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Lincoln Continental

(1980 model)

Brief specs of 1980 Lincoln Continental

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, 4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in, 97.0 kW / 130.1 hp / 130.1 hp @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, 313.0 N·m / 230.9 lb·ft / 230.9 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LincolnIssued from1980
ModelContinentalIssued until
SerieContinentalNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLincolnCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5910 l / 208.71 cu ft / 208.71 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5570 mm / 219.3 in / 219.3 inTotal (curb) weight1855 kg / 4090 lb / 4090 lb
Width1990 mm / 78.3 in / 78.3 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2990 mm / 117.7 in / 117.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.86  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.42 m2 / 26.0 sq ft / 26.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.21 m2 / 13.0 sq ft / 13.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)30.1 kW / 40.3 hp / 40.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.33
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4942 cm3 / 301.6 cu in / 301.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity617.78 cm3/cylinder / 37.699 cu in/cylinder / 37.699 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power97.0 kW / 130.1 hp / 130.1 hp at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque313.0 N·m / 230.9 lb·ft / 230.9 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)38.8 kW / 52.0 hp / 52.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output19.6 kW/l / 0.431 bhp/cu in / 0.431 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque63.3 N·m/l / 0.55 lb·ft/cu in / 0.55 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio71.2 kW/ton / 53.9 bhp/ton / 53.9 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/75-R15Tyres rear205/75-R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lincoln Continental

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