Friday, April 6, 2012

1973 Lincoln Continental Mark IV

The most obvious difference between the 1973 Mark IV and last year’s is the adoption of the big “5-mph” bumper, which forces to reduce the height of the grille. Optional in 1972 for widely ordered, the “opera” windows, these oval openings in the thick rear roof pillar, are now made standard.

Lincoln Continental Mark IV
● Introduction: September 1971. Construction: body on separate chassis. Engine: water-cooled V-8, 7.5-litre, 208 hp, mounted at the front. Transmission: to the rear wheels through a three-speed automatic gearbox. Suspension: independent at the front, rigid axle at the rear. Brakes: hydraulic, to discs on front wheels, drums on rear wheels, with servo. Length: 569 cm. Top speed: 190 kph. Range: two-door hardtop coupe.

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