1961-1969 Lincoln Continental Limousine


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Other Lincoln Limousine

1961 - 1962

Production: 3.

A 1961 presidential limousine:
The 1961 presidential limousine in front of the White House The 1961 presidential limousine with its bubble top

A 1962 presidential limousine, own by a french collector:
One of the three limousines but not the car of November 22, 1963 Rear view with the place of G-Mans

The Kennedy Car

Everybody knows the Governor Connoly's limousine where the President JFK died. This limousine was licenced under number : GG 300 and dubbed "X-100" by US Secret Service.

Interior of the presidential limousine JFK sit down at the rear of his new limousine behind the White House JFK on parade JFK with his presidential limousine equipped with bubble top near a Washington monument
The car accelerate ! Jacky Kennedy who try to go out of the car The car speed to go to hospital
If these parts of top was installed ...

After the Kennedy assassination, the car was completly rebodied by Ford and Hess & Eisenhardt. This changes cost more than $500,000 !!!

It includes :

The Connoly's limousine was returned and rebuilt in this form. Bullet proof glass was added The new X-100 was finished in May 1964, it was put back into service and was used by President Johnson, Nixon, Ford and Carter before being retired in 1977.

The Connoly's limousine was returned and rebuilt in this form. Bullet proof glass was added In 1977, the odometer shows more than 100,000 mls ! Ford Motor Company donated the car to Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan, where you can admirate several presidential parade vehicles : the 1939 Lincoln V12 convertible (the "Sunshine Special") used by Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 1950 Lincoln Cosmopolitan (the "Bubble Top") used by Presidents Truman and Eisenhower, and the 1972 Lincoln used by Presidents Ford, Carter, Reagan and Bush. The 1972 vehicle is the last presidential parade vehicle that will be given to any museum. The Secret Service will destroy all future presidential vehicles in test so that the complex electronic and security devices will remain confidential.


1963

This 1963 limousine was a project for production of future personal limousines.


LEHMANN-PETERSON Limousines

The Lehmann-Peterson limousines were custom built on Sawyer Avenue in Chicago. First prototype was completed in November 1963 using a new 1964 chassis. The wheelbase is stretched to 160 inches. In 1966, limousines appears in the Lincoln catalog. The initial price was $13,400 and by 1968 had risen to $15,104. Numerous options could bring the price to around $20,000 !

1964

Production: 1 prototype

The 'PAPOMOBILE', the car of the Pape Paul VI The 'PAPOMOBILE', the car of the Pape Paul VI The 'PAPOMOBILE', the car of the Pape Paul VI The 'PAPOMOBILE', the car of the Pape Paul VI
The "POPEMOBILE", the car of the Pope Paul VI. He was sat on a hydraulically-operated rear seat and talk into a microphone for the people can see and hear him.
This car was sold by the Ford Motor Co. to a doctor in Fort Dodge, Iowa after the Pope's visit in 1964. It was used for parades in the U.S. Later it was sold to a man in the southwest U.S. Now, it own by a french collector.
The Popemobile was the prototype subjected to over 100,000 miles of testing by the Ford Company prior to refitting as a parade car for the October visit of the Pope. The parade car was later used in Chicago in parades honoring the Astraunauts.
The 'PAPOMOBILE', used as parade car for astronauts

Only one prototype was recensed but I found other 1964 limousines :


1965

Production: Over 100 units

2 White limousines for a photo.
2 White limousines for a photo

Do you want to see the interior of a 1965 Lincoln limousine ?
Interior of a 1965 limousine Interior of a 1965 limousine Interior of a 1965 limousine

Ford found this limousine good for selling the Lincoln Continental, they show one limousine on their ads.
In 1965, Ford used a limousine in ad for Continental

President Lyndon B. Johnson owned personally a 1965 Limousine.
L.B. Johnson personal limousine

Robert Vaung owned a black Limousine.
Robert Vaugn owned a 1965 Lincoln Limousine Robert Vaugn owned a 1965 Lincoln Limousine

Not yet President of the USA, Ronald Reagan owned one of the first Lehmann-Peterson limousines.
R. Reagan personal limousine


1966

Production: 101

White limo

Black limo

Grey limo

A very rare 1966 red limousine in Switzerland:
A rare 1966 red limousine in Switzerland


1967

Production: 85 plus 1 formal sedan

Black limo

I found a picture of the 1 formal Sedan stretched of several inches only.
Formal Sedan


1968

Production: 56

1968 limousine 1968 limousine 1968 limousine 1968 limousine

The 1968 Presidential limousine. It look like the 1969 used by the President Nixon. I think that this car was presented to the President and modified in 1969 model before delivery. If you have info, please tell me.
1968 Presidential limousine

Both limousine on the same photo : 1968 and 1969.
1968 and 1969 limousine on same picture


1969

Production: 85

A 1969 Limousine with additionnal bumpers A white 1969 Lincoln Limousine near desert in USA

All trims are gold plated on this limousine! Who had ordered a such limo in 1969 ?

A 1969 Lincoln Limousine with presidential decorations:

The 1969 Lincoln Limousine #04, owned by Jim Storck, USA:

The 1969 Lincoln Limousine #11 (Production sheet : 44), owned by Dave on West Coast of USA:

The 1969 Lincoln Limousine #18, now in France, in my private museum:
My 1969 Continental Limousine

Maybe, you know the limousine of President NIXON, if no, take a look on this specialy equipped limousine.


1970

Production: 17 limousines, 1 Town Car and 1 Mark III 4dr

The 1970 presidential limousine
The 1970 presidential limousine

The President Ford in his 1970 presidential limousine
The President Ford in his 1970 presidential limousine

A very rare picture of the 1970 Mark III 4dr : This photo was taken at the 1992 LCOC Mid-America meet in Minnesota. The car was being delivered from Colorado to a mew owner. Many thanks to Jim Storck who give me this photo.
The only one '70 Mark III 4dr


OTHER LINCOLN LIMOUSINES

By Lehmann-Peterson :

Unknown coachbuilders :
The 1989 Lincoln Presidential Limousine.
1989 presidential limousine 1989 presidential limousine 1989 presidential limousine

Have you seen this limousine on your road ? How many passengers can find place into this limousine ?

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