Today I own my grandfather’s old car, a 2006 Lincoln Zephyr of only 18,980 km. It has always been stored in a heated garage and is in perfect condition. Do you think that over time it could increase in value?
Although its condition is exceptional, the 2006 Zephyr is not a sought-after model. Even though in this form it was only produced for one year and it is already a relatively rare model. It must be remembered that the Zephyr was launched in 2006, cloned from the Ford Fusion which also saw the light of day in 2006. However, in 2007, the Zephyr gave way to the MKZ, an almost identical car, but which received some cosmetic changes as well as a V6 more powerful and larger displacement than that of the Fusion.
Photo: Antoine Joubert
Keeping such a car nevertheless remains interesting since in a few years, the Zephyr will undoubtedly be a curiosity. As would be for example today a Cadillac Catera or a Chrysler Concorde of the first generation. However, this is not a car that will really increase in value, despite its condition. Why? Because there is no demand for this model and unfortunately it is a commercial failure of Lincoln. Like many others!
So, see it more as a sentimental value that, over the years, will be more and more exclusive and distinctive.