Continental Raptor!!!!! Crap, no suicide doors.

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Continental Raptor!!!!! Crap, no suicide doors.

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Apparently the death of internal combustion at Ford has been greatly exaggerated.
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Whatever happened to those specially commissioned suicide door Continentals? Where are they?
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Tacky as hell. Blasphemous they would even use the Lincoln name on that abomination
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Dan Szwarc wrote: Sat Apr 01, 2023 6:10 pm Whatever happened to those specially commissioned suicide door Continentals? Where are they?
They made about 230 of them. People don't care about large sedans anymore since you can buy a full size SUV at the same price point. Cars have been on the way out in America for the last 20 years.
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so........ it was a April fools joke. Just say'n
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Doh! I stopped reading when it it was clear I had no interest in it (1st paragraph).
Edit: Years ago, I really felt an interest and brand loyalty to Ford products. But with the speed that they seem to be pushing us all into EV’s, and all but abandoning traditional passenger cars, I guess I’ll just have to love their history.

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jtheye wrote: Wed Apr 05, 2023 12:29 pm so........ it was a April fools joke. Just say'n
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I'm not totally sure of this, but if they still make the clap-door version (sorry, but "suicide" is long since obsolete) of Continental, they make them for Chi-Comms. I know that Ford still markets cars in Red-China, the Continental being one of them, while they try to force an imperfect techno transition on American suckers.

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My wife terms them “French Doors” 🙄
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Clap-door sounds like an STD.
Opera doors sounds like the fat lady has sung.
French doors is reasonable. I have a set on my house.
Suicide doors is non-pc.
Rear-opening doors is descriptive.
Barn doors? Nahh....
Center-opening doors includes the fronts.
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Dan Szwarc wrote: Thu Apr 06, 2023 8:54 pm Clap-door sounds like an STD.
Opera doors sounds like the fat lady has sung.
French doors is reasonable. I have a set on my house.
Suicide doors is non-pc.
Rear-opening doors is descriptive.
Barn doors? Nahh....
Center-opening doors includes the fronts.
Clap Doors it is! Glad to hear your on board Dan...... :lol:
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