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LINCOLN CONTINENTAL (1940-42)

Cabriolet, coupé.

Mechanically identical to the Zephyr, this one has the classic Continental look, a long bonnet, short boot and spare wheel mounted at the back. First car from Ford to have a column mounted gear change. Optional automatic hood and window operation from '41 on, engine bored out to 5018cc, pleated cloth upholstery, and cast iron heads from 1942 on, when the model was dropped due to exigencies of war.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
4378cc (V12 SV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1940 to 1942  
Number produced:
1990