Lately, there are many folks keen to pay six figures for a pickup truck, and because of this, just about each truck producer will fortunately promote you one thing that prices greater than $75,000. Need therapeutic massage seats in your F-150? Ford could make that occur. However again when the Lincoln Blackwood was first launched, it was a totally totally different story.
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This explicit 2002 Lincoln Blackwood is presently on the market on Vehicles & Bids seems prefer it’s in unimaginable situation for a truck that’s greater than 20 years previous and has greater than 90,000 miles on it. And contemplating the loopy new car market we’re in now, it’s arduous to grasp why extra folks weren’t within the Blackwood. Lincoln reportedly deliberate to promote 10,000 a yr however canceled the Blackwood after constructing fewer than 3,500.
However simply because 2002 was a special time doesn’t imply the Blackwood doesn’t nonetheless have some cool options. The inside basically has no fashionable tech options until you continue to think about a CD participant and cruise management to be fashionable tech. But it surely does have a self-leveling rear air suspension. And it additionally has a power-opening tonneau cowl with a cut up tailgate that’s nonetheless spectacular even in the present day. Can you utilize the carpeted mattress for tough-man truck stuff? Not likely. However we’re gone the purpose the place folks severely anticipate a top-of-the-line pickup truck for use for hauling bricks and gravel.
For those who’re concerned with choosing up this Blackwood, the value continues to be fairly low, not less than on the time of writing. With 4 days left on the public sale, the highest bid is barely $5,100. There’s no telling how excessive it would go, however we’d be shocked if it topped $15,000. That’s nonetheless some huge cash for a 20-year-old truck, however what number of different 20-year-old vehicles have a power-operated tonneau cowl?