Optional Equipment
Automotive Mileposts
1979 Continental Mark V with Luxury Group Option | Background: Medium Turquoise Moondust Metallic/Foreground: Dark Turquoise Metallic
1979 Continental
Mark V

Valino Grain Full Vinyl Roof ($236)
Valino Grain Landau Vinyl Roof ($513)
Carriage Roof ($1,201)
Power Glass Moonroof (includes Dual Beam
    Map/Dome Light; requires Full Vinyl Roof
     or Landau Vinyl Roof option)
Moondust Paint ($201)
Custom Paint Stripes ($56)
Lower Bodyside Protection ($35)
Wheel Lip/Rocker Panel Moldings ($31)
Front License Plate Bracket (standard where
    required by law)
Forged Aluminum Wheels ($373)
Turbine-Style Spoke Cast Aluminum
     Wheels ($373)
Wire Wheel Covers ($247)
Appearance Protection Group (includes Front
     and Rear Floor Mats, Door Edge Guards,
     and License Plate Frames
Right-Hand Remote Control Mirror ($39)
Leather and Vinyl Seat Trim (standard in
     Designer Editions and Luxury
Reclining Front Passenger Seat ($91)
Six-Way Power Front Passenger Seat
     (standard in Designer Editions and
     Luxury Groups)
Power Lumbar Seat (Driver's Side Only) ($113)
Tilt Steering Wheel ($81)
Speed Control (required with Miles-To-Empty
     Fuel Indicator)
Interior Light Group (includes Dual Beam Map/
     Dome Light [standard with Power Moonroof],
     Left and Right-Hand Illuminated Visor Vanity
     Mirrors [standard Designer Editions and
     Collector's Series, required with Automatic
     Garage Door Opener Control])
Dual Beam Map/Dome Light (standard in
     Designer Editions, included with Interior
     Light Group, and Power Moonroof)
Power Lock Group (includes Power Door Locks
     and Electric Decklid Release)
Power Vent Windows ($95)
AM/FM Stereo Radio ($144)
AM/FM Stereo Radio with Cassette Tape
     Player ($203) ($204 credit in Collector's
     Series) New option for '79

AM/FM Stereo Radio with 8-Track Tape
     Player ($203)
AM/FM Stereo Search with Quad-8 Tape
     Player ($407) New option for '79
40-Channel Citizen's Band Radio with
     Multi-Band Power Antenna ($321)
Miles-To-Empty Indicator (requires Speed
Integral Automatic Garage Door Opener Control
     (requires Interior Light Group) ($92)
Defroster Group (includes Electric Rear Window
     Defroster and Heated Left-Hand Remote
     Control Mirror)
Rear Window Defroster (mandatory in New York
     state and required unless Defroster Group is
     ordered; not available in other states)
Interval-Select Wipers ($40)
Illuminated Outside Thermometer ($28)
Headlamp Convenience Group (includes
     Automatic Headlamp Dimmer and
     "Autolamp" On/Off Delay System)
Illuminated Entry System ($65)
Dual Wide Band White Sidewall Tires ($54)
Conventional Spare Tire (includes choice of
     White Sidewall or Dual Band White Sidewall
     Michelin Steel-Belted Radial Tire mounted
     on a steel wheel; replaces standard
     Inflatable Spare Tire)
Sure-Track Braking System ($313)
Traction-Lok Differential ($71)
Engine Block Heater ($21)
Trailer Towing Package (includes Heavy-Duty
     Suspension, Trailer Towing Wiring Harness,
     Extra Capacity Cooling System, External
     Mounted Transmission Oil Cooler, and
     68-Amp. Maintenance-Free Battery)
California Emissions System ($84)
Higher Axle Ratio ($71)
High-Altitude Option (No charge)
Deluxe Custom Monogram Set ($15)

Links to Designer Edition pages are below.
1979 Continental Mark V with Luxury Group Option
Background: Luxury Group Option in Medium Turquoise Moondust Metallic with Medium Turquoise Full Vinyl Roof
Foreground: Luxury Group Option in Dark Turquoise Metallic with White Landau Vinyl Roof.

Luxury Group Option $743
(with Moondust Paint $843)

Includes: Media Velour or Leather and Vinyl Seating Surfaces, Six-Way Power Front Passenger Seat, and Grey Cut-Pile Carpeting in Luggage Compartment.

Luxury Group Color Selection:

Crystal Blue
Wedgewood Blue
Dove Grey

Choose exterior paint and bodyside molding color; metal, Carriage, Full or Landau Vinyl Roof; and interior color and material.
Radio options (top to bottom): AM/FM Stereo, AM/FM Stereo Search with Quad-8 Tape Player, AM/FM Stereo with Tape Player, AM/FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player

AM/FM Stereo

AM/FM Stereo Search with Quad-8 Tape Player

New option for '79

AM/FM Stereo with 8-Track Tape Player

AM/FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player

New option for '79
Integral Automatic Garage Door Opener Control
Integral Automatic Garage Door Opener Control
Illuminated Outside Thermometer
Illuminated Outside Thermometer
Reclining Front Passenger Seat
Reclining Front Passenger Seat
(From left): Cast Aluminum Wheel, Turbine-Style Cast Aluminum Wheel, Wire Wheel CoverWHEEL/WHEEL COVER OPTIONS:

(from left)
Cast Aluminum Wheel
Turbine-Style Cast Aluminum Wheel
Wire Wheel Cover
1979 Continental Mark V Bill Blass Edition1979 Continental Mark V Cartier Edition1979 Continental Mark V Givenchy Edition1979 Continental Mark V Pucci Edition

1979 Continental Mark V Contents

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