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Lincoln Continental

(1982 model)

Brief specs of 1982 Lincoln Continental

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in, 97.7 kW / 131.0 hp / 131.0 hp @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, 310.0 N·m / 228.6 lb·ft / 228.6 lb·ft @ 1200 rpm / 1200 rpm / 1200 rpm, automatic overdrive (AOD) 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LincolnIssued from1982
ModelContinentalIssued until
SerieContinentalNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLincolnCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5150 l / 181.87 cu ft / 181.87 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5110 mm / 201.2 in / 201.2 inTotal (curb) weight1535 kg / 3384 lb / 3384 lb
Width1869 mm / 73.6 in / 73.6 inDry weight
Height1394 mm / 54.9 in / 54.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2758 mm / 108.6 in / 108.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1483 mm / 58.4 in / 58.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1499 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inWeight distribution (front)54.0 % / 54.0 % / 54.0 %
Ground clearance135 mm / 5.3 in / 5.3 inFuel capacity87 l / 19.1 UK gal / 23.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.85  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (90.0° vee)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block & headBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.33
Fuel supply1 E1ZE carbEngine displacement4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity617.75 cm3/cylinder / 37.697 cu in/cylinder / 37.697 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power97.7 kW / 131.0 hp / 131.0 hp at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque310.0 N·m / 228.6 lb·ft / 228.6 lb·ft at 1200 rpm / 1200 rpm / 1200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)39.1 kW / 52.4 hp / 52.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output19.8 kW/l / 0.434 bhp/cu in / 0.434 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque62.7 N·m/l / 0.55 lb·ft/cu in / 0.55 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomatic overdrive (AOD)Number of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.67
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.08

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio75.6 kW/ton / 57.3 bhp/ton / 57.3 bhp/ton
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
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.05Turning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Coil springs
Wheels front5.5Wheels rear5.5
Tyres frontP205/75 R 15 W/WSWTyres rearP205/75 R 15 W/WSW
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front277 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 inBrake diameter rear286 mm / 11.3 in / 11.3 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lincoln Continental

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