SPOTTED: Elizabeth Taylor's Custom Made 1956 Continental Mark II

Lincoln did not have any new cars to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, so it brought some classics to show off instead.

Among them was a 1956 Continental Mark II, custom made for Elizabeth Taylor (explaining the licence plate), with a paint job and interior designed to match her eyes.

Other famous owners of the 285 horsepower Continental Mark II included Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Dwight Eisenhower, and Nelson Rockefeller.

Disclosure: Ford paid for our travel and lodging expenses to visit the LA Auto Show this year.

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elizabeth taylor lincoln continental mark ii

Photo: Alex Davies

elizabeth taylor lincoln continental mark ii

Photo: Alex Davies

elizabeth taylor lincoln continental mark ii

Photo: Alex Davies

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