Category Archives: Mercury

Mercury Capri (1970-1974)

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The first generation Mercury Capri was Mercury’s pony car. With the success of the Ford Mustang, Mercury wanted some of the action. The Capri from 1971-1977 were captive imports from Ford of Europe and sold in the United States as the … Continue reading

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Mercury Cougar XR7 (1974-1976)

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For 1974, the Mercury Cougar moved to the Ford Torino / Mercury Montego platform and for the next three years would be a corporate twin of the Ford Elite. The Cougar switched to the larger platform to compete with other … Continue reading

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Mercury Cougar (1971-1973)

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The Mercury Cougar entered its second generation in 1971. While still based on the Ford Mustang, the Cougar would now be similar in size to the GM’s intermediate size models. The Mercury Cougar would see consistent sales during the three-year production … Continue reading

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Mercury Comet (1964-1965)

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The 1964-1965 Mercury Comet was a compact car based of the popular Ford Falcon.  But this was not a badge engineered Falcon, the Comet  coupes and sedans were 5 inches longer than the Falcon. The Comet also used distinct body … Continue reading

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Mercury Cougar (1967-1970)

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Mercury gets a pony car. That was big news for Mercury dealers in 1967. The first generation Mercury Cougar was based off the 1964 1/2  - 1973 Ford Mustang and positioned between the Mustang and the 1967 – 1971 Ford … Continue reading

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Mercury Monterey (1961-1964)

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The Monterey was a full-sized sedan in the Mercury lineup from 1952 to 1974. The sedan was a step below the top-of-the-line Mercury Marquis, Montclair or Park Lane of same period. The name was also used on a mini-van during … Continue reading

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