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1958 Lincoln Continental
The Mark III Lincoln Contiental Convertible

1958 Lincoln Continental

New for the Lincoln Continental in 1958 was a 430 cu. in 375 hp V8 engine accompanied with a Turbo-Drive transmission. The main bones of the Continental body features an all steel body with welded double panel doors. Inside features many luxury conveniences all avaialbe at the touch of a button. Including a retractable rear window that slides out of sight with just a flick of the switch to give an open car ventilation. The exterior is polished with baked enamel with 3 primer coats, and 2 finish coats to give it the ultimate sheen.

 

1958 Lincoln Continental Production and Specifications

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
Continental Series
N/A 54A 4-dr Sedan - 6P $6,012 4,888 lbs 1,283
N/A 65A 2-dr Hardtop Coupe - 6P $5,765 4,802 lbs 2,328
N/A 68A 2-dr Convertible - 6P $6,223 4,927 lbs 3,048
N/A 75A 4-dr Hardtop Sedan - 6P $6,012 4,884 lbs 5,891

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Overall Height Width Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Continental 131 in 229 in 56.5 in 80.1 in 61 in 61 in 9.00 x 14

 

Vin Number Decoding - 1958 Lincoln

 
First Symbol - Engine
H = 430 V8 - 4bbl J= 430 V8 with (3) 2 bbl
Second Symbol - Year
8 = 1958
Third Symbol - Assembly Plant
Y = Wixom, MI.
Fourth Symbol - Body Series
A = 1958-1959 Capri 2 Dr Hardtop; 1959 4 Dr Sedan; 1959 4 Dr Hardtop Sedan
B = 1958 Capri 4 Dr Hardtop; 1959 Premiere 4 Dr Sedan; 1959 Premiere 4 Dr Hardtop; 1959 Premier 2 Dr Hardtop; 1959 Continental
D = 1959 Premiere 4 Dr Hardtop
E or F = 1958 Continental 2 Dr Hardtop
K = 1958 Capri 4 Dr Sedan
L = 1958 Premiere 4 Dr Sedan
M = 1958 Continental 4 Dr Sedan
Fifth Symbol - Division
4 = Lincoln
Last Five Symbols - Production Sequence
Starting at 00001

1958 Lincoln Options and Accessories

Description Description
Travel-Tuner Radio FM Radio Tuner
Single Control Heater Air Conditioner
Venetian Sun Visors Sealed Beam Portable Spotlight
Automatic Headlight Dimmer Seat Belts
Wheel Covers Power Vent Windows
6-way Power Seat Push-button Lubrication
Electric Door Locks Tinted Glass
Nylon Cord Tires Electric Trunk Release
Dual Automatic Radio Antennas Automatic Starter
Curb Buffer Moulding  

 

 

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