincoln-continental/#comments Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1189442 In 1982, the 7th-generation Lincoln Continental went to the Fox Platform, elbowing the Fox-based Lincoln Versailles aside. These cars didn’t hold their value so well, which meant that you won’t see many these days. Here’s a reasonably solid example I saw at a San Francisco Bay Area self-service yard two months ago. I thought about […]

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In 1982, the 7th-generation Lincoln Continental went to the Fox Platform, elbowing the Fox-based Lincoln Versailles aside. These cars didn’t hold their value so well, which meant that you won’t see many these days. Here’s a reasonably solid example I saw at a San Francisco Bay Area self-service yard two months ago. I thought about […]

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Lincoln Continental Concept? We’ll Do You One Better http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/lincoln-continental-concept-well-one-better/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/lincoln-continental-concept-well-one-better/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:03:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1029441 The rest of the blogosphere is breathlessly heralding the return of the Lincoln Continental. They’re two years behind the curve. The Lincoln Continental concept might be coming, but the next Lincoln large sedan will be the production Continental. Unfortunately, it won’t be like the JFK-era sedan, but rather a front-drive CD platform car with Ecoboost […]

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The rest of the blogosphere is breathlessly heralding the return of the Lincoln Continental. They’re two years behind the curve. The Lincoln Continental concept might be coming, but the next Lincoln large sedan will be the production Continental. Unfortunately, it won’t be like the JFK-era sedan, but rather a front-drive CD platform car with Ecoboost […]

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Junkyard Find: 1979 Lincoln Continental Town Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/junkyard-find-1979-lincoln-continental-town-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/junkyard-find-1979-lincoln-continental-town-car/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=872386 Malaise Era Lincolns are common sightings in high-turnover pull-yer-part wrecking yards these days, since there’s not much interest in preserving these cars. We saw an extremely clean 1976 Town Car in California a few months back (it’s still on the yard, and very few parts have been pulled since I photographed it), and now I’ve […]

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Malaise Era Lincolns are common sightings in high-turnover pull-yer-part wrecking yards these days, since there’s not much interest in preserving these cars. We saw an extremely clean 1976 Town Car in California a few months back (it’s still on the yard, and very few parts have been pulled since I photographed it), and now I’ve […]

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Crapwagon Outtake: Foxy Lady, Diesel Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/crapwagon-outtake-foxy-lady-diesel-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/crapwagon-outtake-foxy-lady-diesel-edition/#comments Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:43:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=812953 Once upon a time, diesel luxury sedans weren’t just the domain of Mercedes-Benz. If you wanted a pokey, smokey oil-burning barge, you had the option of Cadillac, as well. And for 1,500 lucky customers, there was even a Lincoln. For a brief moment in time, Lincoln loyalists could get a diesel powered Continental – but […]

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Once upon a time, diesel luxury sedans weren’t just the domain of Mercedes-Benz. If you wanted a pokey, smokey oil-burning barge, you had the option of Cadillac, as well. And for 1,500 lucky customers, there was even a Lincoln. For a brief moment in time, Lincoln loyalists could get a diesel powered Continental – but […]

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Junkyard Find: 1967 Lincoln Continental http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/junkyard-find-1967-lincoln-continental/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/junkyard-find-1967-lincoln-continental/#comments Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=766745 The 1961-1969 Lincoln Continental, with its suicide doors and slab sides, is recognized by most as the styling pinnacle of the Lincoln brand in the postwar era. Very nice early examples are worth pretty decent money, but a ’67 in beyond-basket-case condition is worth whatever scrap cars are fetching per ton. Here’s a thoroughly used-up […]

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The 1961-1969 Lincoln Continental, with its suicide doors and slab sides, is recognized by most as the styling pinnacle of the Lincoln brand in the postwar era. Very nice early examples are worth pretty decent money, but a ’67 in beyond-basket-case condition is worth whatever scrap cars are fetching per ton. Here’s a thoroughly used-up […]

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Here’s Your New Lincoln Continental http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/heres-your-new-lincoln-continental/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/heres-your-new-lincoln-continental/#comments Tue, 27 Aug 2013 14:29:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=501451 Car and Driver released renderings of the next Lincoln MKS aka Project GOBI aka the Lincoln flagship supposedly inspired by the 2002 Lincoln Continental concept. We spoke with someone well placed, and they provided us with some further insight. Apparently the rendering is not entirely accurate. For starters, the car will be based on the […]

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Car and Driver released renderings of the next Lincoln MKS aka Project GOBI aka the Lincoln flagship supposedly inspired by the 2002 Lincoln Continental concept. We spoke with someone well placed, and they provided us with some further insight. Apparently the rendering is not entirely accurate. For starters, the car will be based on the […]

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Junkyard Find: 1970 Lincoln Continental Mark III http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/junkyard-find-1970-lincoln-continental-mark-iii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/junkyard-find-1970-lincoln-continental-mark-iii/#comments Fri, 10 Aug 2012 13:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456199 We’re going to take a break from the Turbo Era Junkyard Finds and take a look at the kind of car that our resident lover of Ford personal luxury coupes really appreciates: a down-but-not-out (yet) 1970 Mark III in Denver self-service wrecking yard. It’s bit rusty and the paint probably started looking bad while Gerald […]

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We’re going to take a break from the Turbo Era Junkyard Finds and take a look at the kind of car that our resident lover of Ford personal luxury coupes really appreciates: a down-but-not-out (yet) 1970 Mark III in Denver self-service wrecking yard. It’s bit rusty and the paint probably started looking bad while Gerald […]

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Junkyard Find: 1972 Lincoln Continental Mark IV http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/junkyard-find-1972-lincoln-continental-mark-iv/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/junkyard-find-1972-lincoln-continental-mark-iv/#comments Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=427963 Ah, personal luxury! It’s hard to imagine anything more personally luxurious than a 4,906-pound two-door with 460 cubic inches under its 50-foot-long hood and an interior done up in classy brown-and-cream two-tone. You don’t see many cars with the transmission gear ratios on a plaque in the engine compartment. The Cartier Edition Mark IV came […]

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Ah, personal luxury! It’s hard to imagine anything more personally luxurious than a 4,906-pound two-door with 460 cubic inches under its 50-foot-long hood and an interior done up in classy brown-and-cream two-tone. You don’t see many cars with the transmission gear ratios on a plaque in the engine compartment. The Cartier Edition Mark IV came […]

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Back Down On The Alameda Street: 1962 Lincoln Continental http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/back-down-on-the-alameda-street-1962-lincoln-continental/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/back-down-on-the-alameda-street-1962-lincoln-continental/#comments Thu, 24 Mar 2011 18:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=388497 Back in my Jalopnik days, I started the whole interesting-street-parked-car-photos thing with the original Down On The Street series. At that time, all the cars I shot were located in my old hometown on Alameda, California, and I got up to 600 or so before moving to Denver last summer. Now I’m back in Alameda, […]

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Back in my Jalopnik days, I started the whole interesting-street-parked-car-photos thing with the original Down On The Street series. At that time, all the cars I shot were located in my old hometown on Alameda, California, and I got up to 600 or so before moving to Denver last summer. Now I’m back in Alameda, […]

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Curbside Classics Lincoln Fest: Doors To All Nine Parts Open Here http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/curbside-classics-lincoln-fest-doors-to-all-nine-parts-open-here/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/curbside-classics-lincoln-fest-doors-to-all-nine-parts-open-here/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2010 02:30:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=344859 The suicide doors of perception to Curbside Classic’s Lincoln week-long love/hate fest open here: Part 1: A Brief History of Lincoln up to 1961 Part 2: 1965 Lincoln Continental Part 3: 1968 Lincoln Continental Part 4: 1970 Lincoln Continental Coupe Part 5: 1977 Lincoln Town Car Part 6: 1985 Lincoln Town Car Part 7: 1973 […]

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The suicide doors of perception to Curbside Classic’s Lincoln week-long love/hate fest open here: Part 1: A Brief History of Lincoln up to 1961 Part 2: 1965 Lincoln Continental Part 3: 1968 Lincoln Continental Part 4: 1970 Lincoln Continental Coupe Part 5: 1977 Lincoln Town Car Part 6: 1985 Lincoln Town Car Part 7: 1973 […]

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Lincoln: A Brief History Up To 1961 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/curbside-classics-lincoln-week-part-1-a-brief-history-up-to-1961/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/curbside-classics-lincoln-week-part-1-a-brief-history-up-to-1961/#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2010 19:43:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=344577 In honor of our greatest president’s birthday this Friday, it’s going to be Lincoln Week at Curbside Classic. We’ll start with a brief history of the brand to set us up for the sixties, when our featured cars begin. Cadillac and Lincoln shared an almost identical early biography. Both were founded by “Master of Precision” […]

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In honor of our greatest president’s birthday this Friday, it’s going to be Lincoln Week at Curbside Classic. We’ll start with a brief history of the brand to set us up for the sixties, when our featured cars begin. Cadillac and Lincoln shared an almost identical early biography. Both were founded by “Master of Precision” […]

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Curbside Classic CA Vacation Edition: 1965 Chrysler New Yorker http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/curbside-classic-ca-vacation-edition-1965-chrysler-new-yorker/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/curbside-classic-ca-vacation-edition-1965-chrysler-new-yorker/#comments Thu, 31 Dec 2009 01:07:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=340399 Why exactly does this car create such a powerful response (in me, anyway)? It projects such solidity, dignity, and self-assurance. It flew in the face of GM’s 1965 coke-bottle styling, and showed that hard-edged angularity still had some serious life in it. Most of all though, this Chrysler New Yorker represents a pinnacle: never again […]

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Why exactly does this car create such a powerful response (in me, anyway)? It projects such solidity, dignity, and self-assurance. It flew in the face of GM’s 1965 coke-bottle styling, and showed that hard-edged angularity still had some serious life in it. Most of all though, this Chrysler New Yorker represents a pinnacle: never again […]

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