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1972 Lincoln Continental
Standard Equipment

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Comfort, Convenience, and Luxury Features

460 CID 4V 212 SAE Net Horsepower V-8 Engine
Power Steering
Power Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
SelectShift Automatic Transmission
Michelin WSW 225-15 Steel-Belted Radial Ply Tires*
Power Side Windows
2-Way Power Seat
Electric Clock
Automatic Temperature Control
Tinted Glass
Flow-Thru Ventilation System
AM Push Button Radio with Dual Front and Rear Speakers*
Power Antenna*
Choice of Two Interior Cloth Upholstery Designs
Folding Center Armrests Front and Rear
Adjustable Front Head Restraints
Remote Control Left Hand Rear View Mirror
Locking Steering Column
Windshield Washers
3-Spoke Rim-Blow Steering Wheel
Concealed Electric Windshield Wipers
Visor-Mounted Vanity Mirror
Automatic Parking Brake Release
Reversible Ignition, Door, and Trunk Lock Keys
Keyless Door Locking System
61-Amp. Alternator*
85-Amp. Battery
Carpeted Luggage Compartment
Concealed Dual Headlamps
Rear Fender Skirts
Cornering Lights
Front Seat 3-Point Seat and Shoulder Belt Restraint System
Front Door Courtesy Lights
Glove Box Light
Luggage Compartment Light
Ashtray Lights
Rear Seat Reading Lights
Seat Belt Reminder Light
Dual Brake System Warning Light
Low Fuel Warning Light
Headlamp Doors Closed Warning Light
Full Wheel Covers with Continental Star
Bodyside Paint Stripe
Stand-up Continental Star Hood Ornament*
Trip Odometer

Anti-pollution systems installed on Ford-made vehicles automatically control and consume smog-producing components within the engine itself. Devices installed on 1972 Lincoln Continental vehicles are designed to reduce hydrocarbon emissions by more than 80% and carbon monoxide emissions by about 70% from pre-control levels.

Safety Features

Dual Hydraulic Brake System with Warning Light
Glare-Reduced Instrument Panel Padding, Windshield Wiper Arms, Steering Wheel Hub, Horn Ring, Rear View Mirror/Mirror Mounting, and Windshield Pillars
Energy Absorbing Steering Column and Steering Wheel
Energy Absorbing Armrests and Safety-Designed Door Handles
Front and Rear Lap Belts for All Seating Positions
Shoulder Belts for Front Outboard Occupants
Triple-Note Horns
Turn Indicators with Lane-Changing Signal Feature
Inside Yield-Away Rear View Mirror
Energy Absorbing Instrument Panel with Padding
Padded Sun Visors
Windshield Washers
Two-Speed Windshield Wipers
High Strength Laminate Safety Glass Windshield
Double-Yoke Safety Door Latches and Safety Hinges
4-Way Emergency Flasher
Back-Up Lights
Side Marker Lights Coupled with Turn Indicators
Energy Absorbing Front Seat Back Tops with Padding
Self-Locking Front Seat Backs on Two Door Vehicles
Safety-Designed Coat Hooks
Safety-Designed Radio Control Knobs and Push Buttons
Driver's Side Outside Rear View Mirror
Safety Rim Wheels and Load-Rated Tires
Corrosion-Resistant Brake Lines
Uniform Transmission Shift Quadrant
Parking Lamps Coupled with Headlamps
Non-Reversing Odometer
Safety Design Front End Structure
Head Restraints for Front Outboard Occupants
Safety Glove Box Latch
Fail Safe Headlamp Covers
Fuel Evaporative Emission Control System

Town Car adds the following:

Power Vent Windows
Glove Box Vanity Mirror
Leather Seating Surfaces (standard during early production, optional late production)
Lamont Cloth upholstery (introduced as standard during late production)
Cavalry Twill Grain Vinyl Roof
Town Car Nameplates
Carpeted Luggage Compartment with Spare Tire Cover
Owner's Initial Plaques on Front Doors
Unique Keys
Flocked Nylon or Perforated Vinyl Headlining
Long-Shear 100% Nylon Cut-Pile Carpeting

View our 1972 Lincoln Continental Town Car page for details.

*New standard feature for 1972