2001 Lincoln LS V8 US

The LS V8 is a car from Lincoln, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Powering the Lincoln LS V8 is a double overhead camshaft, 4 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 252 bhp (256 PS/188 kW) at 6100 rpm and 362 N·m (267 lb·ft/36.9 kgm) at 4300 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed automatic transmission. The Lincoln LS V8 weighs a claimed 1675 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

2001 Lincoln LS V8 US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4925 mm
How heavy?
1675 kg
What size engine?
4 litre, 3964 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
256 PS / 252 bhp / 188 kW @ 6100 rpm
How much torque?
362 Nm / 267 ft.lb / 36.9 kgm @ 4300 rpm

Lincoln LS models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 3964 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW 1711 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2967 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 1670 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 3964 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW 1709 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2967 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 1666 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 3964 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW 1703 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2967 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1632 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2967 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1630 kg
Lincoln LS V6 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2967 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1652 kg

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2001 Lincoln LS V8 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2908 114.5
Track/tread (front) 1537 60.5
Track/tread (rear) 1544 60.8
Length 4925 193.9
Width 1859 73.2
Height 1425 56.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1675 kg 3693
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4 litre
3964 cc
(241.898 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86.1 × 85.1 mm
3.39 × 3.35 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
256 PS (252 bhp) (188 kW)
at 6100 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
63.6 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
362 Nm (267 ft·lb) (36.9 kgm)
at 4300 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
91.32 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.55:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1147.6 kPa (166.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 495.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
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 152.54 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
112.19 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
150.45 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.91 kg/kW
14.89 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.60 m
Front suspension I.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 3.58
general
Carfolio.com ID87241
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 36.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Lincoln LS V8 added 2001-09-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.