A two seat show car also known as the Vignale Gilda. The interior used parts from the forthcoming Thunderbird.
January 1987 Lincoln blasted its way back into the show car game with a
tour de force sports roadster designed in America and built by the
Italian coachbuilder, Vignale. Initially displayed at the Detroit Auto
Show, the Lincoln by Vignale, as it is officially known, was prepared in
response to the anticipated introduction of the Pininifarina-designed
Cadillac Allante. The Lincoln by Vignale was created to demonstrate
Lincoln‘s ideas about a possible world-class luxury touring coupe for
the 1990s and is reportedly being considered for eventual production.
Projected power will be by means of a traditional Lincoln V-8 engine
with all-wheel drive and four-wheel independent suspension. The Lincoln
by Vignale is in its own way a pure show car: It is tremendously
exciting and a very tangible look at possible future real world