Mercury

1947 Mercury Eight Movie Car with a 350

Yep. that’s Harvey Keitel on the right, one of my favorite character actors, and he drove this ’47 Mercury Eight 4-Door Town Sedan in the 1994 movie, Imaginary Crimes. The car comes with memorabilia from the movie and can… more»

1973 Mercury Comet Garage Find

After twenty-three years in storage, this 1973 Mercury Comet recently emerged blinking into the light of day. It is a solid classic needing a cosmetic refresh. The seller returned it to a roadworthy state, and with its needs appearing… more»

Custom Combo! 1965 Ford Comechero Pickup

When it comes to custom vehicles, it’s hard to say what’s more important, the vision or the skill set of the person making it, although both of course are vital.  We’ve featured a few custom trucks here on Barn… more»

429 Cobra Jet: 1971 Mercury Cyclone GT

Mercury produced the 1971 Cyclone GT as a comfortable classic that offered genuine muscle credentials. This impression was reinforced if the original owner ordered the GT with the optional 429 Cobra Jet V8 under the hood. Such is the… more»

The Anti-SUV: 1977 Mercury Colony Park

Surprisingly, this beautiful 1977 Mercury Colony Park isn’t really that big, comparatively, despite how huge it appears or how big you may remember them being. It’s under nineteen feet in length and while that’s still big, there were longer… more»

Drive It Home: 1956 Mercury Montclair

Winter can be a boring part of the year. Enthusiasts tend to leave their beloved classic cars tucked away in a warm garage to avoid the rigors of rain, snow, and salt. Most will find small maintenance tasks to… more»

Ready To Drive! 1954 Mercury Monterey

For much of its 23 years in production (1952-74), the Monterey would be the equivalent of Mercury’s version of the Ford Galaxie 500. The car’s name was derived from the famous Monterey Bay along the central coastline of California…. more»

No Reserve: 1969 Mercury Cougar Convertible

I love the enthusiasm of some classic car owners. While they may not perform a hard sell, they give you reasons to justify purchasing their pride and joy. Take this 1969 Mercury Cougar Convertible. The seller state that life… more»

302 HO V8: 1983 Mercury Capri RS

Question: When is a Ford Mustang not a Mustang? Answer: When it’s a Mercury Capri. From 1979-86, the Capri shared the Mustang’s Fox-body platform and was nearly identical in appearance except for the front fascia and a few other… more»

See-Thru Roof! 1954 Mercury Monterey Sun Valley

Before there was the Ford retractable hardtop, there were the Ford Crestliner and Mercury Sun Valley hardtops with a see-through roof. It was a 2-year experiment in 1954-55 that was not continued because of the heat the passengers might… more»

Marti Report Documented: 1968 Mercury Cougar

In 1964, Ford launched the sporty Mustang, which would become a sales phenomenon, leading to a new market segment called “the pony car.” By 1967, a flood of competition arrived, including one from its own stable, the Mercury Cougar…. more»

Only 48k Miles! 1976 Mercury Monarch

Built alongside the Ford Granada, the Mercury Monarch was something of an upscale compact. It was positioned above the Maverick-based Comet and below the mid-sized Montego. The car was in production between 1975-80 with more than 575,000 copies to… more»

Rod or Restore? 1941 Mercury Eight Convertible

The person who buys this 1941 Mercury Eight Convertible will have some choices to make. It is a complete car that is structurally sound and comes with a significant collection of parts. It would make a wonderful restoration project,… more»

K-Code 289 V8: 1964 Mercury Caliente

When the Comet debuted in 1960, it was a standalone brand. It had intended to be an Edsel model, but that division disappeared from the scene almost as quickly as it came on. Beginning in 1961, the Comet became… more»

Last 5-Speed Built? 1984 ASC McLaren Capri

The ASC McLaren Capri is a familiar face around here. It’s beginning to remind me of the Blazer K5 Chalet, where it was made in limited numbers but there’s seemingly always one for sale. The ASC is obviously not… more»

Easy Project: 1968 Mercury Cougar XR-7

There are times when tackling a restoration project that involves cutting and welding can seem intimidating. This is especially true if you don’t possess well-honed skills in that area. Therefore, finding a car that needs little more than a… more»