Key facts

Lincoln Continental, 1977 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5918 mm
How heavy?
2222 kg
What size engine?
7.5 litre, 7536 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
211 PS / 208 bhp / 155 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
482 Nm / 356 / 49.2 kgm @ 2000 rpm


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1977 Lincoln Continental technical specifications


This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels.
Powering the Lincoln Continental is an overhead valve, 7.5 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 208 bhp (211 PS/155 kW) at 4000 rpm and 482 N·m (356 lb·ft/49.2 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively.
The power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission.
It weighs a quoted 2222 kg at the kerb.
1977 Lincoln Continental data
Lincoln Continental, 1977 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3231 127.2
Track/tread (front) 1633 64.3
Track/tread (rear) 1633 64.3
Length 5918 233
Width 2032 80
Height 1402 55.2
Ground clearance 132 5.2
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight 2222 kg 4899 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 91.7 litres 20.2 UK Gal 24.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7.5 litre
7536 cc
(459.875 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 110.74 × 97.8 mm
4.36 × 3.85 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
211 PS (208 bhp) (155 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
27.6 bhp/litre
0.45 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
482 Nm (356 ft·lb) (49.2 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
63.96 Nm/litre
0.77 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 Motorcraft 9510 D7VE-AA carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 803.7 kPa (116.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 942 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 94.91 PS/g
69.8 kW/g
93.61 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.33 kg/kW
23.93 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock 4.080
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.TrailRA.CS.
Wheel size front 6 x 15
Wheel size rear 6 x 15
Tyres front KR78 x 15
Tyres rear KR78 x 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 300 mm
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.75
general ID163702
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 60.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1977 Lincoln Continental added 2007-11-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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