Or at least his car did.
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.
Just come to southwestern Michigan. More Reattas and Rivieras per capita than anywhere on Earth. Or so it seems…Read more "Wouldn’t You Really Rather Have a Buick?"
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. 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 […]Read more "It’s not the worst Fox-body ever"