As Bentley’s go, it’s heretical. Only the muted paint saves it from being abominable. Nothing about this says tasteful or elegant. It says ricer with a trust fund. Is it fast? One hopes, since it was blindingly fast from the factory. The add-ons can’t kill too much speed, can they? Killing libidos is a different […]
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or something. The 1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V Cartier
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This is one of my favorite cars, the 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.
it’s simple. Buy a new (to you) Bentley Continental GTC (look, no plate!). Unload it a block off Rush street. Cruise for babes, valet park… Hookers and blow ensues (one hopes)
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