1966 Lincoln Continental

Streetside Classics-Phoenix
614 E. Auto Center Dr.
Mesa, AZ

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Mesa, AZ



Year 1966
Mileage 7916
Engine 8
Doors 4
Transmission Automatic
Make Lincoln
Model Continental

Continental 1966

Title Status --
Exterior Color White
Interior Color Black


There is no better way to showcase timeless grace. This 1966 Lincoln Continental convertible has one of the best presentations showcasing one of the most sophisticated color combinations around. So when it also has its big 462 V8, A/C interior, and plenty of luxury features, you're looking at the best of everything.

It was quite a daring feat to build a four-door convertible, and especially so with those rear-hinged suicide doors. What's amazing is that the designers wrapped this bold idea in a modern design that showed restraint from being too outrageous with the sheetmetal. That's how an elegant icon was born. This one showcases this attitude nicely with a timeless white paint with a crisp black roof combo. The slab sides give way to chrome accent lines that run the length of the car. The rest of the brightwork is nearly as important to keeping this convertible complete, which makes having those big bumpers, wide horizontal grille, and original slotted hubcaps so essential.

Because this has such a nice color combo with the roof up, we're quite glad the black interior gives you the same look when the top is down. Wide seating, plush carpeting, and plenty of legroom make this a true executive-class drop-top. And while opening up all the doors on this full-size luxury machine creates an iconic look, the one that really matters is the driver's door. You can slip behind the fashionable dual-spoke factory wheel, power adjust your seat, and fold down the armrest for individual comfort. All the controls are right at your fingertips, including the cool power locks, and everything looks absolutely vintage. Keen eyes will spot that the radio is actually a retro-style AM/FM digital tuner with Bluetooth. So that means you get to have the best in modern music without jeopardizing the very vintage atmosphere. The full power windows package works for the driver's door (including the vent windows,) and the power top operates smoothly. So you can go from enclosed luxury to an open air experience without ever leaving the driver's seat. And the factory air conditioning is still blowing nice and cold to keep you comfortable even when top-down in the summer.

The sporty front-hinged hood gives a great view of the large 462 cubic-inch MEL V8. This is the correct powerplant for the convertible, and the big blue valve covers and air grabber on top lets people know that you are keeping this cool cruiser quite factory-correct. There's plenty of power thanks to the huge displacement and a four-barrel carburetor. The three-speed automatic transmission has the kind of smooth action you want in a vintage car like this, and the suspension just knows how to soak up bumps in the road. Power brakes with discs up front, power steering, and modern Hankook tires make this a true easy-going luxury driving machine.

A proper Lincoln is all about upper-class comfort, and this one has been given the right care and investment to uphold that tradition nicely. So the appeal of this convertible is as clear as black and white...literally. So don't miss this iconic classic. Call today!!!


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