Continental Mark II

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That the ’50s auto industry couldn’t make a beautiful car is robustly disproved by the ’56 Continental. As pretty as anything from Italy, the Mark II was intended to be a work of art and a symbol of affluence. William Ford was fanatical about his personal project, fighting for a chrome rather than plastic hood ornament costing $150, or the price of an entire Ford grille.

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