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2008 Lincoln Town Car Overview
Its origins hearken back to 1920s chauffeur driven luxury sedans, and in this modern age of burly family haulers and small economy cars, the 2008 Lincoln Town Car stands out like some anachronistic relic of a bygone century. Yet it remains one of America's most popular (and most expensive) luxury sedans, and the only full-size American-made sedan to offer rear-wheel drive. Used most often as a fleet or limo today, the 2008 Town Car gets no new additions this year, but does lose the optional navigation system.
The Town Car boasts first-in-class head, shoulder, and hip room in its five-seater sedan. The 21 cubic foot trunk also leads the category, and indeed it is its boat-like roominess and high-end comfort that appeals to owners. For 2008, the Town Car comes in two trims -- the Signature Limited and the Signature L, with the L adding six more inches of length and wheelbase, increasing legroom from 40 to 45 inches. The L also offers more rear seat amenities, such as heated seats, a folding armrest with storage compartment, and audio controls. A 4.6-liter, 239-hp V8 is matched to a 4-speed automatic with overdrive, delivering 15/22 mpg and a smooth and quiet ride, which is what people look for in a luxury sedan. To Ford's credit, the engine is available as a flex-fuel option.
Combining luxury and safety, the 2008 Town Car can claim to have achieved five stars in all five categories of the NHTSA crash tests. ABS brakes, traction control, parking assist, and dual front airbags help achieve this rating. Standard convenience features include power seats, leather upholstery, power-adjustable pedals, keypad entry, real walnut trim, and a power trunk lid. The 2008 Town Car rates high in the all the right luxury sedan categories, such as space, comfort, and a quiet ride. The lack of stability control and some poor rear visibility issues are the major complaints. Owners also say that the look and feel of the sedan is somewhat outdated, signaling that it might not be too long before the Town Car goes the way of the LP record and rotary phone.
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Lincoln Town Car Questions
2008 Lincoln Town Car Signature L Leaning
I have a 2008 Lincoln Town Car Signature L that is leaning to one side (passenger side is lower) and it is driving me crazy! It's to the point that the 1 out side edge of the tire is getting eaten u...
Where Is Dash Dimmer Switch 2008 Lincoln Town Car.
I Am Trying To Find Out What Dealer Has 2008 Lincoln Town Car In West Palm ...
I am trying to find out what dealer has this car. Find it hard to believe it is still available after 200+ days with no price changes.
What Shocks Are On A 2008 Lincoln Town Carvin #2lnhm82v38x648732
Since I can't get under my car and I think I need new shocks and before I go to the Lincoln dealer, what kind of shocks is under my car - struts in front and air in rear>
What Shocks Are On A Lincoln Town Car Vin#2lnhm83=2v38x648732
Are the front shocks Struts and the rear shocks air? I can't get under the car to find out but think I need new shocks.