produced the first Lincolns in 1920. Two years later the Lincoln Motor Company
was purchased by Henry and Edsel Ford, becoming the Ford Motor Company's
luxury marque. In 1945 Lincoln-Mercury was established as a division of the
Ford Motor Company. According to the automaker, since 1920 Lincoln has
produced nearly 7 million vehicles, with famous owners as diverse as Clark
Gable, John F. Kennedy and Neil Young.