2008 Lincoln Town Car Overview

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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 Owners also say that the look and feel of the sedan is somewhat outdated, signaling that it might not be too long before the Town Car goes the way of the LP record and rotary phone.

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    What Relay Or Flasher Controls The Turn Signals On A 2008 Linciln Signature...

    right side turn signals very rapid. I replaced both front and rear bulbs but problem still exists. Is there a flasher or relay that could be the problem?

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    Brakes

    can brakes off a1999 lincoln town car fit a 2008 town car

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    2000 Lincoln Towm Car

    My dashboard light wont go out when i turn my car off

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    I Have A Long Delay Before Any A/c Doors Opens And Air Starts Coming Out Th...

    I have a long delay before any a/c doors opens and air starts coming out the vents when weather is hot on Lincoln town car 08. I hear air blowing in the dash but not coming out the vent.

    63 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)
    michael mcquillan
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    2008 Lincoln Towncar With Intermittent Colda/c

    WHY DOES THE A/C WORK COLD 1 DAY,IN 6 HOURS IT MAY BLOW HOT..??

    22 views with 3 answers (last answer 11 months ago)