Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Take a sleek, stylish, and technologically savvy sedan, and inject with pure, hybrid eco-friendliness, and out will come the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. In a world of car manufacturers hybridizing their favorite models, the Hyundai Sonata is a true standout. At first glance, you wouldn’t even know that it’s a hybrid, which is exactly what we …

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Hyundai Sonata

When it comes to contemporary automobiles with subtle, yet refined style, the Hyundai Sonata sits just at the top of the list. This borderline luxury sedan is one of the most comfortable and stylish sedans on the market today. While it may not be the most stand-out in terms of expression and performance, it is …

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Hyundai Palisade

When it comes to making affordable, functional, and stylish vehicles, no other car manufacturer seems to be able to do it quite like Hyundai does it.  The Hyundai Palisade has helped bring the company to the larger vehicle market, as it is one of their best and biggest three-row SUVs that they have ever released. …

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Hyundai Kona

When it comes to developing stylish, budget-friendly, and fuel-efficient vehicles, Hyundai has been on a roll. The Kona is one of the most charming vehicles that has come out in the past couple of years. With a tight and punchy powertrain that is fun to drive and a stylish design that provides you with class …

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Hyundai Ioniq

You usually know when you’re looking at a hybrid or electric car thanks to the least-aerodynamic designs and non-intimidating looks.  With the Hyundai Ioniq, that is not the case. It does a great job at being as unassuming as possible, although it’s a wonderful electric vehicle. A History of the Hyundai Ioniq The Hyundai Ioniq …

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Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe

Many praise the Lincoln Zephyr as one of the first successful vehicles of the 20th century, because compared to many other models of the time, it had a relatively long lifespan. Needless to say, it was a car ahead of its time. 

The Birth of the Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe

Lincoln released the Zephyr in 1936, as they knew that they needed a mid-size luxury sedan that more people could afford. The Zephyr name came from the Greek god Zephyrus, or the “king of the wind”, as the car had an incredibly aerodynamic design. 

Technology and Innovations of the Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe

While Lincoln transferred the Zephyr over from the Lincoln Motor Company to the Lincoln Division to produce heritage models until 1948, the last true Lincoln Zephyr models were made in 1940. These vehicles featured a 4.8L V-12 engine. Only 54 Club Coupe and 350 Cabriolets were ever made. 

A Timeline of the Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe (1936-1940)

The 1936 Lincoln Zephyr was available in both two-door and four-door sedan models with an optional radio. By 1937, it was renamed the Coupe-Sedan. It wasn’t until 1938 that a Convertible Coupe was added to the lineup. 

The Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe in the News

In recent news, Lincoln has just filed a trademark for the Zephyr name, which hints at the fact that they may want to use the name for a new car that will be the successor of the MKZ. 

Celebrity Endorsements of the Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe

To afford a Lincoln Zephyr, you likely have to be a celebrity. Some classic Lincoln Zephyr owners include Alice Cooper, Elvis Presley, and E.T. Gregorie.

Best Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe Groups

The Lincoln-Zephyr Owners Club is one of the largest groups that are dedicated to preserving and restoring Lincoln Automobiles. 

The Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe

A surprising amount of Zephyrs are still out there, as owners likely noted their significance and took care of them. Unfortunately, they rarely switch hands at auction. Hopefully Lincoln decides to bring back the Zephyr name so that we can get our hands on the next generation of classic cars! 

Make sure to check out one Lincoln Zephyr survivor below to see the car in action!

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