Lincoln 1953 

USA

Capri  
Cosmopolitan  


1. First among stock cars in Pan-American Road Race; driver Chuck Stevenson. 2. First among fine cars in Economy Run; driver Clay Smith. 3. Lincoln Capri Special Custom Coupe. 

 

 

 


Capri

 

 2 Door Convertible  
 2 Door Hardtop Coupé  
 4 Door Sedan  


Capri Special Custom Four-Door Sedan


Capri Sedan (markt 98/4-268)  


Capri Special Custom Convertible

 


Capri Hardtop Coupé


Capri Convertible

 


Cosmopolitan

 

 2 Door Hardtop Sport Coupé  
 4 Door Sedan 


Cosmopolitan Sedan

 

 


Prototypes


Lincoln 50-X


Lincoln 50-X


 


Lincoln XL 500


Lincoln XL 500


The Anniversary Capri convertible was a special Lincoln show car created to celebrate FoMoCo's golden anniversary. It was claimed that $4,000 worth of 14-carat gold was used to plate the bumpers, grille and body trim. Three other modified Lincolns toured with the Anniversary Capri. They were the Maharajah, Midshipman, and Cadet.

 


Maharajah was one of four show cars that Lincoln displayed during the 1953 auto show in Chicago. Based on a Capri four-door sedan, the Maharajah was painted in an ultra-luxurious gold pearl paint and a white roof. Interior metal trim was also done in gold.


 
World Sportscar Championship entries:
 
   Mille Miglia 26.04.1953 Entrant: Results:  
#         gen. class  
632 Capri   Santi / Pozzato   fail. S+2.0 -  
 
   Carrera Panamericana 23.11.1953 Entrant: Results:  
#         gen. class  
51 Capri   Mantz / Stroppe Estes 10th T 4th  
52 Capri   Stevenson / Smith Estes 7th T 1st  
53 Capri   Faulkner / Daigh Estes 8th T 2nd  
54 Capri   Pagaza / Goudet Pagaza   T    
60 Capri   Gálvez / Martinez Galvez 15th T 7th  
61 Capri   Loza / Aguilar Philips Radio Mexico fail. T -  
63 Capri   Solares / Avila Liga Nacional del Transporte nc T -  
64 Capri   Petrini / Fiorentini E. N. de Milo 17th T 9th  
65 Capri   Vukovich / Houle Hilton Motors fail. T -  
69 Capri   Ward / Spickler H. W. Dietrich acc. T -  
79 Capri   Descote Jorge Descote 16th T 8th  
82 Capri   Riega / Riega Gilberto Julian Riega 31st T 22nd  
83 Capri   Ryans Ryans fail. T -  
85 Capri   Falick Falick fail. T -  
95 Capri   McGrath / Ayulo Ronald Ferguson 9th T 3rd  
99 Capri   Carter William Toia dnf T -  
118 Capri   Murphy / Medina Rice 23rd T 15th  
121 Capri   Acosta / Blancas Alianza Camioneres de Mexico dnf T -  
149 Capri   Crawford Crawford fail. T -  
 


Carrera Panamericana class winner.