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Industry Firsts Pioneered by the Lincoln Versailles

 

The 1977 Lincoln Versailles sales brochure touts, "And an option exclusive to Versailles among all luxury cars is an integral electronic garage door opener which is handily located on the visor."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Working with Osram-Sylvania, Ford introduced the halogen headlights on the 1979 Lincoln Versailles. Ford promoted the safety advantages of these brighter lights.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The clear coat paint process was first introduced on American cars by the 1977 Lincoln Versailles.

 

 

The 1978 Lincoln Versailles leads Ford's 302 to the fore-front of engine electronics with its EEC I, electronic engine control system.

 

 

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Those '80s Bustlebacks

 

Dash Lights - The Book

 

 

Chrysler Cordoba - 1975-1979

 

 

Chrysler Executive Limousine

1983-1986

 

 

Chrysler LeBaron - 1982-1988

second generation

 

 

Lincoln Continental Mark III

1968-1971 

 

 

Lincoln Versailles - 1979 Commercial

 

 

Lincoln Versailles - 1977-1980

 

 

Mercury Cougar XR-7 - 1980-1982

5th generation

Those 80s Cars

 

 

Opera Windows

 

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Those 80s Bustlebacks