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2dr Coupe


Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.02
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.71
Drum - Rear (Yes or )

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.0


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650


SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 99V
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 4.6L/281
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 5750
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 5500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 285 @ 4500

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 28.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.35
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6
Height, Overall (in) 53.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.8
Length, Overall (in) 207.3
Wheelbase (in) 113.0

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.3


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26


Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.0
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.2


Body Style 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Lincoln Mark VIII


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Air springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Air springs
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm (SLA)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.18
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.85
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.26


Front Tire Order Code T23
Rear Tire Order Code T23
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P225/60R16
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44U
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.32


EPA Classification Mid-size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3767


Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4
Front Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0