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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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Lincoln prepping MKZ re-launch?

Thu, 04 Apr 2013 11:32:00 EST

Launching an all-new car is no easy task. Case in point is the 2013 Lincoln MKZ, introduced with the fanfare of a major nationwide marketing campaign, including expensive Super Bowl ads, just as Ford was curbing production over potential quality issues. The resulting mess was nothing short of a nightmare for any automaker - customers visiting dealerships looking for cars that hadn't been delivered yet. Disappointed buyers walked out of Lincoln retailers without new keys in their hands, or switched to a competing brand to fill empty spaces in their driveways.
The impact was painful, as Lincoln's sales in January and February of this year were among the lowest it has recorded in more than a quarter century. Even though March looked a bit brighter, with the supply crisis reportedly over (there are 3,000 units in transit and production is approaching 200 units per day) the automaker is reportedly studying the feasibility of giving its pivotal MKZ the launch it originally deserved.
According to TheDetroitBureau.com, putting the MKZ back on consumer's radar could cost Ford tens of millions of dollars, but that kind of investment may be warranted if potential buyers have forgotten about the new model... or worse, if they have forgotten about Lincoln.

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Mon, 03 Dec 2012 17:25:00 EST

We record Autoblog Podcast #311 tonight, and you can drop us your questions and comments regarding the rest of the week's news via our Q&A module below. Also for episode #311, Dan, Zach and Autoblog Editor-in-Chief John Neff chatted with Dan Greenawalt, Creative Director of Turn 10 Studios, about Forza Horizon. Subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so, and if you want to take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio only) channel at 10:00 PM Eastern tonight.
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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.