SANTA BARBARA, CA – In 1998, Ford Motor Co. tried to increase sales of the Lincoln Town Car by attracting younger buyers. It replaced the luxury sedan’s square, formal lines with a more streamlined look, stiffened the suspension and ditched the traditional hood ornament. It didn’t work. Baby Boomers still gravitated to European and Japanese luxury brands, and more than a few Lincoln loyalists were put off by the changes and defected to Cadillac. 2003 Lincoln Town Car With ...

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