1940 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe Vehicle Profile

1940 Lincoln Zephyr photograph

1940 Lincoln Zephyr photograph

1940 Lincoln Zephyr photograph

1940 Lincoln Zephyr photograph

1940 Lincoln Zephyr1940 Lincoln Zephyr1940 Lincoln Zephyr1940 Lincoln Zephyr
Coupe
The Zephyr was introduced in 1936, a radical and beautiful example of the streamlining trend of the 30s. Zephyrs were all V-12s. The Zephyr was sold alongside the traditional Lincoln K models until the K was dropped at the end of 1939. The Zephyr and the new Continental became Lincolns full line. After World War II, the Zephyr body continued through 1948, but the Zephyr name was dropped.

In mid-1940, management decided to add a coupe body style to its established Continental cabriolet. While it is common to create a convertible from a coupe, Lincoln created the coupe by adding a roof to the cabriolet. The Lincoln custom body department built 54 coupes at the rate of one per day. Less than 10 are known to remain. This car is a time capsule, having only 600 original miles on the odometer. It is absolutely unrestored, having only battery, fan belts, radiator hoses, brake seals and inner tubes replaced to maintain operational condition over its 65 years. Purchased new by John Watson of Wayne, PA, as a backup for his 1940 Continental cabriolet, it remained garaged and covered. Sold by his estate in 1964 to Alfred Holmes, Jr., and then to Floyd Moore in 1970, Jim Schmidt has been, since 1997, its fourth caretaker.


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1940 Lincoln Zephyr Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1940 sales)
1940 Lincoln Zephyr Three-Window Coupe
Chassis#: H95145
Sold for $44,800
  2020 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1940 Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe
Chassis#: H94301
Sold for $77,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Hershey
1940 Lincoln Zephyr image  1940 Lincoln Zephyr image  
1940 LINCOLN ZEPHYR CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: H104313
Sold for $21,450
  2019 Barrett-Jackson : Las Vegas
 
1940 Lincoln-Zephyr V-12 Three-Window Coupe
Chassis#: H 99409
Sold for $88,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Fort Lauderdale
 
1940 LINCOLN ZEPHYR
Chassis#: H96459
Sold for $58,300
  2019 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1940 Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet
Chassis#: H106036
Sold for $51,700
  2018 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall
 
1940 Lincoln Zephyr Three-Window Coupe
Chassis#: H72353
Sold for $44,800
  2018 Bonhams : Greenwich Concours
 
1940 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe
Chassis#: H96459
Sold for $87,360
  2018 Bonhams : Amelia Island Auction
 
1940 Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet
Chassis#: H 96690
Sold for $65,019
  2018 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1940 Lincoln Zephyr
Sold for $2
  2017 Silver Auction - Arizona in March 2017
 
1940 Lincoln - Zephyr Coupe
Sold for $36,850
  2016 Auctions America : Auburn Spring
 
1940 Lincoln - Zephyr Coupe Custom
Sold for $80,000
  2016 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale
 
1940 Lincoln Zephyr Three-Window Coupe
Chassis#: H95145
Sold for $88,000
  2016 Gooding & Company : The Scottsdale Auction
 
1940 LINCOLN ZEPHYR CUSTOM SEDAN DELIVERY
Chassis#: FLA69936
Sold for $88,000
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1940 Lincoln Zephyr Continental Convertible
Sold for $29,000
  2015 Mecum : Kansas City Spring
 
1940 LINCOLN ZEPHYR CUSTOM
Chassis#: FLA69936
Sold for $77,000
  2015 Barrett-Jackson - Palm Beach
 
1940 Lincoln Zephyr
Sold for $8,750
  2015 Mecum : Houston
 
1940 Lincoln Zephyr Continental Convertible
Sold for $29,000
  2015 Mecum : Houston
 
1940 Lincoln - Zephyr Club Coupe
Sold for $28,600
  2015 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 
1940 Lincoln - Zephyr Club Coupe
Sold for $27,500
  2014 Auctions America - Auburn Fall
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1940 Lincoln Zephyr's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1940 Lincoln ZephyrH964592018 Mecum : Monterey$80,000$120,000$150,000
1940 Lincoln Zephyr 2017 Russo & Steele : Newport Beach   
1940 Lincoln Zepher 2017 Silver Auction Arizona in January 2017$7,700  
1940 Lincoln - Zephyr Continental Cabriolet 2016 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale   
1940 Lincoln - Zephyr V-12 Club Coupe 2015 Auctions America Auburn Fall$28,000  
1940 Lincoln Zephyr V-12 SedanH1033432011 Bonhams Classic California $20,000$25,000
1940 Lincoln ZephyrH1033432011 Russo and Steele Monterey Auction   
1940 LINCOLN ZEPHER CONVERTIBLE 2002 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$39,000  
1940 LINCOLN ZEPHYR TWO DOOR 2001 Kruse Auction Tulsa, OK$33,000  
1940 LINCOLN ZEPHYR TWO DOOR 2001 Kruse Auction Branson, MO$34,000  

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1940 Lincoln Zephyr vehicle thumbnail image  1940 Lincoln Zephyr vehicle thumbnail image  
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