The 1957 Lincoln Premiere featured QuadraLites: 7-inch headlamps
above the others. See more pictures of classic convertibles.
Otherwise, Lincoln's successful '56 formula was little changed for '57. The only other visual difference was "QuadraLites," conventional 7-inch headlamps above 5-inch "road" lamps. Under the hood, Lincoln's 368-cubic-inch V-8 gained higher compression and 15 horsepower for an even 300.
The 1957 Lincoln Premiere's 368-cubic-inch V-8 produced an even
The Premiere convertible again headed the line, but joined other models in being quite a bit more expensive -- $5381. Only 3676 were built. Even then it wasn't the rarest '57 Lincoln, but as a ragtop, of course, it was surely the most desirable.
The 1957 Lincoln Premiere was expensive, as convertibles go, but still desirable.
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