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1981 Lincoln Town Car for sale 101639537
1981 Lincoln Town Car
GR Auto Gallery
(877) 690-4504

1981 Lincoln Town Car

Coupe Car for sale by GR Auto Gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512


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Classic Car Overview

GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this 1981 Lincoln Town Car for your consideration. This Lincoln comes in a Medium Nutmeg Metallic paint complemented by a brown and wooden interior. Powering this Town Car is a 302ci 5.0 Liter V8 paired to an automatic transmission. This Town Car features powering steering, power brakes, power windows, power locks, power seats, and AM/FM radio. Drive this one out of our showroom or have us assist with shipping it to you anywhere in the United States! Dont hesitate to give us a call with any questions or for more information.

A model year removed from the extensive downsizing of its full-size model range, the Lincoln division underwent a revision of its nameplates. Following the discontinuation of the compact Versailles sedan, Lincoln was left marketing six nearly identical vehicles (Continental, Continental Town Car, and Mark VI, all offered both as two-door and four-door sedans). For 1981, the Lincoln Town Car was introduced, consolidating the Continental and Continental Town Car into a single model line slotted below the Mark VI. Largely similar to the 1980 Lincoln Continental, the Lincoln Town Car was offered as a two-door and four-door sedan (the Town Coupe nameplate was discontinued). Largely overshadowed by its Mark VI counterpart, the Town Car two-door was discontinued for 1982. As the Mark VII was introduced for 1984, Lincoln pared its full-size line down solely to the Town Car four-door sedan. At the time of its launch, the Town Car had been slated for replacement by front-wheel-drive model lines (in anticipation of further volatility in fuel prices); as fuel prices began to stabilize, demand initially rose for the model line, leading Lincoln-Mercury to produce the Town Car through the 1980s with few visible changes. Over 200,000 were sold for 1988, the highest ever for the model line. However, this increase was mostly due to an extended 1988 Town Car model year which ran from March 1987 to October 1988 instead of the usual 12 month period. Conversely, the 1987 Town Car with its shortened model year only had sales of just over 76,000. Although remaining Lincolns top-selling model, calendar-year sales declined each year for the Town Car between 1986 and 1989. This decline was mostly blamed on its aging design and the increased popularity of the Continental which had been fully redesigned for 1988.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    112,863 miles
  • Engine
    V8 5.0L
  • Transmission
  • Exterior Color
    Lincoln Medium Nutmeg Metallic

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