Líncoln is a «luxury» class brand of cars manufactured by Ford Motor Company. In 2011, the subdivision sales volume in the US totaled 85,643 cars. The cars of the brand are sold in the US, Canada, Mexico, the Middle East countries. In 2014, Lincoln began to supply cars to the Chinese market. Lincoln Motor Company was founded in 1917 in Detroit by Henry Leland, who had previously founded the Cadillac, for the production of aircraft engines. The company was named after Abraham Lincoln, 16th US President.Lincoln has many years of experience in creating limousines for US presidents. The first such car was designed in 1939 for Franklin D. Roosevelt Lincoln V12 convertible, called «Sunshine Special».