Friday, April 6, 2012

1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V

Due to disappear next year in favour of a downsized model, the Lincoln Continental Mark V is available, as the Continental, as a commemorative “Collector’s Series” this year. The smaller “400” V-8, still displacing 6.6 litres, is the only available engine left.

Lincoln Continental Mark V
● Introduction: October 1976. Construction: body on separate chassis. Engine: water-cooled V-8, 6.6-litre, 159 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 all four wheels, with servo. Length: 585 cm. Top speed: 170 kph. Range: two-door hardtop coupe.

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