AUTOS: The 1953 Lincoln

In its new 1953 Lincoln, the Ford Motor Co. last week showed off the most powerful U.S. car on the road. Under its hood the Lincoln has a new 205 h.p. V-8 engine with a new carburetor and kidney-shaped combustion chamber for better air-fuel mixing. With 40 h.p. more than last year's models, Ford claims the Lincoln is one of the fastest stock cars in the world on the getaway. From a standing start, the Lincoln can jump to 60 m.p.h. in twelve seconds, to 80 m.p.h. in 22 seconds (see SPORT).

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