Non Original Engine: 1968 Mercury Cyclone

“Makes the scene in a sporty manner: Cyclone 2-door hardtop” proclaims Mercury’s 1968 sales brochure. The mid-size lineup for defunct Mercury was a bit confusing in ’68 as there was the Montego, the Cyclone, and the Cyclone GT. Today’s… more»

1 of 353: 1971 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler

The Cyclone was Mercury’s mid-size muscle car in the late 1960s and early 1970s. It began as a compact in 1964 and was promoted to an intermediate in 1968. Demand would quickly dissipate when higher insurance rates would suppress… more»

Turn-Key 1970 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler With A Cobra Jet 429!

Rarely do you find yourself pulling up to a stoplight, only to find that the car creeping up next to you ready to gap your ride is a Mercury. Such was the case at the turn of the decade… more»

429 V8 Project: 1970 Mercury Cyclone

Throughout the late 1960s, the Cyclone was Mercury’s mid-size performance car, sandwiched between the Cougar and Marauder. The fourth and final generation of the auto was built between 1970-71 and a 429 cubic inch V8 – like we’re told… more»

390 V8 Garage Find: 1968 Mercury Cyclone

The Cyclone was a performance car marketed by Mercury from 1964-71. At first it was a compact, then later an intermediate. In the late 1960s, it was positioned between the Cougar and Marauder for those buyers wanting some muscle,… more»

1 of 341? 1970 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler

The Cyclone was the performance version of Mercury’s mid-size Montego in the late 1960s/early 1970s. And the Spoiler was the cream of the crop with a standard 429 cubic inch Cobra Jet V8 engine. The Spoiler was a rare… more»

Original 429 Cobra Jet: 1970 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler

Some classic cars are created more equal than others. Some will offer unrivaled luxury and comfort, while others will provide performance that can pin occupants in their seats when the pedal gets to the metal. The 1970 Mercury Cyclone… more»

Road Runner Alternative? 1969 Mercury Cyclone CJ 428

When it comes to muscle cars, the Chevies, Pontiacs and Mopars seem to dominate the scene. But don’t forget that Mercury was in the mix, too, in the 1960s and theirs was called the Cyclone. If you wanted all-out… more»

One of 341! 1970 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler SCJ 4-Speed

This is quite a find, it’s a genuine 1970 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler, not a Cyclone GT, but a performance car that came equipped with some pretty serious hardware. Unfortunately, time has gotten the better of it, but there is… more»

Original Paint: 1968 Mercury Cyclone

When it comes to mid-sized Fords, the Fairlane and Torino were the mainstays but Ford’s corporate cousin, Mercury, had a hand in the action too with their Comet Cyclone. Both the Cyclone and Cyclone GT make appearances here on… more»

429 Cobra Jet: 1970 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler

There are times when ambition and reality collide in an unfortunate way. That is the case with the 1970 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler. It was a car that received a rapturous reception from the motoring press at the time, but… more»

Muscle Car Survivor: 1969 Mercury Cyclone 428 CJ

When fitted with the 428 Cobra Jet V8, the 1969 Mercury Cyclone was just begging to be driven hard. Many owners did just that, and their classics suffered accordingly. Finding a nicely restored example today is becoming difficult. However,… more»

1969 Mercury Cyclone Ram Air 428

You  may notice that the nose is sitting a little high on this 1969 Mercury Cyclone since a prior owner removed the numbers matching Ram Air 428 engine back in the 1980’s. This Cyclone is a rare one. One… more»

One Year Only: 1969 Mercury Cyclone 428 CJ

This 1969 Mercury Cyclone is a pretty special car. Not only is it 1-of-80 to wear this distinctive paint and trim combination, but the engine bay houses the original 428ci V8 that was a hallmark of the CJ, or… more»

Rusty Project: 1964 Mercury Comet Cyclone

The Comet had been Mercury’s compact car since 1960 and – prior to 1964 – the S-22 was the performance-minded edition. When ‘64 rolled around, the S-22 was out, and the Cyclone was in for the next eight model… more»

Dan Gurney Special! 1969 Mercury Cyclone

As of late, we have covered quite a few Ford Fairlanes/Torinos from the late ’60s and early ’70s.  Not found often anymore is Mercury’s counterpart, the Montego and its performance variant, the Cyclone. Fortunately, one has turned up in… more»

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