Wood Brothers Approved: 1968 Mercury Cyclone

Few traditions last in NASCAR.  Drivers come and go.  Teams get sold or go out of business.  Cars change shape, and tracks get added and subtracted at the whims of the France family and Bruton Smith. … more»

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Shark Eyes: 1965 Mercury Monterey Marauder

Being Mercury’s base model for 1965, this 1965 Mercury Monterey Marauder is one sweet car. I’m sorry to use/overuse the word sweet, but I already overuse the words cool and fantastic. All three fit here. This… more»

Crazy ‘Bout A Merc: 1947 Mercury Pickup

Some collectors, especially those who love fifties era collector cars, like to embellish their cars with accessories that were popular in that particular period.  Anyone who has ever seen a J.C. Whitney catalog can tell you… more»

Topless Show Car: 1970 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Convertible

It must be “Sell Your Rare Cougar Month” or something.  I just found another first generation Cougar and this one is quite a collector’s dream.  The owner claims that this one was an in-house order by… more»

Original Cat: One-Family 1967 Mercury Cougar

Introduced in 1967, the Mercury Cougar was the direct sibling to the Ford Mustang. The Mustang was such a wild success, Ford decided they needed something for the Mercury folks as well and thus the Cougar… more»

Luxury + Utility = 1979 Mercury Marquis Pickup?

Marquismino? Ranchquis-o? I’m not sure what to call this 1979 Mercury Marquis-based Sawzall special…other than unique! If you liked the concept of the Subaru Baja but prefer your wagon-cum-pickups in full-figured American, neo-rectangle baroque form, this might… more»

Sign Of The Cat: 1969 Mercury Cougar XR-7 428 CJ

Many of us purchase our collector cars because of a connection of some sort. Some of us want the car we lusted after but could not afford in high school. Others want a car like the… more»

Another Home Run: 1949 Mercury M68

The key to business success is finding a niche and exploiting it. Just look at that Pet Rock guy. He figured people needed a pet that didn’t need to be tended to, and he ended up… more»

302 T-5 Swap Candidate: 1982 Mercury Capri

I’ll admit it: though I am a diehard GM and Mopar fan, I do have a soft spot for some Ford automobiles, including the Fox-body Mercury Capri. There is something about the Capri’s styling that looks… more»

1940 Mercury Eight Sedan Survivor

This is a true survivor!  Said to be all original, it ran as recently as two years ago.  For sale here on Craigslist in Bonners Ferry, Idaho with an asking price of $7,850.  Even though this is a… more»

Sweet Sun Valley: 1954 Mercury Monterey

You’ll need a hat on while driving this 1954 Mercury Monterey Sun Valley, unless you: a) have the factory sunshield in place. b) only drive it at night. c) don’t mind getting the top of your… more»

S’No Tempo: 1991 Mercury Tozaz LS-AWD

Never seen snow! Just kidding, of course, this 1991 Mercury Topaz LS-AWD has made easy work of driving in the snow for the last 26 years. This fancy Tempo is on Craigslist in Tigard, Oregon, just a few… more»

Power Tour Here I Come: 1978 Cougar XR-7

Every year, my Facebook account is inundated with pictures and stories from the Hot Rod Power Tour group. If you didn’t know, the Hot Rod Power Tour is a seven day, seven city tour featuring more than 6,000 vehicles… more»