A look back at a true American classic: the 1977-79 Lincoln Continental Mark V

1978 Lincoln Mark V auto dimming sensor

Lincoln, Mark V, headlight dimming sensor, eye,

A look at Mark V headlamps concealed behind pneumatic covers. Position above and between the two headlights is a light sensor. Sensors on both sides of the Mark V provide input to the Twilight Sentinel processor, which automatically dims bright lights when oncoming cars are detected.

(Photo credit: M. Garrett)

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