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1973 Lincoln Continental Mark IV Parked on Blocks in 1993 Is Old-School Opulence

If you ever wanted to drive your luxury car but never had the money to get one of these modern models costing more than a house, how about an all-original 1973 Lincoln Continental Mark IV that’s been sitting since 1993?
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It goes without saying that the car doesn’t come in its best shape, but as you can figure out yourselves by simply checking out the photos in the gallery, it’s not a rust bucket either, which means you should be able to restore it quite easily.

But of course, a thorough inspection is still definitely recommended, though, at first glance, everything looks fairly promising.

This Continental Mark IV is one of the more than 69,000 units built in 1973, and it has been sitting on blocks for 28 years, according to eBay seller jolazz-91. And in case you’re wondering how come it still looks so well, it’s because the car spent all these years properly covered away from anything that could allow the rust to take its toll.

And what’s more, this Lincoln Continental Mark IV has no idea what snow is, as the seller guarantees it has never been driven during winter.

As for what you should expect when opening the door, this Lincoln comes with everything original, and while we don’t know how complete it still is, worth noting is the trunk is currently locked, though you should still look in there to check for rust.

The engine, the transmission, the radio, and all gauges were working 28 years ago, but of course, don’t be too surprised if the 460 under the hood is locked from sitting.

So how much should someone who's planning to drive an old-school personal luxury car on a regular basis spend on this 1973 Lincoln Continental Mark IV? The owner hopes to get $8,500 for it, though the starting bid is set at $2,100.

Editor's note: This article was not sponsored or supported by a third party.

 
 
 
 
 

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