The 1961-1967 Lincoln Continental by Lehmann-Peterson was Lincoln's custom-built car of state, converted from standard models by this respected Chicago coachbuilding firm. Division windows, jump seats, and similar limousine equipment was offered, available to customer order. Wheelbase was lengthened considerably, and the chassis was reinforced and suspension pieces beefed up to cope with the extra weight. Some sources list production beginning with 1963 models only.

Pluses of the 1961-1967 Lincoln Continental by Lehmann-Peterson:

  • Milestone status
  • Limousine luxury
  • Pretend you're in the White House

Minuses of the 1961-1967 Lincoln Continental by Lehmann-Peterson:

  • Oversized
  • Thirsty
  • Unique body parts scarce

Production of the 1961-1967 Lincoln Continental by Lehmann-Peterson:
NA (limited)

Specifications of the 1961-1967 Lincoln Continental by Lehmann-Peterson:
Wheelbase, inches:
160.0
Length, inches:
250.0
Weight, pounds:
Approximately 6,000 (variable)
Price, new:
$10,000 and up (variable with equipment)

Engines for the 1961-1967 Lincoln Continental by Lehmann-Peterson:

Type Size Horsepower Years
ohv V-8430 cid
300/320 1961-1965
ohv V-8462 cid
340 1966-1967

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