1941 Lincoln Continental$39,500

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Price: $39,500
Phone: (310) 500-9933
Location: Hawthorne, CA
Price Analysis: Fair Deal, 2.0 % below market avg. What's this?
Lincoln Continental Coupe. <br>One of 850 Coupes built.<br><br>The first Lincoln Continental was developed as Edsel Fords one-off personal vehicle for 1939 vacation in Florida. While on vacation Edsel got orders for 200.<br><br>The original Continental was one of the first cars recognized as something more than a mere machine -- by New Yorks Museum of Modern Art and the Classic Car Club of America, among others -- and one of the finest examples of the automobile as art.Architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who owned 2, called the first generation Lincoln Continental the most beautiful car ever designed.Celebrities embraced the new car. Rita Hayworth, Jackie Cooper, Mickey Rooney, Clark Gable, John Wayne, boxer Joe Louis and Jack Benny - purchased sleek, new Lincoln Continentals.<br><br>Restoration just completed. Previous owner had car for 60plus years and started restoration but stopped in the 60s due to health issues, it sat in his San Diego garage for the past 50 years.The V12 engine was just rebuilt with new Egge aluminum pistons and rings, new bearings, valve job with new Stainless steel valves, new one piece guides. Machine work done by H and H flatheads. Reground crankshaft, camshaft, and lifters. Distributor and coil pack rebuilt and new plug wires. Water pumps rebuilt. Clutch and brakes already replaced, transmission got 2 gears replaced. Rebuilt radiator, rebuilt fuel tank, rebuilt fuel pump, rebuilt carburetor, rebuilt starter and generator. Fresh paint(original Rockingham Tan). New carpeting, seats redone, new door panels, and new headliner. Trunk re-carpeted. New Coker Whitewall Radials(steel belted bias style). New 6 volt Optima battery. Car runs and drives fantastic. <br>Check out YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsavMcVLNkw<br><iframe width=560 height=315 src=https://www.youtube.com/embed/wsavMcVLNkw frameborder=0 allowfullscreen></iframe><br>Car is available for inspection. Car is sold as is where is with no warranty given or implied.