1979 Lincoln Mark V – Lenexa, KS

Measure your garage because you’ll probably need all of it to fit this 1979, 230.5″ (that’s nearly 20 ft) length, Lincoln Mark V.   Powered by a 460 cubic inch (7.5L) V8 and 3 speed automatic transmission, the 166 hp was known more for its “silky smooth” ride than its acceleration.  believed to have 48,000 original miles, this examples is for sale in Lenexa, Kansas

The oval window, carriage top, headlight doors, and Lincoln Mark rear tire are iconic.   Due to US EPA CAFE standards, the Mark V was the last of a generation of American luxury.  This example in red and white is sharp.  Interior has all of the expected options including a fuel economy range (years ahead of its time), power everything, and what appears to be a mirrored ceiling.  Red interior has minor cracking but pictures don’t indicate any rips or tears.   Currently offered on Hemmings for $14,900, this will be a great cruiser – both in good and bad weather.

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/dealer/lincoln/mk-5/1991254.html

 

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