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Lincoln Continental

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Lincoln Continental

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, 4601 cm3 / 280.8 cu in / 280.8 cu in, 162.0 kW / 217.2 hp / 217.2 hp @ 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm, 372.0 N·m / 274.4 lb·ft / 274.4 lb·ft @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LincolnIssued from1998
ModelContinentalIssued until
SerieContinentalNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLincolnCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5420 l / 191.41 cu ft / 191.41 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5250 mm / 206.7 in / 206.7 inTotal (curb) weight1750 kg / 3858 lb / 3858 lb
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2780 mm / 109.4 in / 109.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity75 l / 16.5 UK gal / 19.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.89  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.29 m2 / 24.6 sq ft / 24.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.4 sq ft / 7.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.0 kW / 22.8 hp / 22.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4601 cm3 / 280.8 cu in / 280.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power162.0 kW / 217.2 hp / 217.2 hp at 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm
AspirationMax. torque372.0 N·m / 274.4 lb·ft / 274.4 lb·ft at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)64.8 kW / 86.9 hp / 86.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output35.2 kW/l / 0.774 bhp/cu in / 0.774 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque80.9 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront 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 ratio125.7 kW/ton / 95.2 bhp/ton / 95.2 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 locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/60-R16Tyres rear225/60-R16
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lincoln Continental

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