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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 740iA 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 740iA 17 23 $56,770 $62,900
4-Door Sedan 740iL 17 23 $60,370 $66,900
4-Door Sedan 750iL 13 20 $83,050 $92,100
4-Door Sedan Protection 740iL 17 23 $89,620 $99,400
4-Door Sedan Protection 750iL 13 20 $112,120 $124,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,664
$56,770
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,660
$62,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$661 / month
$1048 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 58.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.9
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5 100.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 208.5 196.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 115.4
Liftover Height (in) 27.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 73.3
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 60.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.9 13.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.55 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.02 12.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 22.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.95 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.1 38.1
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 3.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T31 NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P235/60HR16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 P235/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code T31 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P235/60HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3868 4255
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 16 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 4750 324 @ 3700
Engine Order Code 99V NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.4L/268
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750 282 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 2.20
Trans Order Code 44X NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 3.57
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.51
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lincoln Continental BMW 7 Series
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Alum. control arm w/Coil Springs
 
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