1941 Lincoln MKZ/Zephyr 2-Door
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1941 Lincoln MKZ/Zephyr 2-Door for sale
California Lincoln with a recent body-on restoration
Desired 2 door prewar Lincoln
Volanta Coach Maroon exterior with newer maroon/gray interior
Very tidy interior with functioning clock
Rebuilt 292 CID V-12 engine
Three-speed manual transmission
Wide whitewall tires with full Lincoln moon wheel covers
Electrical system upgraded from original six-volt to eight-volt
Named for the streamlined Burlington Zephyr high-speed express train. itself named for the Zephyrus. the mythical Greek god of the West Wind. look what that wind has blown into MotoExotica Classic Cars. We are proud to present this 1941 Lincoln Zephyr two-door 12 cylinder. a stylistic benchmark and highly desirable example of one of the most successful Lincoln models of the prewar era.
The car's Volanta Coach Maroon exterior is in overall very good shape but the trim exhibits some minor blemishes. Its windows are clear and crack-free and the lights are in overall very good order but showing some patina on the related trim. This Zephyr rolls on bias-ply. wide whitewall tires with full Lincoln moon wheel covers. All of this car's body panels are straight. solid and look great after 75 years. The engine bay is very tidy and the battery looks new.
Under that hood is a 75° V-12 engine developed from Ford's Flathead V-8 and unrelated to the larger K-series Lincoln V-12 engines. The valve-in-block flathead engine was quite compact. allowing a low hood. The 1940 and 1941 cars used an enlarged 292 CID engine. Mated to that engine is a three-speed manual transmission. A pair of dual horns is also tucked under that hood. Currently the wipers and the blower motor are inoperable. Four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes provided stopping power and the electrical system has been upgraded to eight volts from the original six.
Inside. the maroon and gray interior complements the exterior well. The bench seats are in excellent order. the red carpet is in good shape and the tan headliner makes for a nice contrasting element. The wooden instrument panel is in very good condition and the original. two-spoke steering wheel is in good order. Even the wooden windowsills still look great and add a charm and warmth to the interior. The car has no radio but the clock still ticks!
Several styling updates were introduced for 1941 while leaving the excellent basic design intact. Among them were minor changes to bumpers. grilles and headlamp bezels; parking lights/turn signals were moved to the tops of the front fenders and the hood release was repositioned to the interior. Underneath. longer. wider springs yielded improved ride and comfort. New options included a deluxe radio with a foot switch to select stations and Borg-Warner overdrive. which replaced the popular Columbia two-speed rear axle. Lincoln's total production in 1941 was just 14. 69 cars of all body types. Only 972 were three-passenger coupes.
The Zephyr was the first Ford product to have an all-steel roof. except the late 1931 Model AA truck. John Tjaarda designed the Zephyr. Aviation fascinated him. which resulted in Lincoln using unibody construction. Unibody builds were relatively light and rigid for their size with a drag coefficient of 0. 45. Weight was 3. 50 pounds.
Competition to this Zephyr in 1941 included Cadillac's Series 62. Chrysler's Imperial and Packard's 120.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis. Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 44. 73 miles. It is sold as is. where is. on a clean and clear. exempt mileage California title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
Body No. :16H-77-2487 Vehicle Photos: Vehicle Warranty: ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE IS. AS IS! The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. No vehicle is perfect to everyone. Each vehicle has its strengths. styles. tendencies and shortcomings. Therefore. despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle’s mechanical condition. we are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or previous owner’s diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold ”WHERE/IS. AS/IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However. with all classic and exotic vehicles. the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle.
INDUSTRY UNIQUE RETURN POLICY: If for any reason you receive your vehicle and have buyer’s remorse. are not happy with the vehicle or just don’t want it for any reason we will purchase the car back from you. We must be notified in writing of your decision to return the vehicle within seven (7) days of your receipt of said vehicle. The vehicle may not have more than 75 additional miles on the odometer from the time it left our possession and be returned in the same condition that it left. You WILL be responsible for a restocking fee that will equal 20% of the purchase price of the vehicle. no exceptions. You will also be responsible for shipping the vehicle back to our shop at your expense. About Motoexotica: History
MotoExotica. com is a licensed bonded dealer through the state of Missouri. We have been in business since 1988 selling high end. special interest. pre-owned and exotic vehicles.
With the advent of the Internet and EBay Motors. we have found an avenue that allows us to sell cars we normally purchased for ourselves. We have owned just about every exotic and luxury car known to man; such as ISO Grifo to Jaguar XKE. Lamborghini Countach and Rolls Royce.
In the past. these cars were sold primarily through Hemmings Motor News and through word of mouth. We would normally keep a car and enjoy it personally for 6 – 18 months. However. with listing cars on EBay Motors. our turnover has tremendously increased. Now. the average time we hold a car is 4 – 6 weeks!
With the increase in turnover has come the increased need of fine automobiles. We are constantly looking for exceptional cars and travel the country coast to coast in search of the rare and unusual. We find our cars through individuals like yourselves as well as classic car and dealers auctions. We do not purchase vehicles that we would not be proud to own ourselves.
For a quote on shipping anywhere in the world. please feel free to email us at sales@Motoexotica. com or call 636-600-4600. We will give you an estimated cost for open and enclosed transport or overseas. We are happy to accommodate our international buyers! Over the last several decades we have exported thousands of cars to Norway. Germany. Estonia. Puerto Rico. Hawaii. Alaska. Costa Rica. Brazil. British Columbia. Canada and many other locations around the world. Overseas shipments will be placed into a steel container for safe sea passage or optional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo). We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at your nearest port and enjoy! Please note that we are not a transport company and only offer this service as a convenience to our customers. You are more than welcome to arrange your own shipping. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received.
We offer financing through many of the best lenders in the industry. They are currently offering very attractive rates for all collector and special interest automobiles. With loan amounts from $10. 00 to $500. 00. and flexible terms of up to 12 years. you can finance the car of your dreams. Call us at 636-600-4600 for additional details.Terms and Conditions: Payment Options We accept the following payment methods:
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Vehicle Pickup & Shipping General Terms
The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking. we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis. Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator. All above terms and conditions are applied to vehicle sales. whether through EBay or otherwise. Fees and Taxes
Payment must be made by Cashiers Check. Money Orders or Wire Transfers payable in US Dollars. A Refundable deposit in the amount of $500. 00 must be received within Twenty-Four (24) hours of the auctions close either by Master Card. Visa. Discover or PayPal (Credit Cards or PayPal for deposit only NOT for full payment). Purchaser cannot make any claims of ownership to said vehicle without payment in full. The buyer has seven (7) days from close of auction to inspect the vehicle. If an inspection or decision takes longer than seven days and you find the vehicle not to your liking. your deposit will be forfeited and the car will be relisted. Final payment must be received within ten (10) days of the auction close. The refundable deposit only applies if you or an agent inspect said vehicle in St. Louis and find it not to your liking. Documentation Fee: There will be a $195. 00 fee added to each car sold. This includes title transfer. inventory tax. holding costs. vehicle preparation. storage and priority documentation delivery.
We will not be responsible for buyer’s remorse or problems found to said vehicle once they have left our property. We are just being realistic; most of the cars we deal in are vintage and by their very nature will need TLC and some degree of attention sooner or later. These are not new cars and your expectation should not be of a perfect. new car. Once full payment has been received. Seller will email or fax a copy of clear title. Bill of Sale. Buyers Guide and additional DMV forms to the Buyer to sign and return via email or fax. The fully-executed forms must be returned to the Seller prior to the shipment of said vehicle. Original paperwork will be sent to Buyer via USPS Priority Mail within ten (10) days from date of final payment. ☎ Call or text "53721" to 636-323-4353 for more information
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