The retro-futuristic Lincoln Continental is going to auction

October 5, 2014 at 11:15

The American auction house RM Auctions is going to put on sale the Lincoln Continental concept limousine. The prototype was shown in 2002 at the Motor Show in Los Angeles.
Designers of Lincoln wanted to combine the features of classic Continental of Kennedy era with futuristic stylistic elements. Horizontal tail lamps and four round headlights are borrowed from 1966 Continental.

The retro-futuristic Lincoln Continental Concept car pic

The retro-futuristic Lincoln Continental Concept car pic

One of the features of the prototype are the rear doors opening at an angle of 90 degrees, so the access to the cabin is facilitated, and the luggage compartment with three drawers and a set of Zero Halliburton safes. For interior lighting designers used LED optic elements in the roof and door panels. Limousine is equipped with 6.0-liter twelve-cylinder engine, providing 420 horsepower and 558 Nm of torque. The motor works with a six-speed automatic gearbox. It is also equipped with a multi-link suspension.

The retro-futuristic Lincoln Continental Concept car with doors opened pic

The retro-futuristic Lincoln Continental Concept car with doors opened pic

The initial price of the car is not known yet. In 2010, this “Lincoln” was purchased by its current owner at the price of 56.1 thousand dollars in Monterrey, California. Its electronics and engine are not currently properly running. The machine will be sold in the middle of November at a special event in Dallas, Texas.

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