National Geographic : 1939 Jun
WHY NOT VACATION IN THIS "TWELVE"? A HOT SUN rises in the summer sky, but roads point to cooler places. Owners of the Lincoln-Zephyr, eager to test it on long journeys, will travel to mountain, seacoast, or the blue of a lake. They will not be disappointed in their car! For a short ride promises, a long ride convinces, that the Lincoln-Zephyr is different. All driving now becomes smooth adventure. Miles go by with an ease you had not dreamed of. The flexibility of the V-type 12-cylinder engine is a new joy. Power in reserve obeys your slightest bidding. And this is a thrifty "twelve"! The construction of the Lincoln-Zephyr is differ ent, also. Body and frame, in closed types, are one-an unyielding framework of steel trusses. Steel panels are welded to this unique structure, and the whole is gently cradled on transverse springs 136 inches apart. Other outstanding features include spacious in teriors . . . chair-high seats . . . passenger position "amidships" ... high visibility through wide wind shield . . . low center of gravity. These, too, say "Enjoy your vacation!" Lincoln Motor Company, Division of Ford Motor Company. BENEATH ITS OUTWARD BEAUTY A combination of features that makes it the only car of its kind. 1. Unit-body-and-frame-steelpanels welded to steel trusses. 2. V-type 12 cylinder engine-smooth, quiet power. 3 . High power-to-weight ratio low center of gravity. 4. Comfortfor six, "amidships" in chair-high seats -gliding ride-direct entrance-high visibility. 5 . Hydraulic brakes. THE STYLE LEADER osec--.02?