Class of ’86 & Lincoln Mark VII LSC | Hemmings Daily

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Class of #8217;86 #8211; Mark VII LSC

First off, to all of you who provided suggestions in last Class of 1986 update We didn#8217;t leave out your on purpose #8211; after we have the entire second of the year to continue to examine the cars and trucks from

One theme we keep coming to in our selections for the Class of 1986 is the and widespread adoption of high and the rapid obsoleting of older that has served automobiles to the beginning of the automobile age. the high technology was to be found in vehicles that year, stone-age technology soldiered on in However, there were to that rule, and one of those was the 1986 Lincoln Mark LSC, a domestic vehicle blended both old and new.

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Introduced in 1984 as the Continental VII (and later referred to as the Mark VII), it boasted composite headlamps, a first for an car, along with a of drag of 0.38 #8211; the as a Citroën CX, ostensibly named as because of its slippery aerodynamic A full foot shorter and 400 pounds lighter than the VI, the Mark VII now rode on the famed Fox platform, though the Mark VII of a number of chassis advancements, four-wheel disc brakes, brakes (introduced on the LSC in 1985 and the Mark VII lineup in 1986), and a electronic air


From the beginning, Lincoln the LSC as the performance variant of the Mark with a 45 percent stiffer larger front and rear bars, quicker steering, cast-aluminum wheels, and (for an analog instrument panel. The LSC was the only Mark VII to receive the 5.0L H.O. V-8, the sequential multi-port electronically Windsor-based engine that its way into the Mustang GT and Mercury that year.

All LSCs came with the AOD four-speed automatic transmission. the Mark VII didn#8217;t much for the 1986 model year it dropped the Versace Designer trim level as well as the 2.4-liter turbodiesel six-cylinder #8211; it did make Car and Driver#8217;s 10 list that year. All and the Mark VII just barely out the Continental in terms of production in 1967 #8211; 20,056 19,012.

No breakdown exists for the Mark VII

So what say you about the Mark VII Does it deserve the #8220;collectible#8221; 25-year cutoff or not? you house one in your garage to 1986 vehicles?

Or is it not significant to warrant attention?

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