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1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet

Condition: Used
Make: Lincoln
Model: Continental
SubModel: Cabriolet
Type: --
Trim: Cabriolet
Year: 1948
Mileage: 35118
VIN: 8H181280
Color: Blue
Engine: 292 V12
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: --
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Local pick-up only

Description for Lincoln Continental 1948

The luxury and prestigious Lincoln Continentals were built 1939-1942, after the war they were reintroduced in 1946-1948 with minor changes from the 1942 model. Believed to be the first Lincoln Continental was custom designed and built for Edsel Ford to use for a vacation. Designed by Lincoln's head stylist and master designer Bob Gregori. A very expensive car in its time; buyers considered it an investment in luxury. 1948 was the very last year for the Mark I V12; only... to be reintroduced in 1956 with complete new Gordon Buehrig design. Recognized as a full classic by Class Car Club of America, CCCA and adds to the value and desirability. This car comes from an estate of a very discerning collector and was professionally body up restored in 1992. Recipient of AACA National first place both Junior and Senior divisions. The general appearance of this car; recently and completely refreshed, is a strong #2 category. The Regal Blue paint still looks factory fresh along with very presentable chrome. The red leather interior looks excellent with little ware. Engine, transmission, and overdrive believed rebuilt at the time of restoration. 1948 is the last year of the run and only one of 452 built makes this V-12 Lincoln a wonderful epic survivor. 125 HP V-12 LHead engine with overdrive powers this car smooth and effortlessly. Mint Cabriolets value range $85 to $110,000 - this car is a value at $69,900.00. Call our classic car division at 815-323-6536 for more vehicle information. Power Top (Tan Harts Cloth) Last Year of Continental & 1 or 452 Cabriolets Produced Radio Heater Clock Top Boot Jack and Tools