On this 7th episode of A Diamond In the Rough, Ted and Roman put down their tools and have some fun with the Diamond Jubilee. The good old Lincoln passed all emissions tests and is now road worthy. So what’s next? A TFLcar 0-60 MPH test, of course! After all, this Lincoln has a huge 7.5-liter V8 that once produced 210 HP and stump pulling 365 lb-ft of torque. Watch the video below to find out how the Diamond in the Rough did. Can it beat the slowest new cars that we tested?
Ford built the 1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V Diamond Jubilee Edition to celebrate the companies 75th year in the automobile business.
A grand total of just 5,159 cars were built. To help celebrate the the 75th anniversary and to distinguish the car from other Lincoln Mark V the Diamond Jubilee was available in only two colors, Diamond Blue and Jubilee Gold.