The Lincoln Zephyr: The car so nice Lincoln replaced it twice.
We get pretty harsh on Lincoln (Lincoln Motor Company, forgive me) these days because of their laughable ad campaigns and insipid product range of late. But in the 1930s they were remarkably good, and the 1939 Zephyr represents just how good things got.
Here are some weird spy photos of a hot-rodded Lincoln Zephyr lurking around Dearborn. That's right, a Zephyr and not an MKZ — so what does it mean? This could be an old mule, or perhaps cost cutting efforts at Ford are forcing reuse of old cars they've got laying around. Maybe they've decided to go old-school and…