(New Front View) Modern '65 Continental.

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    (New Front View) Modern '65 Continental.

    So the question was asked, what would a 65 Continental look like finished with modern surfaces and glasshouse etc....?






    Shortened version added as some think the first would be too big, or have too small of a passenger compartment...








    Thought I'd play around with a modern front grille that combines old and new Lincoln cues...







    Last edited by MonaroSS; 04-22-2013 at 10:10 PM.

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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    That looks magnificent, MonaroSS. Just imagine the thought: A Lincoln people would actually buy!
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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    Pretty cool I like it.

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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    That looks awesome!

    If that were parked next to a Chrysler 300, the 300 would loose every bit of street cred it ever had. That Continental looks straight-up gangster!
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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    That looks soo badass!
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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    Now thats a Lincoln.

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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    Very well done.....and really would bring Lincoln to the forefront of a true luxury vehicle...

    Why ford management does not see the rationale behind a move like this is beyond me...


    Even if as mentioned in the other thread a ford F150 chassis was necessary...this continental needs to be built

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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    One thing that is missing (for me) is the visual "lowness" to the ground of the section between the wheels of the original where yours is a straight line from the front all the way to the back. Otherwise looks cool!

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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    This is the car that Lincoln needs to survive.

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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    The glasshouse does not match/flow with the rest of the car. It's too rounded. Can't you "modernize" it without rounding it off so much?

    Also, I doubt suicide doors would pass safety requirements, but not sure about that???

    Otherwise it looks cool and definitely is a nice idea to get away from the typical "cookie cutter" designs everyone else uses these days.

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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.




    Shortened version added as some think the first would be too big, or have too small of a passenger compartment...






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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    might put Bentley and Rolls on notice

    forget MB and BMW - go straight for that market...

    see you've got true Lincoln cues running here so it is instantly recognizable yet updated.
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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    Thought I'd play around with a modern front grille that combines old and new Lincoln cues...







    Last edited by MonaroSS; 04-22-2013 at 07:33 PM.

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    Re: Modern interpretation of '65 Continental.

    Quote Originally Posted by MonaroSS View Post
    Thought I'd play around with a modern front grille that combines old and new Lincoln cues...







    That certainly would make a bold statement for Lincoln.
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