Key facts

1988 Lincoln Mark VII information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5150 mm
How heavy?
1700 kg
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
228 PS / 225 bhp / 168 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 / 41.5 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8 s
How fast?
193 km/h, 120 mph


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1988 Lincoln Mark VII technical specifications


The Mark VII is a rear wheel drive coupé passenger car with a front mounted engine, produced by Lincoln.
The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 4.9 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 225 bhp (228 PS/168 kW) at 4200 rpm and 407 Nm (300 lbft/41.5 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission.
Stated weight at the kerb is 1700 kg.
Maximum claimed speed is 193 km/h, which equates to 120 mph.
1988 Lincoln Mark VII data
1988 Lincoln Mark VII data
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2755 108.5
Track/tread (front) 1485 58.5
Track/tread (rear) 1500 59.1
Length 5150 202.8
Width 1800 70.9
Height 1380 54.3
Ground clearance 130 5.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.87
Kerb weight 1700 kg 3748 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 84 litres 18.5 UK Gal 22.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code 99E
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.9 litre
4942 cc
(301.579 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 76.2 mm
4 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.33
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
228 PS (225 bhp) (168 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
45.5 bhp/litre
0.75 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
82.36 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1034.9 kPa (150.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 617.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.1 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 193 km/h (120 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 134.19 PS/g
98.7 kW/g
132.35 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.13 kg/kW
16.92 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 rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 215/70 R 15
Tyres rear 215/70 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID9196
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1988 Lincoln Mark VII added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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