1954 Lincoln Capri

This 1954 Lincoln Capri Sport Coupe was lovingly restored between 2002 and 2008 and has just 57,000 miles on the odometer.

The brochure told as how the Capri was, “Newly designed and powered for a modern living”. However externally the Capri had changed little from the previous year except some trim placement and a revised bumper/grille combination. The front edge of the hood no longer had LINCOLN spelled out across it and new crest emblem with a large V emblem.

The stainless steel side trim now ran the full length of the car and sat higher than the previous year. Mechanically things were pretty much the same as last year.

rear view of a 1954 Lincoln Capri 2-door hardtop Sport Coupe
rear view

The interior colors blend well with the exterior paint. The dash / instrument cluster is uniquely Lincoln and has a look reminiscent of the Art Deco period. A four-way power seat was also fairly new and introduced 1953. This car also has power windows.

1954 Lincoln Capri Sport Coupe Interior
Re-upholstered interior

A 317.5 cubic inch V8 engine produces 205 horsepower and Hydra-Matic automatic transmission (made by GM) – both were standard on all Lincolns in 1954.

1954 Lincoln 318 V8
317.5 cubic inch V8

Lincoln made 1,951 Capri Sport Coupes for the 1954 model year at a base price of $3,869. It was the top seller for Lincoln that year.

This ’54 Lincoln Capri is currently for sale on eBay. (follow the link for even more photos)

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