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1979 Lincoln Versailles
Standard Equipment

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Above: 1979 Lincoln Versailles in Diamond Blue Clearcoat Metallic. Everything shown is standard, except for the Wire Wheel Covers. Their cost? Zero. They were a no charge option that replaced the Forged Aluminum Wheels.


5.0 L (302 CID) 2V V-8 Engine
Variable Venturi Carburetor
Electronic Engine Control System
Dura-Spark Solid State Ignition
Solid State Voltage Regulator*
SelectShift Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes
Power Steering
Automatic Temperature Control Air Conditioning/Heater
Wide White Sidewall Steel-Belted Radials
Illuminated Entry System
Interval Wipers
Tinted Glass
Automatic Parking Brake Release (not available with floor shift option)
Inflatable Spare Tire
Individually Balanced and Matched Engine and Drivetrain Components
53-amp. hr. Maintenance-Free Battery
60-amp. Alternator
Super-Quiet Sound Insulation Package
Unitized Body Construction
Independent Coil Spring Front Suspension
Leaf Spring Rear Suspension
Viscous Clutch Fan
Coolant Recovery System
Triple Note Horn
Inside Hood Release
Speed Control
Halogen Sealed Beam Headlamps* (shown at right)

Image: 1979 Lincoln Versailles halogen headlamps


Flight Bench Seats with Front and Rear Fold-Down Center Armrest
4-Way Power Front Seat
Rich Dorchester Cloth Upholstery
AM/FM/Electronic Stereo Search Radio with Quad-8 Tape, 4 Speakers and Power Antenna*
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors (Driver and Passenger)
Cartier Digital Clock
Leather-Covered Instrument Panel and Door Armrests
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
Dual Beam Dome/Map Lamp
Deluxe Seat Belts
Cut-Glass Instrument Panel Lenses
Seat Belt Reminder Chimes
Headlamp On Warning Buzzer
Low Fuel Indicator
Day/Night Inside Mirror
High-Gloss Woodtone Applique Above Glove Box, Instrument and Door Trim Panels
Thick Cut-Pile Carpeting
Carpeted Door Trim Panel, Rear Package Shelf, Cowl Side Trim Panels, Front Seat Toe Kick Area, Luggage Compartment and Under Deck Lid Area
Rear Compartment and Front Passenger Roof Rail Grab Handles
Door Closing Assist Straps
Rear Door Courtesy Light Switch
Instrument Panel Courtesy Lights, Glove Box, Instrument Panel Ash Tray, Rear Pillar Courtesy, Engine Compartment, and Luggage Compartment Lights
Rear Seat Reading Lamps*
Cigarette Lighter


Clearcoat Paint
Classic Continental-Style Vertical Grille
Dual Rectangular Headlamps
Horizontal Parking Lamps
Sculptured Aluminum Hood
Continental Star Hood Ornament
Low-Profile Bumper Guards
Forged Aluminum Wheels
Integrated Coach Lamps*
Cornering Lamps
Right- and Left-Hand Remote Control Mirrors
Bright Wheel Lip and Rocker Panel Moldings
Upper Body Paint Stripe
Distinctive Deck Lid Contour
Horizontal Taillamps
Cavalry Twill Vinyl Half Roof
Extensive Corrosion Protection Process
Selected Exterior Panels Hand Finished Prior to Painting
Backup Lights
Vinyl Covered Decklid Accent*

*Denotes new standard feature for 1979
Wide Upper Bodyside Molding became optional for 1979