1962 Lincoln Continental
430 cubic inch 4bbl. V8 @ 320HP
3-Speed Automatic Transmission
Dual Exhaust System & Chromed Tips
Factory Air Conditioning
Power Convertible Top - Black
Remote Drivers Mirror
14-Inch Factory Wheels/Caps & 9.50-14 Whitewall Tubeless Poly-Bias Tires
Royal Red Exterior & Black Interior
Texas Classic Cars of Dallas is proud to present this classic 1962 Lincoln Continental Convertible. This example features custom red paint, a power black convertible top, and rides on its factory wheels fitted with newer wide whitewall poly-bias tires all around. This car features air conditioning along with the powerful 430 cubic inch over-head valve V8 engine. There were 27,849 four door sedans and only 3,212 convertibles built for Lincoln's 1962 Continental model year. This is a rare car and a pleasure to drive. Be sure and play our video posted above. The Dallas Love Field Frontiers of Flight Museum is the location for our photoshoot of this classic '62 Continental Convertible.
Open the doors to timeless styling. Lincoln's Continental was initially conceived as a personal car for Edsel Ford. Buying one of these cars in 1962 would cost you approximately $6,700, a substantial sum of money in 1962 dollars. These care are fastly appreciating in value every year. The interior showcases restored upholstery in black front to back. The dash displays factory instrumentation throughout along with a professionally installed Sony CDX-GT300 AM/FM CD/MP3 Stereo with amplifier. The wood grain inserts are showing their age but intact. The dash pad itself is in very good condition. The slab-side styling is well known and very popular to this day, running the length of the vehicle, stem to stern.
The paint shows very well throughout, with some minor imperfections. According to the trim identification plate, this car was originally Silver Mink in color. The chromework shows well front to back. The black convertible top is clean and in very good condition. The power top assembly is functional. All of the power windows are also functional. Under the hood is Lincoln's 430 cubic inch V8, coupled with power brakes and steering, standard equipment for the Continental. This convertible is also optioned with air conditioning, also functional. The original identification plate is intact and in place as well. According to the trim plate, this car was original Silver Mink in color. The door undersides are solid.
The undercarriage appears overall solid throughout. The frame is straight and original. The flooring also appears to be original throughout. The dual exhaust system sounds great. Several front suspension components been previously rebuilt/replaced. This Lincoln drives down the road as it should. Lincoln's Continental rides on a 123-inch wheelbase with an overall length of 213-inches. This example rolls on its factory 14-inch wheels fitted with newer 9.50-14 poly-bias tires all around.