Mark VIII LSC Impressions
By Jim Murphy on
Vehicle1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 2dr Coupe
ReviewThis car's exterior admittedly is not
favored by all colors. In black though
(like mine) it looks awesome, and I get
many many compliments. The handling is
superb for such a large vehicle.
Reliability for major components has
been very good - though there have been
some minor annoyances (the exterior
door handles are weak and prone to
breaking - unacceptable for such an
otherwise fine car). Yes, there are
better cars for tens of thousands of
dollars more, but overall - there
really is NO car for the same money
that can match the Mark VIII's total
feature/performance package (e.g. 290
hp V-8, air suspension, HID headlamps,
cool neon backlight, etc.)
Best FeaturesHID headlamps, neon tail-light, 290 HP INTECH V-8, air suspension, JBL audio, and auto steering wheel/seat adjustment position for each driver.
Worst FeaturesExterior door handles are weak and break, ashtray cover breaks easily and FoMoCo requires the purchase of an entire $1240 console module to fix it, and it was kind of "cheap" for Lincoln to remove the engine compartment light and coin holder for the 1998 model.
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