Mercury

18k-Mile Prototype? 1986 Mercury ASC McLaren Capri

From 1984 to 1986, Mercury worked with American Sunroof Corporation (ASC) to create the only convertible variant of the Capri muscle car – the ASC McLaren Capri. While not all of these limited-production variants were convertibles, this 1986 Mercury… more»

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428-Powered! 1969 Mercury Cougar XR7

Sometimes in life, we come to own a project car that never moves past the point of bringing it home. This 1969 Mercury Cougar XR7 has that feel to it, as the seller notes he only understands the health… more»

Stored 24 Years: 1971 Mercury Comet

Having already made Comets for a dozen years through four generations, not to mention several totally different body styles and sizes, this 1971 Mercury Comet is what a lot of us automatically think of when we think of the… more»

51k Mile 1988 Mercury Colony Park LS Wagon

You really have to look long and hard to find anything to fault with this 1988 Mercury Colony Park LS. It is completely original and unmolested and is ready to be enjoyed by the person who is on the… more»

Original Survivor: 1965 Mercury Woody Wagon

While I guess this car could technically be called a “Woody Wagon” it is a far cry from its 1940s and 50s cousins. There are some nice wood accents down the side which give it a nostalgic feel, but… more»

Parked For 10 Years: 1973 Mercury Capri

Family resemblances can range from the extremely vague through to the quite profound. When you look at vehicles like this 1973 Capri, it isn’t hard to see design and styling influences that reflect the success of the 1st Generation… more»

289/4-Speed Equipped! 1963 Mercury Comet

What do you think of when you hear the word Comet? Something celestial like Haley’s Comet? A crack passenger train from bygone days? One of Santa’s around the world in one-night gang? For me, pretty much all of the… more»

Barn Finds Classified: 1960 Comet Wagon

Almost an Edsel – I’m not sure if that would have been a good marketing slogan for Mercury or not. For the first two years, the Comet didn’t have Mercury badging on it as it was supposed to be… more»

Parked For 20 Years: 1975 Mercury Bobcat

Jumbo shrimp. Original copy. The oxymoron was turned into an artform by Yogi Berra with such statements as “Nobody goes to that restaurant anymore, it’s always too crowded.” and phrases like that which make sense but don’t make any… more»

12k Mile Garage Find: 1979 Mercury Cougar XR-7

This 1979 Mercury Cougar XR-7 is a garage find with under 13,000 original miles. The XR-7 appears to be a survivor in every sense of the word, with original details present throughout. The XR-7 package could be considered the… more»

Parked For 45 Years: 1957 Mercury Colony Park

The Colony Park wagon was made for 34 years which is a relatively long time for a car company to keep a nameplate alive, especially a station wagon. There were other models that had a longer run, of course,… more»

Cologne V6 Equipped: 1974 Mercury Capri

This 1974 Mercury Capri is somewhere between a driver and survivor-grade example, displaying qualities of both as presented on eBay. The Capri was Ford’s “captive import” from Europe, offering Lincoln-Mercury shoppers a smaller, sportier alternative than what was being… more»

Boss 302! 1969 Mercury Cougar Eliminator And Donor Car

Ironically, one of the most interesting 1969 Cougars came as a mid-year entry featuring an engine smaller in displacement than the standard 351 cid V8 shown in Mercury’s sales literature. April of 1969 saw Mercury roll out the sporty… more»

Super Survivor: 1966 Mercury Park Lane “410”

You have to go back quite a few years to find a Mercury that was a Mercury and not a gussied-up Ford. By the mid-sixties the Mercury absorption was in full swing but not entirely enacted, Mercury still planted… more»

32K Mile 1976 Mercury Comet

Quick, name a car that was made on two different platforms, in two different sizes with several totally different designs. If you said Mercury Comet you got at least one of them right but there have to be others…. more»

Award Winning Time Capsule: 1983 Mercury Lynx

It’s rare that even a surviving economy car gets credit for beating the odds that say most cheap rides end up in the scrap heap, even if in pristine condition. This 1983 Mercury Lynx has certainly managed to get… more»