The Truth About Cars » Mark IV http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +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 » Mark IV http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Curbside Classic: 1946 Lincoln Continental – The Most Imitated American Car Ever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/curbside-classic-1946-lincoln-continental-the-most-imitated-american-car-ever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/curbside-classic-1946-lincoln-continental-the-most-imitated-american-car-ever/#comments Tue, 07 Dec 2010 16:54:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=375951 This car is a jaw-dropper, a true classic, and a lucky find that rivals the CC logomobile, but it’s misnamed. By all rights, it should be the Edsel American. It was Edsel Ford’s fine taste and encouragement that made the original version of this trend-setting car happen, and in the process created a car that […]

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This car is a jaw-dropper, a true classic, and a lucky find that rivals the CC logomobile, but it’s misnamed. By all rights, it should be the Edsel American. It was Edsel Ford’s fine taste and encouragement that made the original version of this trend-setting car happen, and in the process created a car that […]

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Curbside Classic: 1973 Continental Mark IV http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/curbside-classic-1975-continental-mark-iv/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/curbside-classic-1975-continental-mark-iv/#comments Thu, 11 Feb 2010 20:19:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=345000 Ironically, the Continental Mark IV is the most “American” car ever. It’s the ultimate counterpart to that most continental/ European car ever, the VW Rabbit/Golf Mk  I that appeared about the same time. The Golf was a brilliant triumph of modern design: space efficiency, economy, light weight, visibility, sparkling performance and handling. And in Europe, […]

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Ironically, the Continental Mark IV is the most “American” car ever. It’s the ultimate counterpart to that most continental/ European car ever, the VW Rabbit/Golf Mk  I that appeared about the same time. The Golf was a brilliant triumph of modern design: space efficiency, economy, light weight, visibility, sparkling performance and handling. And in Europe, […]

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Curbside Classic: 1985 Lincoln Town Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/curbside-classic-1985-lincoln-town-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/curbside-classic-1985-lincoln-town-car/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2010 22:20:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=344952 Thirty-two years is a long time. That’s how many years the Panther chassis-based Town Car will have been made when the last on rolls off the line in 2011. And to what can we credit this remarkable longevity? Brilliant engineering; or insightful marketing strategy? How about a big helping of GM’s boneheadedness mixed in with […]

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Thirty-two years is a long time. That’s how many years the Panther chassis-based Town Car will have been made when the last on rolls off the line in 2011. And to what can we credit this remarkable longevity? Brilliant engineering; or insightful marketing strategy? How about a big helping of GM’s boneheadedness mixed in with […]

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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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