Fancy Parking

This is one of my favorite cars, the Lincoln Continental Mark VI.
Lincoln Continental Mark VI
Yes, I was a Ford fan boy, predisposed to trying to love everything they made. But there was more than that here.

  • I loved the whizbang technology of the “electronic” dash.
  • At the time, I thought the proportions were better than the “look how long my dick hood is” proportions of the Mark V.
  • 20 mpg on the highway?  In a Lincoln? AYFKM?
  • Yes, the styling was derivative.  The deuce was still running the show, so of course it was.

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Zero is not a speed

Corvair Greenbrier Sportswagon
Therefore, this Covair version of the mystery machine is not unsafe. Except from meteors.  The Marty Feldman look on the front end assures that there will me no “Chevy van” babymaking going on, so it’s that kind of safe too.