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1942 Lincoln Continental Coupe on 2040-cars

Year:1942 Mileage:4 Color: Beige /
  Red Leather/broadcloth
Location:

Gardnerville, Nevada, United States

Gardnerville, Nevada, United States
Transmission:3 speed with overdrive
Body Type:Continental
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:305 CI V-12
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: H133822 Year: 1942
Number of Cylinders: 12
Make: Lincoln
Model: Continental
Trim: Coupe
Options: and broadcloth, Leather Seats
Drive Type: rear wheel
Mileage: 4
Exterior Color: Beige
Warranty: no warranty
Interior Color: Red Leather/broadcloth
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"See discription"

Total Lincoln production for the 1942 models (9/30/1941 till 1/31/1942) was 6547 (6098 Zephyrs - 336 Continentals (200 coupes & 136 cabriolets) - and 113 Customs).

This 1942 Lincoln Continental Coupe (H133822 - #116 of 200) runs and drives and has been in our family since 1985.  After researching and collecting any original literature, information and parts this rare Lincoln has gone through a body off stock restoration that was completed in 2013.  Some items still need some adjusting and completion - the vacuum window system needs adjusting, radio was restored several years ago but now not working, a few other items need to be finished or installed - i.e. engine and glove box decals,hood knob, under door rubber, heater hook up. Window button escutcheons still needed.  All metal is solid, all chrome and stainless has been restored, new brakes tires and upholstery.  A complete set of original tools and jack as well as an original glove box book come with the car. 

On the Ford production card for this car it is listed as being built on December 4, 1941 and delivered on December 11, 1941 - during a very unique time in history.

Also available are many original 1942 parts and original literature.  Title is clean and clear.  The car is located just south of Carson City in Northern Nevada.  Any question or details or additional photos needed give me a call - Gary 775 781-5225

 

Car sold as is with no warranty or returns.  Buyer responsible for arranging pick up or shipping.  Seller reserves the right to close this auction early if vehicle is sold from other current listings outside of ebay.




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J Mays retiring from Ford design, succeeded by Moray Callum

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 13:32:00 EST

Ford's highly influential head of design, J Mays, has announced that he'll be retiring from his position after 33 years in the industry, 16 of which were at the Dearborn, MI-based company. Upon departure, he'll be succeeded as group vice president of design by Moray Callum. If that last name sounds familiar, yes, he's the brother of Jaguar's Ian Callum.
It's difficult to explain just how big of a role Mays had on not just Ford's design over the years, but on the entire industry. Before heading to Dearborn, Mays worked for Audi, BMW and then Volkswagen, where he was involved in concept cars that paved the way for design icons like the first-generation Audi TT and the Volkswagen New Beetle. As for his Ford resume, it's extensive.
Mays joined the company in 1997 as design director for Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Mazda, as well as the Premier Automotive Group (Volvo, Land Rover, Jaguar and Aston Martin). He was heavily involved in the Ford Fusion, Focus, Fiesta, Taurus, F-150 and Mustang, while also contributing to concept cars like the Atlas, Evos, 427, Forty-Nine, Shelby GR-1, Lincoln MKZ and the MKC.

Lincoln to resurrect old nameplates for China?

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 10:00:00 EST

Judging by the success that many luxury automakers are currently experiencing in China, it's no surprise that Lincoln plans to take advantage of the situation by peddling its wares across the Pacific. Lincoln will open its first Chinese dealership next year, but potential buyers there won't be mucking through the same alphabet soup of car names found in American showrooms. USA Today reports that Ford's luxury car division could revert back to legacy names (like Continental and Zephyr) in China while keeping the MK_ names here in North America.
In speaking to Ford exec Jim Farley during the LA Auto Show, USA Today says that Lincoln could switch its naming structure as models are refreshed. Farley didn't confirm that the naming revamp would be a China-only decision, but article leaves little hope that American buyers will get to see the return of classic names anytime soon.
Why would Ford rehash old Lincoln names for China only? Buyers there seem to have a better historical associations with the nameplates than in the US. Chinese also still hold Lincoln in high regard, associating the marque with use by prominent government officials.

Ford hybrids getting update to improve fuel economy

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:00:00 EST

Ford has announced that it is introducing "calibration updates designed to improve on-road fuel economy for owners of the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid and 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid."
We can speculate that these changes are at least due in part to lawsuits over mileage claims of hybrid vehicles. The automaker is enhancing 2013 models starting in August by raising their electric cruising speed to 85 miles per hour from 62 mph, optimizing the use of active grille shutters and the climate control system, shortening the engine warm-up period by 50 percent and reducing electric fan speed to minimize the fan's energy consumption.
It bears mentioning that Ford is doing pretty well in the US electrified vehicle market this year. The company claims to have grown its share in the segment by 12 points to 16 percent while taking a high number of Toyota Prius trade-ins in the process. Conversely, Toyota has experienced a five-percent drop in new-Prius sales over the same period. Additionally, Ford states that it has increased its share of the US vehicle market by one percent this year, more than any full-line automaker.