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1979 Continental Mark V
Bill Blass
Designer Edition
"...the All-American
look of a yachting party on the
Fourth of July"


—Quoted from the 1979
Continental Mark V sales brochure
Bill Blass Edition 1979 Continental Mark V
Bill Blass Edition 1979 Continental Mark V in Tu-Tone Midnight Blue Moondust Metallic (paint code 3L) and White (9D) with standard White Carriage Roof (roof code CW). A full vinyl roof in White (roof code VW) with Opera Windows was also available. The Premium Bodyside Molding is Midnight Blue (molding code F4B).
""Bill Blass monogram in Gold on rear decklid
Bill Blass monogram in Gold on rear decklid is accompanied by dual Gold paint stripes outlining decklid kickup, as well as on bodyside.
Bill Blass Edition
Code EQ - White Leather Seating
Surfaces with Midnight
Blue accent straps and
piping

Matching Midnight Blue buttons with
Bill Blass monogram

Midnight Blue
components include:
- Instrument panel
- Steering wheel
- Seat backs
- Carpeting
Bill Blass Edition - White Leather Seating Surfaces with Midnight Blue accents interior trim
Bill Blass Edition
Code EB - Midnight Blue Leather Seating Surfaces with White accent straps and piping

Gold Buttons with Bill Blass Monogram

Midnight Blue components include:
- Instrument panel
- Steering wheel
- Seat backs
- Carpeting
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Bill Blass Edition Continental Mark V

Cost of option with specified equipment:
$2,775 with leather trim/Carriage Roof
$1,809 with leather trim/full vinyl roof

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