Lincoln Tail Fins 1960s – During the 1960s Lincolns had grown in size, sales continued to grow and this American automobile had made many friends among luxury car buyers. Lincolns had a clean design, careful attention to quality control resulting in a hightly desirable luxury automobile.
1960 Lincoln Tail Fins
The 1960 Lincolns were merely extensions of the 1958 and 1959 designs. Changes included a revised grille and front bumper up front and awesome small verticle tail fins out back. 1960 Lincoln models included the Landau 4 door and 2 door hardtop sedan, Premiere and Continental Mark V.
1961 Lincoln Tail Fins
The Lincoln sedans, convetibles and hardtops that began in 1961 were some of the most memorable in a decade. A classically beautiful design with great tail fins created the most satisfying Lincolns since World War II.
1962 Lincoln Tail Fins
Styling changes for 1962 was minimal with just a redesigned grille. Tail fins remained the same. Styling for the ’61 and ’62 Lincolns involved a smooth lined body surface with bright metal fender strips from front to rear.
1963 Lincoln Tail Fins
The 1963 Lincolns had a square textured grille, restyled back panels and increased trunk space. ’63 tail fins looked the same. 30,000 Lincolns were produced in 1962 and 1963.
1964 Lincoln Tail Fins
For 1964, Lincoln’s wheelbase grew to 126 inches and retained this wheelbase in the 1970s. The basic styling for 1964 remained unchanged. A new grille, wider roof, wider rear window and a low contour convertible top were the only designed changes in 1964.
1965 Lincoln Tail Fins
The 1965 Lincolns had a new horizontal grille, combination parking and turn signal lights and ribbed tail lights. Tail fins remained the same.
1966 Lincoln Tail Fins
Lincoln tail fins were changed in 1966. Also the grille was restyled, the hood was lengthened, the rear wheel fender wells were enlarged. Production included the Lincoln Continental 4 door sedan, 2 door hardtops and a convertible. Average price was about $6,000.
1967 Lincoln Tail Fins
Another grille and tail light restyling took pace in 1967. The tail fins remained basically the same, very small. The ’67 Lincolns were equipped with a 462 cubic inch V8 engine that developed 340 horsepower.
1968 Lincoln Tail Fins
For 1968 and 1969, Lincolns got front and rear grilles. Almost 80,000 Lincolns wer produced in 1968 and 1969. All had small tail fins. Lincoln Tail Fins 1960s. continued into the 1970s.
1969 Lincoln Tail Fins