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Lincoln 47 hp

(1939 model)

Brief specs of 1939 Lincoln 47 hp

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 24-valve V engine, side valves (flathead, L-block, L-head), 6900 cm3 / 421.1 cu in / 421.1 cu in, 111.9 kW / 150.1 hp / 150.1 hp @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LincolnIssued from1939
Model47 hpIssued until
Serie47 hpNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation


Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5410 mm / 213.0 in / 213.0 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1854 mm / 73.0 in / 73.0 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase3454 mm / 136.0 in / 136.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance210 mm / 8.3 in / 8.3 inFuel capacity100 l / 22.0 UK gal / 26.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.57  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerLincolnValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.4 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke114.3 mm / 4.50 in / 4.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.69
Fuel supplyEngine displacement6900 cm3 / 421.1 cu in / 421.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity575.00 cm3/cylinder / 35.089 cu in/cylinder / 35.089 cu in/cylinder
Cam Designside valves (flathead, L-block, L-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power111.9 kW / 150.1 hp / 150.1 hp at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.8 kW / 60.0 hp / 60.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output16.2 kW/l / 0.356 bhp/cu in / 0.356 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque


Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.58


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lincoln 47 hp


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