1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive Series from North America


A comfortable luxurious ride


The car was still running good, I had over 400,000 miles on it, so I thought it was time to sell it.

General Comments:

This car was my pride and joy, it was a beautiful snow white with blue interior, I wiped her down everyday.

My Lincoln didn't have any scratches, no dents or dings, and demanded complete attention anytime she was on the road!

Being inside of her was like being in a big Lazy Boy chair. It felt like you were riding on a cloud.

In fact I loved my Lincoln so much I am in the process of buying an identical one, same color, make and model!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 25th November, 2009

25th Nov 2009, 17:04

Good for you. These cars are so under-rated it's a shame. My mom started driving Lincoln Town Cars in 1984. Except for a disastrous and thankfully brief foray into Volvo (it was junk compared to the Lincoln), she has driven nothing but Lincolns for the past 26 years. All have been flawless and not a one has ever required a single repair ever. Getting half a million miles out of a well-cared-for Lincoln is quite common. Yes, they drink gas, but so do all large and luxurious vehicles.

26th Nov 2009, 23:02

"never required a single repair ever..."

These cars are great, but stuff does need to repaired or replaced once in a while.

14th Jan 2012, 13:23

Dude, I think what he means is that nothing has ever gone wrong on the cars. I can see that, because Lincolns have a very good reputation for reliability, and they have since at least the early 1970s.

24th Apr 2012, 17:31

I just purchased my '97 Lincoln executive series- Marauder Edition. She's only got 127,000 on her. I shiver with the anticipation of a long and meaningful relationship.

26th Apr 2012, 21:50

Marauder Edition?

15th Nov 2012, 19:05

I also have a 97 Lincoln executive series - Marauder Edition.

I have been searching around to find out what exactly that package is, but I have not been able to find anything.

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature Series 4.6 liter V8 engine from North America


Love it, Ford is the best


Nothing really has gone wrong with the car so far, as I just got it, but I do know that the previous owner said the air ride system went, and they replaced them with OEM Firestone air bags and a new compressor. I don't know if these are really OEM or not, but they still work great none the less.

General Comments:

I love the car. Would buy another one in a heart beat.

I am 17 years old, and this is my second Town Car. The other one is an '89 with 89000 miles on it, and I bought this '97 so I didn't have to put miles on the '89.

However, I never drove it in the snow, but people tell me they go great in the snow, but I don't know about the 97's because I know they are much lighter; if you know about this, please advise me.

But other than that, I love it, love the old one, and would buy another in a heartbeat.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 2nd June, 2009

13th Oct 2012, 23:57

I have owned 3 Lincolns, 2 of them 97's. They are absolutely horrible in the snow because of the uneven weight distribution. A heavy V8 in the front and light weight sheet metal in the rear. Pick up a set of snow tires just for the rear, and put about 250 pounds of sand in the trunk, and you'll be fine. The softer composition of the tires with the additional weight are an affordable quick fix to the issue of ice and snow.

21st Jan 2013, 03:19

I agree! Slow down and be an alert smart driver! Money can't buy that!

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature Series V8 4.6 from North America


I would buy 2 more LTC for backup if I could


So far nothing has gone wrong with my Lincoln Town Car. When I bought it, everything worked perfectly. Power everything. Air bag suspension was replaced with coil springs when I bought it.

General Comments:

I have wanted a Lincoln Town Car ever since I was a child riding in my uncle's Lincoln. So I decided to sell my 2002 Ranger and take the plunge. I bought my Pearl White Jack Nicklaus Signature Series Town Car for $1800. Came to find out the engine was replaced with a new engine and it is in great condition.

I love this car, so far it's been really great and the best ride I have ever had. All of my friends LOVE riding in my car and can't believe I paid $1800 for a beautiful car, pure luxury and reliability as solid as a Honda. Unfortunately for them, they're making $250 month payments for their brand new car. This is a steal!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 15th February, 2009

17th Feb 2009, 16:49

$250 a month for a brand new car doesn't sound bad to me at all. I pay $350 per month for my Buick and it was used.

19th Feb 2009, 19:10

Well I just mean having a car payment in general kind of sucks.

22nd Feb 2009, 17:02

I agree, but unless you are wealthy there's not much option if you want to drive a decent newer car.