Friday, April 6, 2012

1976 Lincoln Continental

The 1976 Lincoln Continental is virtually identical to the model face-lifted last year. Equipment is surprisingly simplified; some items that were still standard last year are now made optional, or are available through the “Town Car” and “Town Coupe” packages.

Lincoln Continental
● Introduction: September 1969. Construction: body on separate chassis. Engine: water-cooled V-8, 7.5-litre, 202 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. Discs on all four wheels optional. Length: 592 cm. Top speed: 180 kph. Range: two-door hardtop coupe, two-door “Town Coupe” hardtop coupe, four-door pillared hardtop sedan, four-door “Town Car” pillared hardtop sedan.

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