1978 Lincoln Mark 5 Cartier Coupe DealerPosted 21/01/2017 - Classic Cars - Basildon, England, United Kingdom
|Mileage||91,000 Miles / 146,450 KM|
|Transmission||Automatic / RHD|
1978 Lincoln Mark 5 Continental Cartier Edition Coupe Hot Rod Black Satin 7.5L 460ci Big Block V8 Auto transmission 91,000 miles Beige Tan Leather interior Power windows PAS Power Seats Power locks Cassette Player Air Conditioning converted to 134A but requires recharging. Cruise Control Available mid January 2017 this Awesome 78 Lincoln Mk V, Has had two USA owners and what a great car. All original engine, drivetrain, 460 v8, auto. The car was first owned by a senior woman who babied and took care of car always serviced it and repaired by the same pro shop the oil was changed religiously and when she was too old to drive the big car anymore it was taken over by a friend of the family who was able to step in and buy it. The years spent outdoors took a toll on the original brown paint and the half vinyl roof so he removed the vinyl roof but saved all trim mouldings. The bodywork is good and the car was sanded and painted at a body shop using SEM Hot Rod Black satin finish. Also painted the body side mouldings black, The front bumper had the center section cut out and fillers was custom made. This Mod allows you to see the complete front grill all the way to bottom where it is normally hidden by the bumper. The car looks great in black and with 91 thousand original miles. Engine all stock never hot rodded all accessories there the carb has been replaced with an Edelbrock performer 4 barrel correct for this engine choke linkage kickdown all working. Trans shifts perfect and rear is quiet the Car has factory 4 wheel disc brakes. It has the Optional Lincoln aluminum wheels correct for this car and Bridgestone ww tires with about 60% remaining tread. The factory style full dual exhaust is all replaced chrome tips added and the Coolest part of the car are the working flip up headlight doors. Interior is a beige tan leather split front bench seat The dash top pad is perfect, no cracks, all gauges work, all lighting,power trunk, power antenna, mirrors, wipers, heat all work, The AC was converted to 134A and was working but it leaked out over a few weeks. The driver armrest plastic is cracked and needs repair, the driver door control panel joy stick seat control is bad, so moving the seats is hit or miss. Driver window and vent works, passenger window is intermittent though it may need motor or may be the switch is bad but a replacement window motor is in the trunk and goes with car. Viewing highly recommended. More photos will be published on arrival to the UK.