1976 Lincoln Continental Town Car 2-door 460/7.5l Mint Condition Only 2 Owners on 2040-cars
Southport, North Carolina, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Town Car
Trim: Town Coupe 2 Door
Options: 8 Track, AM/FM Stereo, Tilt Wheel, Power Antenna, Cartier Clock, Remote Trunk, Leather Seats
Drive Type: RWD Automatic Trans
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Sub Model: Coupe
Exterior Color: White
Disability Equipped: No
Interior Color: Tan
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
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:"This Car is a Head-Turner!!! It has been meticulously maintained for the three years I have owned it and it is professionally detailed every quarter. I drive this vehicle almost every weekend (weather permitting of course) and to the best of my knowledge, this vehicle is 100% sound"
Bi-Centennial Edition!! 2 owners with 43,000 documented original miles. This vehicle is cosmetically original. Eight Track Player, AM/FM Stereo, Power Antenna, Tilt Wheel, Cartier Clock, Remote Trunk, and all power options (Seats, Windows Etc.).
Upgrades in June of 2012 are: Emissions Controls Removed, New Edelbrock 4-Barrell Carb, New Exhaust System Split with Dual Mufflers, New OEM AC Control Module, Power Window Mechanisms and Drive Motors Replaced, New White-Wall Tires, New Battery, Wiring Harness, Plugs, Points, and Complete Tune-Up within the last 5,000 Miles
Professionally appraised (prior to above work) in 2010 for $13,850.
This Car is a Head-Turner!!! It has been meticulously maintained for the three years I have owned it and it is professionally detailed every quarter. I drive this vehicle almost every weekend (weather permitting of course) and to the best of my knowledge, this vehicle is 100% sound.
More pictures available upon request.
Thanks for looking and hope we can make this your next Classic Car
Lincoln Town Car for Sale
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 08:30:00 EST
It used to be that if you wanted a luxury SUV, you had to go big. Just look at the first high-riders released by some of the major luxury automakers - Audi Q7, Cadillac Escalade, Lexus LX - and you'll see what we mean. But since 2009 the small premium crossover segment has grown a whopping 200 percent, so it's no surprise that each has followed up with smaller luxury crossovers. And this is the latest.
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:29:00 EST
At the other end of the utility spectrum from the Navigator, the new Lincoln MKC is based on the Ford Escape (much as the old pseudo-premium Mercury Mariner was), but completely rebodied and luxed up to put it in another league. Although we're still not sold on Lincoln's family fascia, the grille treatment on the MKC is certainly one of the better variations on the theme to date. The Dart-like rear lights dominate the wrap-around tailgate, and the overall shape looks taut and upscale. The same can be said of the dynamically-designed interior, taking the concept revealed in Detroit earlier this year to production fairly seamlessly.
Power will come from a choice of EcoBoost four-cylinder engines with turbocharging and direct injection: a 2.0-liter with 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque, or a slightly punchier new 2.3-liter with 275 hp and 300 lb-ft. Lincoln didn't disclose what transmission they'll be mated to, but did note that the MKC carries the brand's "signature" push-button gear shifter. It comes standard in front drive, but buyers who upgrade to all-wheel drive (or tick the right box) will also benefit from a new adaptive suspension Lincoln calls Continuously Controlled Damping. Other features include an approach-detection system that lights the car up and projects a Lincoln "welcome mat" on the pavement when you get close to the car, and a "bread-crumbing" feature that lets you track where your vehicle has been.
Mon, 17 Dec 2012 08:27:00 EST
Ford has announced five separate recalls, affecting 202,000 vehicles built between 2005 and 2014.
It's not been a great couple of weeks for Ford. On October 30, the company announced a 205,000-unit recall, and yesterday, it was revealed that the Ford brand's year-over-year sales were down over 5,000 units while the company itself was down 3,000 units over through October. Now, the company has announced five separate recalls affecting 202,000 vehicles built between 2005 and 2014.
According to a Bloomberg report, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded an investigation into complaints of unintended acceleration lodged against Ford vehicles. The investigation began in June of 2010 when just three complaints had been received and it only concerned the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan, but this was at a time when the phrase "unintended acceleration" made grown men go pale. With 49 additional complaints received since then, the investigation has been reclassified as an engineering analysis - the last phase before a recall - and it has been expanded to include the Lincoln MKZ, making for a total of "around 480,000" units affected between the three sedans from the 2008 to 2010 model years.
The ostensible cause is that floor mats are trapping the accelerator pedal, but according to a Ford statement at the time, the entrapment is due to owners placing the optional all-weather floor mats, or aftermarket floor mats, on top of the car's standard floor mats. NHTSA has backed up that assessment, pinning the blame on "unsecured or double stacked floor mats."
On the face of it, it would appear that NHTSA has upgraded the status not because of Ford's error, but owner error, and Ford has stated publicly that it is "disappointed" in NHTSA's move. On top of NHTSA still being skittish after that other unintended acceleration debacle, it could be seen to be taking its time investigating all of the variables: it's reported that Ford changed its accelerator pedal design in 2010, a "heel blocker" in the floorpan has been considered a potential culprit in how the floor mats could be trapping the pedal, some drivers have said the floor mats weren't anywhere near the pedal, and according to a report in the LA Times, in "a letter sent by Ford to NHTSA in August 2010, the automaker said it found three injuries and one fatality that 'may have resulted from the alleged defect.'"