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Lincoln Continental

(1990 model)

Brief specs of 1990 Lincoln Continental

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3791 cm3 / 231.3 cu in / 231.3 cu in, 292.0 N·m / 215.4 lb·ft / 215.4 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LincolnIssued from1990
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)5120 l / 180.81 cu ft / 180.81 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5210 mm / 205.1 in / 205.1 inTotal (curb) weight1650 kg / 3638 lb / 3638 lb
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1415 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2770 mm / 109.1 in / 109.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1550 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.88  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.23 m2 / 24.0 sq ft / 24.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine Code994Total number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore96.5 mm / 3.80 in / 3.80 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyFord fuel injectionEngine displacement3791 cm3 / 231.3 cu in / 231.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity631.83 cm3/cylinder / 38.557 cu in/cylinder / 38.557 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque292.0 N·m / 215.4 lb·ft / 215.4 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantwaterSpecific output
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque77.0 N·m/l / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.37

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio84.8 kW/ton / 64.3 bhp/ton / 64.3 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 alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6.5J x 15Wheels rear6.5J x 15
Tyres front205/70 R 15Tyres rear205/70 R 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front255 mm / 10.0 in / 10.0 inBrake diameter rear254 mm / 10.0 in / 10.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lincoln Continental

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