Lincoln Continental Specifications

Here are the models, prices, and production numbers for the 1966, 1967, 1968, and 1969 Lincoln Continental, as well as detailed specifications for the 1966 Lincoln Continental.

1966-69 Lincoln Continental: Models, Prices, and Production

1966
Weight
Price
Prod
82 4d sedan
5,085
$5,750
35,809

86 convertible sedan

5,480
$6,383
3,180

89 hardtop coupe

4,985
$5,485
15,766
Total
54,755
1967
82 4d sedan
5,049
$5,795
33,331
86 convertible sedan
5,505
$6,449
2,276
89 hardtop coupe
4,940
$5,553
11,060
Total
46,667
1968
81 hardtop coupe
4,883
$5,736
9,415
82 4d sedan
4,978
$5,970
29,719
Total
39,134
1969
81 hardtop coupe
4,910
$5,830
9,032
82 4d sedan
5,005
$6,063
29,258
Total


38,290
Source: Encyclopedia of American Cars From 1930, by the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide®, Publications International, Ltd., 1993

1966 Lincoln Continental: Specifications

General
Price $5,485-$6,383
Wheelbase (in.)
126.0
Overall length (in.) 220.9
Overall width (in.) 79.7
Overall height (in.) 54.3-55.0
Tread, front/rear (in.) 62.1/61.0
Ground clearance (in.) 5.5
Curb weight (lbs)
5,185-5,680
Fuel tank (gal)
25.5
Trunk (cu ft)
18.0
Convertible 12.0
Interior (sedan)
Headroom, front (in.) 39.0
Legroom, front (in.) 41.1
Hiproom, front (in.) 61.8
Shoulder room, front (in.) 59.8
Headroom, rear (in.) 38.6
Legroom, rear (in.) 41.0
Hiproom, rear (in.) 62.0
Shoulder room, rear (in.) 59.8
Body all-steel, unit-construction
Engine
Type 90-degree ohv V-8
Block/manifolds cast iron
Bore x stroke
4.38 x 3.83
Displacement (cid)
462.0
Horsepower @ rpm
340 @ 4,600
Torque (lbs/ft) @ rpm
485 @ 2,800
Compression ratio
10.25:1
Main bearings
5
Valve lifters
hydraulic
Fuel pump
mechanical
Carburetor Carter 4-bbi
Electrical system
12-volt
Transmission3-speed torque-converter Twin-Range Turbo-Drive, with 6-position selector dial
Suspension, front
independent Silent-Strut with sealed, pre-lubricated ball-joints, helical-coil springs, hydraulic shock absorbers with rebound control
Suspension, rear
solid semi-floating axle, Hotchkiss drive, 64-inch-long parallel leaf springs, rubber-cushioned rear axle mounting, hydraulic shock absorbers
Steeringre-circulating-ball, power-assisted
Turns lock-to-lock
3.8
Turning circle (ft)
47.4
Brakesdual-hydraulic with front ventilated discs/rear drums, self-adjusting, power assisted
Rear drum diameter (in.)11.09
Differential Ratio
hypoid 2.80:1, 3.00:1 opt
Exhaust system
dual aluminized and stainless steel with twin mufflers and resonators
Wheelsstamped-steel 15-inch disc
Tires9.15 x 15 4-ply rayon
Warranty24,000 miles/24 months
Performance*
0-30 mph (sec)
4.0
0-45 mph (sec) 6.8
0-60 mph (sec) 10.8
0-1/4-mile (sec @ mph) 18.1 @ 80.0
Top speed (mph) 125.0
*Motor Trend, February 1966, testing a 1966 Lincoln Continental Coupe

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