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This 1964 Lincoln Continental custom convertible underwent a 2-year restoration, during which it received a new top, new interior and was refinished in its original paint color. It is one of 3,328 produced in 1964. This vehicle is powered by its matching-numbers 430ci V8 engine mated to an automatic transmission that is original to the car and was rebuilt in 2019.
Its restoration in 2016 included installing a new cloth top, relays, motors, hydraulics, hose and an upper panel limited switch. This Lincoln also features an AccuAir Management system with a Mobsteel front and rear air ride kit that can be controlled by a smart phone. It is outfitted with original, freshly chromed bumpers with all the moldings, trim, front grille, Continental emblems, door handles, driver’s-side mirror in good shape and original to car.
It rides on Mobsteel Detroit steel wheels with Baby Moon caps wrapped in Diamond Back Classics DB Z5 1-inch 245/40/20/Z5100 whitewall tires installed in August 2022. The window motor and switches were rebuilt and function properly. This vehicle also features a rear-window automatic drop when the rear doors open and close. It is equipped with air conditioning and HID headlights, with all interior and exterior lighting working and most changed to LED.
The interior has fresh carpet and a leather interior with an original black dash with no cracks. It received new rubber seals in the doors, trunk lid, windows, convertible top and other small areas. A Bluetooth radio was also installed, along with a subwoofer and amplifier installed in the trunk. 57,168 miles (title reads exempt).