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Cars > Challenges > “Lincoln Mark” Vs “Bean”


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Sedro Woolley, Washington
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Bennington, Nebraska
United States


1993 Lincoln Mark VIII

“Lincoln Mark”

2006 Ford Focus SE ZX5


Photo of: 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII

For Sale

Photo of: 2006 Ford Focus

Head to Head


About “Lincoln Mark”

A 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII. I have a body shop so I just painted this one up as my driver to take to local car shows to advertise my shop this summer. This is actually my seventh one of these ... I like these cars. They have the Mustang Cobra aluminum motor and make a very nice ride for not too much money.

About “Bean”

My Bride's/Wife's 2006 Ford Focus SE ZX5


Specs for “Lincoln Mark”

Has the 4.6 Litre double overhead cam aluminum cobra type motor in it with 285 hp. While newer cars are putting out more and more power, 18 years ago this was quite the "cat's meow" for Ford. Most people don't know that this motor came out first in this Lincoln before it came out in the Cobra Mustang. These cars also came out with air ride suspension that lowered the car at highway speeds.

Specs for “Bean”

2006 Focus Sedan
2.0L Duratec Engine
(F.F.S.) 16 Valves
4 Cylinders, Fuel Injection
Catalyst, 4-Speed Automatic Transmission


Factory Options for “Lincoln Mark”

Pretty well loaded with the Lincoln Luxury and DOHC performance, premium sound system, memory seats and sunroof with rain senor. I've upgraded the wheels to those from a '98 LSC version, but still Lincoln Mark VIII wheels.

Factory Options for “Bean”

P195/60R15 Tires
Dual Power Mirrors
Variable Interval Wipers
Rear Wiper/Washer/Defrost
Solar Tinted Glass

Air Conditioning
AM/FM Stero Single CD/MP3
Cloth Bucket Front Seats
60/40 Split Fold Rear Seat
Console W/3 Cupholders & Drivers Armreset/Storage
Front Map/Reading Lights
Dual Sunvisor/Mirrors
Internal Liftgate Release

100,000 Mile Tune-Up INT.
Front Wheel Drive
Front/Rear Ind Suspension
Frt Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
Power Rack Pinion Steering
Power Windows/Locks

Driver/Passenger Air Bags
Occupnt Classification Sys
Add Height Frt Seat Belts
Child Safety Rear DR Locks
Securilock/Pass Antitheft
Low Fuel Warning Light
Remote Keyless Entry

24 HR Roadside Assistance
3YR/36,000 Miles

Order Code 710A - ZX5 SE
Rear Floor Mats
Power Side Windows
Center Console
Dual Power Mirrors
CFC-Free Air Conditioning
Power Locks

Automatic Transaxle
Convenience Group
Speed Control
Tilt Steering Column
Safety Package
Anti-Lock Brakes
Side Impact Air Bags
50 State Emissions
Whtr Flr Matts "Dlr-Instld-Acc

26 MPG City
32 MPG Highway

2006 Focus Sedan
2.0L Duratec Engine
(F.F.S.) 16 Valves
4 Cylinders, Fuel Injection
Catalyst, 4-Speed Automatic Transmission


Mods for “Lincoln Mark”

I've painted it with a true Candy Apple Red (6 coats of transparent red over a silver base) over black with a hint of red pearl on the black, all covered in multiple layers of clear-coat and sanded, re-cleared and sanded & buffed to remove paint ridges between colors. Changed out to '98 Mark VIII LSC wheels. The air suspension becomes problematic when older so converted to springs & shocks. Custom done Lincoln/Cobra emblem and nameplates painted under the clear.

Mods for “Bean”

No modifications listed.


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