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Lincoln Mark VIII Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.6 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 280 hp @ 5750 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 15/24 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Creamy V8 powertrain. Great stereo.

  • Cons

    Looks like a resident of Sea World. Star Trek interior.

  • What's New for 1998

    No changes to Lincoln's muscle car for its last year.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 15
  • cty
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  • 24
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



1998 lincoln mark 8 ce

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Vehicle: 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 2dr Coupe

Awesome styling, fit finish inside/out. Only good thing I have to say for the mark 8. Car has 83k. Problem after problem. Blown head gasket, (2k in repairs) new low mileage bullet, 1k for engine, 1k for install. Freaking steering column goes throughthe exhaust manifold, column removal to swap engine. Blend air door 1k to repair. Door handles made of pot metal, breaks often. 14 mpg city/22 highway. Drive shaft, brakes, elect fail. Ford has no body parts, when found, are high bucks! My 4 door Buick Ultra v6 (blown) is faster, Mark ran 14.72 quarter mile. Buick Park Ave 14.38. What next will fail, air ride, neon tail lamp or HID lamps. My Collectors Edition is parked, may bring $ 1 day.



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Best car i've ever owned!

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Vehicle: 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 2dr Coupe

Wow!! What a Car. From the moment I drove the car at the dealership, I told my husband, "This is a Hot Rod Lincoln and I want it!" Of course I never thought that I would own one, but bought it brand new 3 months later. We absolutely LOVED THE CAR! Ride is excellent, performance is unbelievable, and the car is absolutely BEAUTIFUL! To this day June 2010 when I drive this car I get compliments on it. It is the Bright Toreador Red Tinted Clear coat Metallic and when clean looks still looks like a million bucks. I love this car, but replacement parts are hard to find so as I sit here today I'm having to sell the car. Believe me the tears will be coming. By far the BEST Car I've ever owned.




I love my lsc!

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Vehicle: 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 2dr Coupe

Hello everyone, people everywhere who have this car and participate on the online forums for this car knows of me. But for those who don't, I'm ginamarie. I proudly own my 98 Lincoln mark 8 lsc se, I had gotten this car as'a birthday gift from hubs, when I realized it was time to buy something a little more reliable- boy was I right and got exactly what I wanted, blkonblk, moon, low miles got her at 50k and she still going strong at a little over 174k. Like every car with miles you have your leaks and squeaks. As long as you keep your oils changed and up to the min on necessary repairs I know my lsc will go for many more miles.



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Where to get spare parts

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Vehicle: 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 2dr Coupe

I too love this car, as someone who's had many cars in my life time this one has been the most fun to drive and I also get many complements from other drivers. For anybody out there who's needing any spare parts theirs a Bone yard in central Florida called Rienharts" they have many of the parts you will ever need plus they will ship it overnight if you wish. my rear center tail light went out a few years ago and they were very helpful, I was surprised who easy it was to install myself in about one hour. I hope this info will help all of you "mark" lovers like myself.




Plans for my mk

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Vehicle: 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 2dr Coupe

Gonna cost you in repairs but well worth it.I have a Ford mechanic good friend,so it's cheap for me. Cobra motor is getting a new intake and exhaust, hopefully tuning too.Air ride goes bad,rotors warp,small electrical problems,stabilizer bars on front. Set of Blizzaks for winter and 17" Konigs with performance Kumho's for summer.




Lincoln mk viii

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Vehicle: 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 2dr Coupe

Fun to drive, reliable, very comfortable, attractive (still draws compliments), well designed. Almost maintenance-free except for essentials. Have always had recommended maintenance performed on time. There have been recalls, which have been promptly completed by the dealer with no problems. Ford has established itself as a quality manufacturer and the dealers provide reputable after-sale service. I plan to continue driving this car for a long time, one reason being that there is nothing on the market that I would want as a replacement.



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Full 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII Review

What's New for 1998

No changes to Lincoln's muscle car for its last year.

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Talk About The 1998 Mark VIII

1998 Lincoln Mark VIII Discussions See all Started By

zandor
zandor
02-14-2001
system. My Mark VIII's got one (standard in '98)...


gregg_vw
gregg_vw
08-25-2008
I also still think that the Marks and T-Birds sharing a chassis did not degrade Lincoln, as the T-bird was always the "step-up" Ford. The 89 - 97 T-bird may have had a lousy engine, but loo...


johnnylinc
johnnylinc
04-02-2001
In addition, the 1998 model year was the last for the Mark VIII. Any Mark sales in '99 could only be a handful of leftover '98 models. It seems apparent that the author simply copied the '98 chart a...



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