AUTOS: First of Three

In Dearborn this week, Benson Ford took his turn at the family steering wheel. Out of his Lincoln-Mercury Motor Division he rolled two sleek new low-slung cars—the 1949 model Lincolns. The Ford Motor Co., first of the Big Three to make radical body changes in all its cars, had spent $90 million doing it. Ben Ford's Lincolns were the first models unwrapped.

They come in two price classes, though the exact prices have not yet been set. One, the Lincoln Cosmopolitan, has about the same wheelbase as the 1948 Lincoln, but is slightly...

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