Who Buys A Pair Of 1979 Lincoln Continentals And Keeps Them With Delivery Mileage For 42 Years?


We always love to see a good story of a regular everyday car that has been incredibly well-preserved. And with this pair of Lincoln Continentals, that’s exactly the case.

Listed for sale on Mecum Auctions, this matching set of two- and four-door 1979 Continentals have, essentially, delivery miles. The Mark V has 10 miles on its odo, and the Town Car sedan just 7!

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Both feature a mustard-colored Cream paint, as well as Gold interior. The cars are also mechanically identical, with both having a 6.6-liter V8 engine with 166 hp (168 PS / 124 kW) and 319 lb-ft (433 Nm) of torque mated to a 3-speed automatic transmission.

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According to the auction house, the single-owner cars come with the original manual, warranty card, and window sticker, as well as the original bill of sale and other relevant paperwork.


Updated: January 17, 2021 — 4:00 pm

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