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1948 Lincoln Continental Resto Mod on 2040-cars

Year:1948 Mileage:79678

Homosassa, Florida, United States

Homosassa, Florida, United States

 Beautiful 1948 Lincoln Continental Resto-Mod. The best parts were used in the build of this classic. Ready to drive across America tomorrow. Always garaged and driven, not a trailer queen. This car has taken part in the Good Guys Touring and Power Tour Key West. For sale by private owner with a clear, Florida title.

  • Very straight, all metal body. No rust, no dents.
  • Continental kit.
  • All new and/or re-chromed accents. No dents in any chrome.
  • Chrome fender mud guards.
  • Side & rear glass original and not scratched up. Side windows are tinted. Front glass was replaced.
  • All rubber replaced.
  • Eight year old paint job still in show quality shape.
  • Coker 15" 225/75/R15 Wide Whites, Sidewall tires with Chrome Reverse wheels, Baby Moon caps.
  • 1977 Pacer front end with rack & pinion steering and disc. brakes.
  • 4-wheel disc. brakes.
  • Trunk battery.
  • Finished trunk in carpet.
  • Wilwood front & rear, dimpled/slotted disc. brake rotors.
  • Vintage Air and heat.
  • Converted, all 12 volt system.
  • Complete Painless Wiring.
  • Completely restored, all original gauges/speedometer, in stock dash.
  • Power: Steering, brakes, windows, locks, seats, antenna.
  • Electric, 2 speed windshield wipers.
  • 1969 Impala tilt column/wheel with cruise control.
  • 1995 Ford Thunderbird power leather seats.
  • Original rear seats covered in real tan leather.
  • All Tan leather interior with suede headliner & suede sunvisors with mirrors and lights.
  • Keyless entry.
  • Clarion CD player with six CD changer, I pod, AM/FM, TV ready, Sirus ready, front/ rear speakers, remote control, Garmen equipped.
  • 1979 Ford 460ci crate engine. 680 Holley. Edelbrock aluminum high rise intake. Fuel pressure gauge. MSD ignition. Chrome Serpentine belt system with internal regulator Delco alternator, ac compressor, and power steering pump.
  • $1,000. Walker, custom oversized radiator specially made for this car.
  • Front/rear electric fans.
  • TH400/AOD transmission.
  • 9" ford rear end with 3:50 gears.  
  • Electric fuel pump with aircraft grade, fuel lines.
  • New gas tank with new sending unit.
  • Stainless engine compartment.
  • Proven on the Good Guys & Power Tour runs.
  • 79,678 miles on build and odometer since completed eight years ago.
  • Over $200,000 invested in this build.
  • Many build and tour pictures comes with the car.

Imperfections: Windshield frame is original aluminum. There are small spots on both lower sides near the corners where the paint has lifted slightly. It is not rust but oxidation from the original aluminum. Small chip in front windshield covered by a sticker.
After eight years and driven regularly, that is all the negatives we can say about the car.

We are representing this car for it's owner that we personally know. We have witnessed some of the time, money and care the owner has put into this classic over the past eight years we have known of the car.

Auction's terms: Winning bidder will give a $1,000. deposit within 48 hours of the auctions end. Winner will inspect car within two weeks of the auctions end. At that time you will pay for the car in full and pick the car up or decline the sale. We understand that the buyer could be traveling a considerable distance so the time frame is not set in stone. If the car is misrepresented, the deposit is refundable through Paypal. If it is just buyer's remorse, the deposit is non-refundable. Keep in mind that all monies have to clear before the car is released. This includes a Cashier's check as they still need time to clear. Thank you for your consideration.

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RWD Lincolns are coming, fate depends partly on MKZ success

Tue, 04 Dec 2012 11:01:00 EST

The product portfolio at Lincoln may seem a bit sparse at the moment, but if a report is to be believed, new products are on the way. spoke with sources at Lincoln and Ford, who claimed the American premium brand is working on, perhaps more than one, rear-wheel-drive vehicle.
Lincoln would likely platform-share with the next-generation Ford Mustang to develop those RWD offerings in the early going. Moving forward, the report indicates that Lincoln could take the lead on other rear-drive projects in the future. As the RWD architecture continues to take shape, "most or all" of the front-wheel-drive portfolio will also be offered with all-wheel drive as an option, ala Audi.
But wait, there's more! The report also suggests that a replacement for the full-size MKS is on the way, as well as a new Navigator and a luxury crossover based on the current Ford Escape.

Why the 2015 Lincoln MKC is 'holding some powder'

Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:01:00 EST

Earlier this month in our first drive of the 2015 MKC, we told you that Lincoln finally had a new vehicle in its arsenal worth crowing about. So with the compact premium crossover now finding its way into dealers, why aren't you seeing its likeness plastered on billboards and barraging you on television? It's because Lincoln is "holding some powder."
Those are the words of Lincoln's global director, Matt VanDyke, who tells Autoblog that the company is holstering some of its marketing guns because it's keen to avoid repeating the ill-timed efforts that blighted its last rollout, the MKZ. That vehicle's launch early last year was beset by various delays related to manufacturing and quality. The cadence issue was so dire that by the time the model reached showrooms in volume, Lincoln had already blown most of its budget on things like Super Bowl ads that ran weeks or even months before customers could check one out in person. It was a particularly trying series of events for parent Ford because the MKZ and its oversized marketing spend were charged with relaunching the Lincoln brand to the public.
Keen to avoid repeating the same timing issue and mindful of consumers' habits at this time of year, Lincoln is taking a different strategy with the MKC. According to VanDyke, "What we don't want to do is try and fight the summertime - people using television being down, and other mass media when school's out. New television shows aren't on." Of course, that doesn't mean Lincoln is sitting idle. VanDyke says, "By no means are we quiet during the next 90 days. This year, we're going to really spend the next 60 to 90 days using digital and social media, in-theater advertising and the like, and once we have full availability at dealerships, we'll really ramp up the advertising later on in the summer." Part of that early media effort includes immersive digital marketing like Lincoln's clever Dream Rides web experience.

MKC Concept is the real fresh start for Lincoln [w/poll]

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:39:00 EST

We were admittedly bullish about the Lincoln MKC Concept when we introduced it to you yesterday, as we were taken aback by how cohesive the C-platform crossover is in the metal. As it turns out, so were you, dear reader. With hundreds of comments booked on our original Deep Dive story, the overwhelming temperature of the Autoblog Commenteriat is one of surprise and delight - quite an accomplishment for a marque that many had written off for dead. The reception here under the bright lights of the Detroit Auto Show appears to be no less positive, but we thought you might want a second, closer look afforded by these live photos.
Lincoln remains mum on production MKC drivetrain specifics (we're thinking it will start with the 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder out of its similarly sized Ford Escape relative, or maybe the midlevel 1.6-liter), but we shouldn't have to wait too long. The showcar is expected to closely mirror the production model (due as early as later this year), so much so that Ford global marketing boss Jim Farley explicitly told the press conference masses, "When you see the MKC, do not think concept." That's good news, as the MKC is pivotal to Lincoln's effort to rebuild awareness and consideration on the back of its MKZ sedan, a model just now going on sale. In fact, with the small crossover segment exploding, the MKC could very well turn out to be more important to the brand than the MKZ.
After seeing these new photos, are you more or less enamored with Lincoln's new concept? Leave a comment after voting in our poll below.