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Image: 1973 Lincoln Continental Optional Equipment

A new AM/FM stereo radio with stereo tape system was offered in 1973

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Sure-Track Computerized Braking System ($191.83)
Rear Window Defroster ($83.13)
Automatic Headlamp Dimmer ($49.88)
Moondust Metallic Paint ($127.88)
Colors available: Silver, Red, Silver Blue, Ivy, Brite Lime Gold, Light Ginger, Ginger, Copper, and Gold
*Diamond Fire Metallic Paint ($167.00)
Colors available: Green, or Copper
Traction-Lok Differential ($46.69)
Automatic Speed Control ($92.08)
Power Lock/Release Group ($103.59)
Includes: Electro-Vacuum Power Door Locks
Electric Rear Remote Rear Deck Release
Automatic Seatback Release (Coupé)

AM/FM Stereo Radio ($141.96)
Includes: Power Antenna
Dual Front and Rear Speakers

*AM/FM Multiplex Radio with Stereo Tape Player ($311.00)
Includes: Power Antenna
Dual Front and Rear Speakers

Vinyl with Leather Seating Surfaces ($168.80)
6-Way Power Bench Seat ($89.52)
6-Way Power Bench Seat with Passenger Recliner ($148.35)
Twin Comfort Lounge Seats ($217.40)
Includes: 6-Way Power Driver's Seat
2-Way Power Right Side Seat

Twin Comfort Lounge Seats ($276.23)
Includes: 6-Way Power Driver's Seat
2-Way Power Right Side Seat
Right Side Recliner

*Power Vent Windows (Sedan only) ($68.00)
Standard on Town Car
Tilt Steering Wheel ($70.35)
Vinyl Roof ($152.19)
Vinyl Insert Bodyside Molding ($33.25)
Luxury Wheel Covers ($57.56)
Appearance Protection Group (Coupe: $39.40; Sedan: $43.30)
Includes: Door Edge Guards
License Plate Frames
Front and Rear Floor Mats
Spare Tire Cover

*Remote Control Right-Hand Mirror ($26.67)
Automatic Ride Control ($97.10)
Cross Country Ride Package ($17.10)
Includes: Higher Rate Springs and Shock Absorbers
Interval Windshield Wipers ($25.57)
Higher-Ratio Rear Axle ($12.79)
Town Car Package for Sedan (Cloth) ($446.67)
Town Car Package for Sedan (Leather) ($635.47)
*Town Coupe Package (Cloth) (Researching price)
*Town Coupe Package (Leather) ($567.47)
Power Sun Roof ($611.28)

*New option for 1973

Image: 1973 Lincoln Continental Sedan

Above: 1973 Lincoln Continental Sedan in optional Copper Moondust Metallic paint finish (code 5P) which cost an extra $127.88, and Black Cavalry Twill vinyl roof ($152.19 extra)

1973 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL OPTION INSTALLATION:

Of the 58,636 Lincoln Continentals built in 1973, 54,531 (93 percent) were equipped with the Tilt Steering Wheel option, a $70.35 extra cost item.