It’s not the worst Fox-body ever

Because that is an overcrowded field already.  What the 1982 Lincoln Continental has going for it is that it is not instantly recognizable as a Fairmont derivative.

1982 Lincoln Continental
Yes, it does sort of have Cougar face, but not in the “slap a new front cap on an LTD II and call it a Cougar” badge engineering we saw earlier.  Or on the predecessor Versailles sired by a Monarch.
Other pluses:
  • a much better take on the Daimler/Jag bustleback than the Seville.
  • At no time could you get one with that 2.3 OHC four cylinder that found its way into nearly every other Fox variant.
  • It went it’s own way, instead of “Versailles II.”  It’s like the difference between the box birds of 80-82 and the 83-86 “aero” birds.

1982 Lincoln Continental

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