Tuesday, February 26, 2013

1952 Lincoln Continental Nineteen Fifty X

Announced in 1952, this was Ford's "Car of Tomorrow," a pilot model being studied toward future development as a practical five-passenger sedan. Called the Lincoln Continental Nineteen Fifty X, it served as a laboratory for the creation of new features for possible inclusion on production cars. This view showed how the curved windshield blended into the clear-dome top. For fair-weather driving, the non-glare, low-heat transmitting top over the front seat retracted mechanically into the leather-covered canopy. Source: Internet