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Category Archives: Mercury

1969-1970 Mercury Marauder X-100: Leader of the Pack


Big cars appear to be on a comeback trail. Chalk it up to the euphoria of cheap gas, but large cars from The Big Three are selling well. The only … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

1966-1967 Mercury Comet: Stuck In the Middle


Badge engineering was and is a fact of life for many large car companies. In the 1960s, Ford like GM and Chrysler had many variations of the same car sold … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

1967-1970 Mercury Cougar: A Different Breed of Pony Car


When Ford’s Mustang hit the market in 1964, it made a tremendous impact. So much so, that just about everyone selling cars in America either went to the drawing boards … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

1984-1985 Ford LTD LX: The Original Four Door Mustang


American performance sedans have come a long way since cars like the Pontiac 6000 STE and Dodge 600 were considered Detroit’s best efforts.  Although the first widely accepted modern American sports … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · 14 Comments

2006-2011 Mercury Milan: A Fusion of Near Luxury & Technology


When good cars are axed, it often makes me sad, even if they are not the most exciting. The Mercury Milan was one of those cars. Never mind that the … Continue reading

May 6, 2012 · 6 Comments

1982-1986 ASC McLaren Capri: Ford’s Best Fox Bodied Pony Car?


Mustangs seem to get all the attention from Ford pony car fans. That’s the sentiment of most diehard Mercury Capri aficionados. When the second generation Capri dispensed of its European … Continue reading

October 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

1971-1980 Ford Pinto: Ford’s Little Explosive Automotive Legacy


There was a time when Americans were not sure what to make of small cars. The big three seemed even more clueless. A wave of small cars led by the VW … Continue reading

September 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

1998-2002 Mercury Cougar


  The Mercury Cougar was first introduced in 1967 along side the Mustang from which it was based. Over time it had grown in size and weight to become a nearly … Continue reading

November 3, 2009 · Leave a comment

1985-1985 Mercury Merkur XR-4Ti: A Little Taste of Europe


Every once in awhile a car comes along that so polarizing you just have to either love  or hate it. The Mercury Merukr XR-4Ti was just such a car. During … Continue reading

July 22, 2009 · Leave a comment