The Lincoln Blackwood was the initial high-end pick-up. It was likewise unusual.

The Lincoln Blackwood was the initial high-end pick-up. It was likewise unusual.

As the 20 th century waned, Lincoln’s essential item, the age-old Community Automobile, was well on its method to livery-car limbo as well as the brand name’s sales were sinking. The surprise-hit Navigator, presented for 1998, suggested a feasible method onward: high-end vehicles. The list below year, Lincoln presented an idea (imagined at base) that was basically a dolled-up F-150 pick-up: the Blackwood. Response was adequately passionate that the Blackwood showed up in display rooms, basically unmodified, for2002 Luxo-trucks are currently in vogue, however Lincoln’s efforts to make the Blackwood really unique floundered this introducing pick-up, which was terminated after simply one year. That suggests this 2002 Blackwood for sale right now on Cars and Bids offers an uncommon possibility.

Lincoln implanted a Navigator nose onto an F-150 body, as well as if they had actually quit there, the Blackwood could have gotten on much better. Lincoln went even more.

Inspiration was given by a 5.4-liter InTech V8 with 300 horse power driving the back wheels. 4×4 had not been provided, since Lincoln really did not wish to elevate the flight elevation. Air springtimes supplemented the back fallen leave springtimes. The inside was packed with all type of Navigator-spec high-end equipment, with natural leather, warmed as well as cooled down seats, power-adjustable pedals, as well as also a very early navigating system– which was the only alternative. Seats was purely for 4 many thanks to the back captain’s chairs. As if embellishing it with artificial African wedgewood as well as light weight aluminum inlays had not been unique sufficient, the freight bed ended up being a freight trunk many thanks to the requirement, power-operated tough tonneau cover. Inside, the flooring was carpeted, the sides were combed light weight aluminum, as well as the room was brightened by LED accent illumination. Instead of a drop-down tailgate, accessibility was by means of a set of Dutch doors. To straighten with the nameplate, the only shade provided was Gunslinger Black with a black inside.

To keep exclusivity, Lincoln intended to cover sales at 10,000 systems. That supplied completely unneeded, as sales just got to 3,356 Lincoln disengaged after one year.

The 2020 asking cost was $52,500(about $77,000 today). The truck for sale on Cars and Bids makes sure to opt for much less, although bidding process is quite solid out of eviction. It presently rests at $8989 with 6 days to enter the public auction.

The Lincoln Blackwood was the initial high-end pick-up. It was likewise unusual.

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