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RealRides of WNY #2468 ......................... 1973 Continental Mark IV

WELLSVILLE, N.Y.– I recently came across an Allstate insurance ad in the Winter 1973 edition of the Saturday Evening Post(below)about bumpers and premium costs. One way to know that this is a 1973 Continental Mark IV(“don’t call me a Lincoln!”) and not a 1974 is by the rear bumper. The battering ram mandate for the rear bumpers didn’t take hold until model year 1974 (

RealRides of WNY - 1973 Mark IV

Yes, while “…the Cartier timepiece, signed by the famous Fifth Avenue jeweler, is standard equipment”in this 1973 Continental Mark IV, it’s no match for the modern-day dash clock on the new Bentley Bentayga SUV, theMulliner Tourbillon by Breiting. It’s an analog device which — okay, so it’s optional — is “…crafted from 18-carat white, y

RealRides of WNY - 1973 Continental Mark IV

Some might call it kitsch, while others, being more kind, may prefer garish. But either way, you’ve gotta admit this 1973 Continental Mark IVis no wallflower! The opinion of Lincoln’s brochure copywriters came right to the point: “Quite simply, the most beautiful automobile in America.”Besides that instantly-recognizable exterior styling, it also came with interior features

RealRides of WNY - 1973 Continental Mark IV

The rims on this 1973 Continental Mark IV look a lot like American Racing wheels, but the blank center cap leaves me wondering. One thing for sure, the tires are Vogues, and I think this is a great combination on this car. The ‘73s had the federally-mandated large front bumper, but still wore a relatively normal-sized one out back. On the dash of the Mark IV’s sumptuous interiors was a