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 K Convertible Roadster
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From presidents of our great nation to A-list celebrities throughout time, the Lincoln K has carried almost every kind of historical figure. As one of the most exclusive vehicles of its time, the Lincoln K has quite an incredible history. 

A History of the Lincoln K Convertible Roadster

The first Lincoln K models rolled off factory lines in 1931 and were in production until 1940. The idea was to create a luxury car that could compete against other luxury cars of the time, including the Chrysler Imperial and Cadillac V-12. It was also the first car to drive across the Golden Gate Bridge.

Technology and Innovations of the Lincoln K Convertible Roadster

The last iteration of the Model K used 6.8L V-12 engines. There were two different Model K models including the touring car based on the LeBaron and a Brunn sedan, known as the “Sunshine Special”, that was created to transport Roosevelt.

A Timeline of the Lincoln K Convertible Roadster (1931-1940)

The 1931 model came in either a two or four-door phaeton designs, as well as a dual-cowl design. The 6.3L engine was similar to the L-Series 60-degree V-8. The car was split into KA and KB models by 1932 and was then trimmed back in 1935. By the end of production, the car featured an updated grille and front fascia.

The Lincoln K Convertible Roadster in the News

The Manual just recently released a series that details the coolest presidential cars throughout history. This series features the beloved Lincoln K Convertible. Take a look into a redesign of Roosevelt’s classic K-Series below!

Celebrity Endorsements of the Lincoln K Convertible Roadster

The Lincoln K Convertible carried some of the biggest names of the early 20th century, including Actress Joan Crawford and President Roosevelt.

Best Lincoln K Convertible Roadster Groups

While there aren’t any large clubs dedicated to the K Convertible Roadster specifically, there is a Lincoln Owners Club with that commemorates early Lincoln vehicles from the 1920s to 1940. 

The Lincoln K Convertible Roadster – the Lincoln of High Society

The Lincoln K eventually fell out of style thanks to the Continental and Zephyr. Though Lincoln probably did not sell as many of these vehicles as they would have liked to, it solidified their place in history as one of the most exclusive vehicles of all time.

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