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1951 Lincoln Lido
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1951 Lincoln Lido

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Classic Car Overview

1951 Lincoln Series 1EL "Lido" 2-Door Coupe
Vehicle Highlights:

Body Style L-72C
Serial Number #51LA5654L#
which indicates it was the 654th Lincoln 1EL model assembled at the secondary Los Angeles, CA assembly plant
Powered by a correct Lincoln 337" OEL-code V8 engine
Backed by the extra-cost optional 4 speed Hydra Matic automatic transmission
sourced by Ford from GM
Professionally refinished in era-correct 1951 Lincoln Brewster Green Metallic with a restored Green/Ivory leather interior
5-time Lincoln -- Continental Emeritus Award winner

Lincoln Lido Information:

The Lido was a specially trimmed Club Coupe that was fitted with either a canvas or vinyl top and custom interior. It was offered for just two years (1950-51) and was built to compete with GMs flashy new hardtop designs.
Just 4,482 of these standard club coupe body styles were built in 1951, and an unknown fraction of these were built as Lidos.

Estimates range from 500 to perhaps 1500 built each of the two years

Restoration Information:

Thoroughly restored in the early 2000s

with the majority of the work performed by D&L Restoration Inc. in Everett, WA.
Receipt folder from 2000-present show well over $120k spent on labor and materials
primarily at D&L Restoration

Full engine and transmission rebuilds by other vendors as well as other work are also documented.
Photos show discovery, complete disassembly, and subsequent rebuilding of the car
Refinished paint, trim, and upholstery
All of the soft rubber trim, hard and soft lines, as well as suspension links and bushings have all been replaced
Everything appearing operational and maintained during the restoration process
Reproduction US Royal tires show minimal wear and no age checking or notable discoloration of the sidewalls
The paint, chrome trim, and interior finishes are all very nice and show well
The doors open and shut easily, as do the roll down windows

Vehicle Information:

Brewster Green with White Vinyl Roof
Green and Ivory Vinyl with Green piping
Odometer shows 71,028 miles
337c.i. L-head V8 with 2bbl carb

Factory rated 154hp

4-speed (GM) Hydra-Matic trans
6-volt electricals
Full wheel covers
Wide whites
Fender skirts
F&R bumper overriders
Dual rearview mirrors
Gold colored body trim
Split windshield
Full instrumentation
AM radio
Courtesy lamps
Fold-down rear armrest
Pale green Mohair headliner
Full spare, jack
Frame off restoration at D&L Restoration in Everett, WA early 2000s

including all mechanicals, resto pics

Over $120k in receipts
Shop manuals
5-time Lincoln -- Continental Emeritus Award winner
Very nicely presented example
Built only for 1950-51

For more information on this 1951 Lincoln Lido Coupe, or any of our other sports, luxury and high-performance cars always in stock, please contact our friendly and knowledgeable sales team, or always feel free to stop by our Bellevue, WA Park Place Ltd campus - Where we have over 40,000 sq ft of indoor showrooms filled with the finest cars. As part of the Park Place Motor Group family, which includes Park Place Aston Martin and Lotus of Bellevue, Park Place Ltd is Home to the West Coasts Most Diverse Inventory of Luxury, Exotic, Collectible and Special Interest Automobiles. Nobody Has What We Have!

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    71,028 miles
  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Exterior Color
    Brewster Green

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