1955 Lincoln Continental

Coupe

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1955
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London
October 27, 2010
ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalogue available for £50. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance, Battersea Park
London, United Kingdom SW11 4NJ
AUCTION:
October 27, 2010
PREVIEW:
October 26, 2010
October 27, 2010
To be offered at auction WITHOUT RESERVE ,Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Chassis No.
C56C2316
Estimate:
£30,000-£40,000
285 bhp, 368 cu. in. OHV V-8 engine, three-speed Turbo Drive automatic gearbox, independent coil spring front suspension, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel hydraulic power drum brakes. Wheelbase: 126"
- From the Hooper Corporate Collection
- Rare prestige model, fewer than 3,000 sold new
- Most expensive American car for 1956
- Well-preserved original car
By the mid-1950s, America’s post-war appetite for new cars ha