Forgotten Fox: 1978 Mercury Zephyr

One Fox platform that doesn’t seem to get as much attention as many of the others is the Ford Fairmont and its corporate cousin the Mercury Zephyr, both compacts that went into production back in 1978.  The Fairmont replaced… more»

Two Zephyr Deal: 1937 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan and Parts Car

Amid the Great Depression, the management of the Lincoln Division of the Ford Motor Company took an incredible risk.  With sales of the hand-built Model K lagging, Edsel Ford and his team designed and built one of the most… more»

Original Survivor: 1947 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan

You don’t see these every day. In fact, it’s only the second 1947 Lincoln Zephyr we’ve ever featured here on Barn Finds and I can’t recall ever seeing one at a car show. As is quite common in vehicles… more»

Rust-Free Project: 1937 Lincoln Zephyr

Henry and Edsel Ford were a father-and-son team, but they were also polar opposites. Where Henry was a practical man who avoided change, Edsel was a man of style, sophistication, and good taste who readily embraced change. These differences… more»

American V12 In France: 1939 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe

Judging by the layer of barn fresh grime, this Lincoln has been in storage for a long time. Lincoln Zephyrs are not ultra-rare but you don’t see them very often. In France where this Zephyr is located, I’m sure… more»

1-Of-5: 1942 Lincoln-Zephyr 3-Window Coupe

The dictionary describes a Zephyr as being a soft and gentle breeze. That seems to be a pretty apt name for a car that was designed to waft down the road, wrapping its occupants in total luxury. The Lincoln-Zephyr… more»

Original Survivor: 1939 Lincoln-Zephyr V12

When it was initially launched in 1936, the Lincoln-Zephyr was one of the most stylish, sleek and aerodynamic vehicles offered by an American manufacturer at that point in time. The brainchild of Edsel Ford, the Zephyr was also a… more»

31,500 Mile 1981 Mercury Zephyr

As a somewhat more luxurious counterpart to the Ford Fairmont, this 1981 Mercury Zephyr was still not very luxurious compared to anything available today in the medium luxury class. But, that’s what makes it such an interesting era and… more»

Sleeper Station Wagon: 1978 Mercury Zephyr

I love what old-school naval personnel would refer to as a “Q-Ship.” A Q-Ship is a vessel with concealed weaponry, which is what this 1978 Zephyr Wagon has in abundance. Barn Finder Ikey H spotted this absolute barnstormer for… more»

Art Deco Find: 1937 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe

The epitome of Art Deco style and luxury, this V12 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe is a fantastically scarce find that is just begging to be put back on the road. Discovered by the seller 15 years ago, it would seem… more»

Parked In The ’50s: 1942 Lincoln Zephyr

With the advent of World War II, US new car manufacturing ended as the automotive industry threw its weight behind the war effort. Lincoln was no exception to this rule, and production of the Zephyr ended on 10th February… more»

Parked for 30 Years: 1937 Lincoln Zephyr

When Henry Ford purchased the near-bankrupt Lincoln Motor Company in 1922, he did so for three very diverse reasons. One of these reasons was purely personal, as Lincoln founders, Henry M. Leland, had led a group of investors who… more»

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