The Lincoln Continental Story From Zephyr to Mark II

The Lincoln Continental Story From Zephyr to Mark II
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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781583881545
Publisher: Enthusiast Books
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The complete story of the original Lincoln Continental, as told in the pages of Continental Comments, the authoritative publication of the Lincoln and Continental Owners Club. Loaded with insightful stories never before published outside of this award-winning magazine. Read about the development of the Lincoln-Zephyr and its evolution into the original 1939-40 Lincoln Continental, along with quotes from people who originally designed the car. Includes stories on the 1949 Lincoln Continental that was never produced, and the 1949-51 era Lincoln flathead V-8s that succeeded the original Lincoln Continental. Concludes with the development of the $10,000 1956-57 Continental II, why it missed the mark, and was discontinued after only two years. Also included are stories about movie star and other celebrity owned Lincoln Continental cars including Rita Hayworth, Mickey Rooney, Jack Benny, Babe Ruth and Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781583881545
Illustrations: B&W Ill: 160
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in x 0.375 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm x 9.525 mm
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