Luxury cars didn't get much better than this. At the height of the Great Depression, Lincoln still sold a couple hundred of these babies.
- Fact 1: The 1932 Lincoln Model KB featured a 145-inch wheelbase and a 150-horsepower V-12 engine, making it longer and more powerful than most cars of its era.
- Fact 2: The Lincoln K-series was aimed squarely at the luxury market, and many surviving examples feature custom coachwork such as raised rooflines and chauffer dividers.
- Fact 3: Lincoln Motor Company was formed in 1915 by Henry Leland, one of the founders of Cadillac, to build aircraft engines after WWI. Lincoln sold its first car in 1919.
- Fact 4: Lincoln's founder, Henry Leland, took part in a hostile takeover on Henry Ford's Cadillac company in 1902. Twenty years later, Ford triumphantly bought out a failing Lincoln Motors.
- Fact 5: The Model K was the flagship of the Lincoln fleet until 1939, when the new Zephyr and Continental models gained popularity.