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1967 Lincoln Continental
Standard Equipment

Image: 1967 Lincoln Continental Sedan

Above: 1967 Lincoln Continental Sedan shown in Huron Blue Metallic (paint code Q) with optional Embassy Roof in Black


462 Cubic Inch V-8 Engine
Power Steering
Power Front Disc Brakes, Self Adjusting
Dual Hydraulic Brake System with Warning Light*
Power Side Windows (except Vent Windows)
Twin-Range Turbo-Drive Automatic Transmission
Two-Way Power Seat
Heater-Defroster System
Fresh-Flow Ventilation System*
Dual Exhaust System with Aluminized and Stainless Steel Mufflers
Variable-Speed Windshield Wipers
Windshield Washers
Automatic Parking Brake Release
Lane-Changing Turn Signals*
Four-Way Emergency Flasher System*
Impact-Absorbing Steering Wheel with Deep-Padded Hub*
Padded Windshield Pillars*
Interior Lights:
Map Light
Glovebox Light
Ashtray Lights
Rear Reading Lights (in Sedan and Coupé)
Trunk Light

Low Fuel Light
Rear Door Ajar Light (Front Door on Coupé)
Engine Temperature Light
Oil Pressure Light
Alternator Output Light
Folding Center Armrests—Front and Rear
Cut Pile Carpeting
Trip Odometer
Fully Lined Trunk Compartment
Factory-Applied Undercoating
Remote Control Side View Mirror
Vanity Mirror—Right Visor
Electrically Wound Clock
Wheel Covers
55-Ampere Alternator
Door Panel Wood-Toned Appliqués
Keyless Door Locking System
Positive Door Locks*
Chalfonte Knit Nylon Broadcloth and Vinyl Trim in 8 colors
Door Panel Walnut-Toned Vinyl Appliqués


Totally Automatic, Fully Retractable, Self-Storing Convertible Top
Glass Rear Window in Convertible
Exterior Control for Convertible Top and Deck Lid
Trunk Open Light
Leather Trim

*New for 1967.


Deep Padded Steering Wheel Hub
Four-Way Emergency Flashers
Dual Hydraulic Brake System with Warning Light
Positive Door Locks

Image: 1967 Lincoln Continental safety features

Among the new standard features for 1967 were a number of safety items. Two of the most obvious ones are pictured at left. All 1967 Ford cars received an energy-absorbing steering wheel with deep padded hub (top) that makes the 1967 Ford cars easy to identify. This large, color-keyed padded vinyl hub was only used in 1967. The hub was designed to break away in the event of a serious impact, and its removal and installation confounds people still today. (Two tabs on the back must be lined up with matching holes in the steering wheel to attach. The tabs must be properly aligned when the process is started, or the emblem isn't straight when you're finished.

The second item pictured on the bottom of the image above is the Four-Way Emergency Flasher System. This was optional in 1966, and was hidden in the glove compartment. For 1967, all Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles received a new knob on the right side of the steering column that when pressed, flashed all exterior turn signal lights in unison. This served as a warning to oncoming traffic that there was a car stopped by the side of the road.

It's important to note that this knob must be pulled out all the way when the flashers aren't in operation. In pushed in even slightly, it can cause some rather strange electrical issues.

Another important standard safety item for 1967 was the dual hydraulic brake system with warning light. This provided separate braking systems for the front and rear brakes, so if one system failed, the other would still work normally. A "BRAKES" warning light on the instrument panel would come on to advise the driver of a problem, which meant longer stopping distances and increased brake pedal pressures, but still it was better than nothing.

Positive door locks also appeared for 1967. This meant that the doors couldn't be opened with the lock plunger knob in the locked position. This eliminated the possibility of a passenger grabbing the door latch in an emergency, and opening the door. Prior to 1967, pulling the interior latch would unlock and open the door. Now, the door needed to be manually unlocked first by pulling up the plunger before the door latch would open the door. Some considered this a bother in 1967, but it was a beneficial safety feature.