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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII

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2dr Coupe


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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.0


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650


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

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 28.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.10
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) 207.2
Wheelbase (in) 113.0

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Head Room (in) 36.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 35.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.7


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26


Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.2
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.23
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.25
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion


Vehicle Name Lincoln Mark VIII
Body Style 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Lincoln Mark VIII


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Air springs
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.85
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32


Rear Tire Order Code T23
Front Tire Order Code T23
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P225/60VR16
Rear Tire Size P225/60VR16
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)


Seventh 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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.32
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)


EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3765


Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Chromed Alum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4
Front Wheel Material Chromed Alum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0