1972 Lincoln Mark IV for sale 101453382
1972 Lincoln Mark IV
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1972 Lincoln Mark IV

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Classic Car Overview

Until youve been behind the wheel of a Motor City Behemoth from the disco era, you just dont know what smooth cruising truly is. Lexus has made a fortune selling isolation, but classics like this 1972 Continental Mark IV, a Cartier Designer Series car, take that mindset to an entirely different level. A special treat for Lincoln gurus, this fantastic full-size is an extremely well preserved survivor thats driven only 63,782 miles in roughly 40 years. And if youve been looking for a collectible thats not only pristine but original, and not only original but unique, youll have a hard time finding ANYTHING cooler!

Mid 70s metal features some of the most ornate styling from the Malaise Era. And this coupes classy white-on-white color combination is the perfect canvas for far-flung detail. In fact, the cars luxurious yet traditional pigment is decidedly stately, proving once again that good taste never goes out of style. With that paint comes vast sheetmetal, which, thanks to decades of spending time in a dry garage, appears straight, clean and as crisp as the day the Motor City stamped it. That solid fuselage lines up beautifully, featuring wide doors, which open and close with ease.

Speaking of fit and finish, everything on this incredible Detroit creation is exceptionally well planned. And the car carries just the right amount of ostentatiousness to make an impassioned first impression. At the front of its massive body, a broad bumper frames folding, Continental branded headlights and an oft-imitated grille that centers a sharp Lincoln emblem above a vivid MARK IV badge. A characteristically linear profile complements modernist parking lamps, flush door handles and clean cornering lamps with optional door guards, premium bodyside molding and polished rocker guards. Like-new glass, rides between classy mirrors, a correct Valino Grain roof, designer opera windows and polished metal fairings. And at the back of the car, a second broad bumper frames spotless taillights and a requisite Continental decklid thats dressed in full Lincoln regalia.

Motivation for this 5,300-pound beast is provided by a proven Ford 385-Series 460 which, according to the factory, twists 202 horsepower into 353 ft./lb. of smooth torque. Highly original, the massive engine bay is in great condition throughout, featuring many correct components and factory markings. All major service items are 100% functional, including factory air conditioning. The cars fenders are clean, its firewall straight, and all the places youd expect rust to hide are essentially solid and untouched.

Bottom-side, this Continental is equipped with Fords reliable and sturdy C6 3-speed automatic transmission, which drives a 9-inch axle and mild, 2.75 gears to effortless highway cruising. That powertrain hangs in a heavy duty suspension, which mixes fresh KYB Gas-A-Just shocks with power disc brakes and requisite power steering. Exhaust is handled by factory Ford converters and Ford branded mufflers, which are balanced by a familiar H-shaped crossover. Like the cars engine bay, that undercarriage is clean, honest and certainly not afraid of wet weather. And everything rolls on gorgeous forged wheels, which spin 230/70R15 tires around and white walls.

Naturally, the plush Versailles interior is just as cool as the rest of the car, wrapping minimal wear in exquisite 70s luxury. Pillowy seats, featuring a reclining option for the front passenger, are nicely padded pieces that feel every bit as supple as they look (rear seatbelts still have original plastic wrapping). In front of those mitts, a wood-trimmed dash hangs an optional Quadrasonic 8-track player and requisite Cartier clock amid factory climate control and conservative factory telemetry.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    124378N304026
  • Classic Car ID
    101453382
  • Stock Number
    CCAPHX-0007
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
    N/A
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Mileage
    63,782 miles
  • Engine
    V8 7.5L
  • Drivetrain
    N/A
  • Transmission
    Automatic 3-Speed
  • Exterior Color
    White
  • Custom Color
    N/A

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