Wednesday, April 13, 2005

The Lincoln Versailes

Lincoln Versailles 1977 to 1980 to compet with Cadilac's Seville, Lincoln modified the Granada/Monarch and improved a good car into a great car. But poor sales killed this car.

I was lucky enough to find a fair condition Versailles that was being sold by a retired Ford Executive. With a 351M, C-5 automatic, 9" posi and 4 wheel disc brakes, it was a capable and comfortable car. The leather was butter soft and the ride comfortable. This is one of those cars I almost regret selling. Mine was white with a saddle interior.

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