Lincoln Town Car Models and Town Car History

Lincoln rolled out their 1998 Town Car with a brand-new design, a drastically improved cabin and more comfortable seating and better designed control systems. In 1999, the carmaker added side airbags as a standard feature while also introducing a new premium JBL sound system. For 2000, Lincoln added a trunk release handle, seat-anchor brackets for child seats, the Lincoln's Belt Minder system and a few interior tweaks while introducing a new body color: Autumn Red Clearcoat Metallic.


In 2001, interior changes like grab handles, adjustable pedals and a few other minor changes and updates were introduced, as well as some minor upgrades being made to packages and options. A three-year complementary maintenance program good for the first 36,000-miles was also offered. 2002 saw the optional addition of the Vehicle Communication System (VCS) for hands-free cellphone access. In 2003, Lincoln reengineered the Town Car, making it smoother handling, faster and safer than previous models. New standard equipment was added and the star ornament was reintroduced.


While there were no major changes in store for 2004, in 2005, Lincoln added a longer wheelbase Executive L trim, but only offered it for commercial fleets. THX sound was now available as was a new two-spoke steering wheel. The Town Car cruised through 2006 and 2007 with no major changes. In 2008, over 50% of the exterior body colors were discontinued. Model years 2009 through 2011 saw no major changes except for the release of the Continental Edition package (2010).

New and Used Town Car Prices, Lincoln Town Car Model Years and History

A long-respected staple of old world American luxury currently favored by limousine and other chauffeur companies, the 2011 Lincoln Town Car ends after 30 years as a nameplate.
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A true modern classic, the 2010 Lincoln Town Car is a full-size luxury sedan that boasts a smooth ride and comfortable seating.
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An iconic American luxury sedan, the 2009 Lincoln Town Car is roomy enough for six passengers, has ample trunk space, offers a smooth ride and is still reasonably priced for what you get.
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A perennial favorite in the large luxury sedan category, the 2008 Lincoln Town Car is offered with side-impact airbags, traction control, and four-wheel ABS as standard safety equipment.
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A full-size luxury sedan, the 2007 Lincoln Town Car is available with seating for six passengers thanks to an optional bench front seat.
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A full-size premium sedan with a classically comfortable ride, the 2006 Lincoln Town Car is powered by a V8 in each trim level.
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A large luxury sedan with seating for up to six passengers, the 2005 Lincoln Town Car is an American motoring icon symbolizes big sedans and soft rides.
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The 2004 Lincoln Town Car is a full-size premium sedan that can seat up to six passengers and is a modern example of a classic American full-size sedan.
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A full-size luxury sedan, the 2003 Lincoln Town Car offers tons of room inside for the passengers and lots of space in the trunk for any cargo, luggage, or groceries.
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The 2002 Lincoln Town Car is a full-size luxury sedan that personifies the very term, and it is available in a longer wheelbase version for increased rear seat comfort.
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An iconic American full-size premium sedan, the 2001 Lincoln Town Car features a luxurious interior, a 240 hp V8 engine, and four available trims.
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The 2000 Lincoln Town Car is a full-size premium sedan which offers seating for up to six passengers and it is offered in three well-equipped trims.
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A full-size premium sedan, the 1999 Lincoln Town Car offers seating for up to six passengers and it is offered in three well-equipped trims.
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