It was love at first sight.
I saw her on 175th and Broadway, right across the street from the United Palace, looking all gorgeous.
She just stood out. A glance was all it took. In fact, she made it impossible to look away. It wasn’t only me either. Everyone that saw her, male or female, was transfixed. For a split second the raucous cacophony that is ever present in Washington Heights lessened just a little. Time seemed to stand still, traffic came to a halt.
Her name is Champagne. She and I developed a profound rapport in the few days we were together. Dare I say that it was love? I am not ashamed to say that the object of my affection is an automobile.
Champagne, I miss you.
The initial infatuation only deepened when entering the vehicle. Once you closed those doors, you have arrived at an inner sanctum where serenity reigns and the world with its accompanying noise, clamor and discontent is kept at bay. The cabin envelops you in a warm and supple sophistication that truly touches the soul. It is a love you can feel. Press the Massage button, retract the expansive, twin paneled moon roof, turn up the tunes and enjoy the good life. The destination no longer matters, the journey is everything.
For the record, I cannot in good conscience use the term driver’s seat as it does a disservice to the subject at hand. It is actually akin to a next generation throne that embraces and envelops the driver and provides vision, stability, security and control. The Perfect Position Seat with its 30-way adjustability ensures your comfort and contentment.
Then there is the stereo. The high fidelity Revel Ultima audio system is nothing short of a revelation. It is music elevated. Music as it should be, as it was envisioned by those visionaries that created it. I’m talking breathtaking, sublime, audiophile quality music. The 19 perfectly placed and calibrated speakers deliver a rich, sumptuous and dynamic sound that will simply blow you away. Nothing else quite compares.
The 2017 Lincoln Continental also doesn’t scrimp on power. The twin-turbocharged 3.0L GTDI V6 engine empowers the driver with smooth, efficient and effortless power. This is a drive you won’t soon forget. The automobile also boasts a plethora of high end tech that is as intuitive as it is innovative. It facilitates the drive without being obtuse. The result is a proverbial mind meld between man and machine.
The 2017 Lincoln Continental is the culmination of Lincoln’s singularly obsessive determination to redefine the Luxury Car market. The new Continental remains true to its illustrious lineage while at the same time updating and re-imagining the iconic automobile.
With that said. I repeat, Champagne – I miss you. We looked good together. Please come back. I think I am in love!!!