Continental

First Year Mark! 1956 Continental Mark II

Synonymous with luxury, the Lincoln Continental spanned through ten generations of cars, and while it took a pause here and there the Continental nameplate ultimately lasted until just a couple of years ago when it was put to rest… more»

1 of 350: 1940 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet

The 1940 Lincoln Continental set a new standard for luxury cars made in the U.S. It would be the last American-built automobile produced with V12 power. In the car’s first year in production (1940), only 404 copies were assembled… more»

1-of-1: 1940 Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Club Coupe

The 1940 model year was a banner one for Lincoln. Sales figures for that year revealed that an incredible 22,046 buyers had driven away in one of their vehicles. However, they still managed to retain their vital air of… more»

1 of 444: 1957 Continental Mark II

The Mark II was Ford Motor Company’s image car in the 1950s, produced in limited quantities to compete with the likes of Rolls-Royce. Rumor has it that Ford lost money on every one of them that they built. It… more»

1 of 400: 1941 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet

If there were ever a Mt. Rushmore of great Lincoln designs, the elegant 1940-1941 Lincoln Continental would certainly be on it. These low production classics (only 400 cabriolets and 850 coupes were produced in 1941; even fewer in 1940)… more»

9k Mile Survivor? 1977 Lincoln Continental

The Continental dominated Lincoln production for 55 years – until 2020 when the company decided to focus exclusively on crossovers and SUVs. The car’s fifth-generation was built between 1970-79, including this ’77 edition which has been off the road… more»

1 of 850: 1941 Lincoln Continental

The 1941 Lincoln Continental was the epitome of luxurious cars in the 1930s-40s. So much so that a couple of them were chosen to appear in The Godfather movie of 1972. The seller thinks this one was featured in… more»

Museum Find: 1957 Continental Mark II

Do cars belong in museums? It is an interesting topic, and it will ignite views from both sides of the fence. While I deem it essential to preserve classic cars, I always feel that they deserve an opportunity to… more»

Block Party: 1977 Lincoln Continental Mark V

We used to joke in high school that the Lincoln Continental was as long as a city block. This car is listed here on eBay with a Buy It Now Price of $16,000. The seller has also included a… more»

Museum Find: 1964 Lincoln Continental

I’m not sure how you feel, but I have always believed that while preserving classic cars is essential, designers and manufacturers never intended their creations to spend their lives as museum pieces. That has been the fate of this… more»

1 of 847: 1948 Lincoln Continental Club Coupe

My high school Government teacher had one of these behemoths in his garage in the mid 70s that he was hoping to restore. He let me look at it one day because he knew I was an old car… more»

Taking Aim at Rolls-Royce! 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II

The Mark II was an uber-luxury coupé sold by the Continental Division of Ford in 1956-57. It was the flagship FOMOCO automobile, marketed against the Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud. Supposedly, Ford lost money on every one of them sold because… more»

Stored Since ’82: 1971 Lincoln Mark III

The Lincoln Continental Mark III was a huge success for Ford Motor Company, and in its three model year run from 1969 through 1971 when the personal luxury car was king, Lincoln dealers managed to sell more than 70,000… more»

Price Drop: 1941 Lincoln Continental

We’ve seen a few examples of pre-war Lincoln Continentals here at Barn Finds in recent times, but this 1941 example stands out from the crowd. While most have been in desperate need of restoration, this car runs and drives… more»

460 V8 Project: 1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V

In the late 1970s, most car buyers were migrating to smaller, more fuel-efficient automobiles. Except for those who were affluent and didn’t care about the cost of gasoline. The Lincoln Continental Mark V continued to knock down some impressive… more»

Lifted Luxury: 1967 Lincoln Continental 4×4

For the 1967 model year, Lincoln Continental production totaled just under 46,000 units. Many of those cars, particularly the 2-door coupes and 4-door convertibles, were well-cared-for, driven lightly, and went on to become valuable collector vehicles. Our feature vehicle,… more»