1973 Lincoln Continental Mark Iv on 2040-cars
North Platte, Nebraska, United States
THIS AUCTION IS FOR A 1973 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL MARK IV THAT A FRIEND OF MINE HAS ASKED ME TO LIST FOR HIM.IT HAS 49,744 ACTUAL MILES IT IS ALL ORIGINAL.HE DID HAVE THE CARBURETOR REBUILT HAS NEW PLUGS NEW STARTER AND THE GAS TANK WAS REPLACED.IT HAS A 460 FORD ENGINE.THE CAR CAME FROM THE ORIGINAL OWNER WHO WAS A DR HIS WIFE LET THE CAR SET IN THE GARAGE FOR YEARS.MY FRIEND WHO IS THE 2nd OWNER GOT THE CAR STARTED AND THE CAR RAN VERY WELL.THEN HE LET IT SAT FOR 2YRS IN HIS GARAGE WITH A CAR COVER OVER IT DO TO OTHER PROJECTS.WE TOOK THE CAR OUT OF THE GARAGE AND RAN INTO SOME PROBLEMS.VALVES WERE STICKING.REMOVED VALVE COVERS AND FOUND SOME BROKEN PUSH RODS..HE HAD A MECHANIC LOOK AT IT ENGINE NOT HURT STILL TURNS FREELY ALL IT NEEDS IS THE HEADS REBUILT.SO TO MANY PROJECT HE SAYS MUST SELL.THE PAINT ON THIS CAR IS VERY NICE AND SHINE CHROME IS EXCELLENT NICE INTERIOR NO RIPS TRANS SHIFTED GREAT WHEN IT WAS RUNNING CARPET IS GOOD WINDSHIELD IS CRACKED LOTS OF RUBBER LEFT ON TIRES NO DRY ROT TOP IS IN GOOD CONDITION.THE CAR ALSO COMES WITH 7 SHOP BOOKS THAT TELLS ALL ABOUT THIS CAR FOR EASY FIX VOL: 1 TO VOL: 7. HAVE THE HEADS DONE AND IT WOULD BE A VERY NICE RIDE.CAR COVER COMES WITH THE CAR.OVER ALL A VERY NICE VINTAGE LINCOLN TO DRIVE AND ENJOY FOR THOSE FINE SUMMER DAYS.HAS A CLEAR TITLE FOR A SMOOTH TRANSACTION. IF YOU NEED MORE INFO FEEL FREE TO EMAIL......email@example.com.....THANKS
FOR LOOKING AT THIS AUCTION.CAR HAS NO EXISTING WARRANTY...PAYMENT WITH PAYPAL ONLY....DEPOSIT OF $500.00 WITHIN 24HRS OF AUCTION CLOSE FULL PAYMENT WITHIN 7 DAYS OF AUCTION CLOSE
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 18:28:00 EST
The Dodge Dart, Cadillac XTS and Lincoln MKS all failed to earn a "Recommended" rating from Consumer Reports. When it came to the compact Dart, the organization's testers thought the vehicle offered a quiet cabin, solid-feeling chassis and nimble suspension, but the new model ultimately fell short of the coveted rating due to powertrain issues. The institute's reviewers found the base 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine to be underpowered and noted "drivability issues" when the available turbocharged 1.4-liter four was paired with the optional dual-clutch transmission (some of our editors disliked it paired with the six-speed manual). CR also dinged the latter powerplant for sounding "raspy." For what it's worth, we think the forced-induction engine offers an excellent and playful exhaust note, but that's just us.
Thu, 10 May 2012 08:29:00 EST
As for the XTS, CR lauded the car for its luxurious cabin, but the vehicle's experience was dulled by its finicky CUE infotainment interface. Overall, the big Cadillac scored much higher than its cross-town rival from Lincoln. While testers found the American luxury sedan to offer a quiet ride and quality fit and finish, they felt the MKS delivered a "cramped driving position, ungainly handling, uncomposed ride, and limited visibility." Ouch. At the end of the day, both cars fell short of rivals from Japan, Germany and Korea. Check out the full press release below with more details, along with CR's musings on the Chevrolet Spark and Lexus ES.
When General Motors put down several of its brands in recent years, it also let loose thousands of brand-loyal customers who will eventually need another car.
Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:01:00 EST
R.L. Polk Associates estimates there are more than 18 million cars from 16 discontinued makes on the road today. Those "orphan owners" have sales-hungry competitors seeing dollar signs. GM is offering Saturn owners $1,000 cash toward a Chevy Cruze, Cadillac CTS or a GMC Acadia. Ford is giving its Mercury lease customers a chance to get out of their contracts with no early-termination penalty and offering to waive six remaining payments if they drive off in a Ford or Lincoln.
Edmunds.com research shows the efforts are paying off somewhat for GM, with 39 percent of Pontiac owners, 37 percent of Hummer owners and 31 percent of Saturn owners taking delivery of another GM-branded vehicle. But that leaves as much as 69 percent of owners going elsewhere. Ford, Honda and Toyota seem to be attracting many former GM owners.
Ford's efforts to resuscitate its moribund Lincoln luxury brand began in earnest with the introduction of its 2014 MKZ sedan, a model many labeled as the marque's make-or-break offering. Of course, one model does not a comeback make, and with the MKZ just now starting to trickle into dealers, it will be some time before America's jury of consumers comes in with their judgment. More to the point, it's likely to take better than a decade's worth of products and sustained marketing effort to even begin to figure out whether Lincoln has a shot at redemption or if it will die of Mercury poisoning. After all, rival General Motors has been pouring resources into Cadillac since the late '90s, and if the sales charts are any guidance, it's still probably too early to declare its rebirth a success.
Certainly, a brand with Ford's resources, free of distractions (read: the now-defunct Premier Auto Group and various other side projects) should be able to successfully market a single luxury brand, particularly one with such a rich - if distant - history. Especially now with the Blue Oval enjoying more consumer goodwill than at any time in recent history. So let's all give Alan Mulally and friends a little room to work, eh?
We can start by focusing on the compact crossover seen before you, the Lincoln MKC Concept. Riding atop the same global C-platform that underpins the Ford C-Max, Escape and Focus, the MKC showcar here presages a production small CUV that will stick its distinctive nose into one of the auto industry's fastest-growing segments.