Friday, April 6, 2012

1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V

The new Lincoln Continental Mark V seldom changes this year, though a temporary “Diamond Jubilee Edition”, launched to commemorate Ford’s seventy-five years of existence, is added to the traditional plethora of Designer Series.

Lincoln Continental Mark V
● Introduction: October 1976. Construction: body on separate chassis. Engine: water-cooled V-8, 6.6-litre, 166 hp, mounted at the front. Optional engine: V-8, 7.5-litre, 210 hp. 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 all four wheels, with servo. Length: 585 cm. Top speed: 175 to 190 kph. Range: two-door hardtop coupe.

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