mercury

Here’s What Happened To James Dean’s 1949 Mercury From Rebel Without A Cause – Arun Singh Pundir @HotCars

Here’s more about the ’49 Mercury from Rebel Without A Cause and where it is now… The Mercury Eight line was brought forth by Ford’s now-defunct Mercury division; however, the nameplate tasted sweet success between 1939 and 1951.  In 1955, the world… Read More ›

How an EPA cheating fine kept Ford from selling its 1974-built Capri IIs until the 1976 model year – Mark J McCourt @Hemmings

It was during a recent conversation about Capri II values for a Hemmings Stock Exchange feature that Ford Capri racer, Capri Club North America founder, and proprietor of Capri parts specialist firm Team Blitz, Norm Murdock, told me the fascinating story as to why we… Read More ›

From the lost era of downsized American performance comes a low-mileage 1979 Mercury Capri RS Turbo – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Of course, I’m partial to the late Seventies American performance hatches, which seem to have largely gone overlooked in the fervor to embrace Eighties and Nineties cars as the next wave of collectibles. These were the cars that showed how Wangers-era… Read More ›

A one-off race car in street car clothing: Mercury’s 1980 Cosworth Capri – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings

After a one-year absence, the Capri returned to Mercury dealers in 1979, this time as a badge-engineered Fox-body Ford Mustang. To promote the model’s sporty nature and highlight the performance potential of a four-cylinder engine, Mercury borrowed a page from… Read More ›

Built by Coachcraft, Peter Stengel’s ’41 Mercury was a masterpiece of prewar design – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings

Coachbuilt cars are typically associated with marques like Duesenberg, Packard, and Rolls-Royce, but California shop Coachcraft worked with more attainable brands, too. This Coachcraft-built 1941 Mercury Sedanca de Ville custom, created for banking heir Peter Stengel, features a one-of-a-kind body and… Read More ›

All-Electric, Tesla-Powered 1949 Mercury Sleeper by Icon – Jacob Davis @automobilemag.com and @Rich Rebuilds on YouTube

There is something for everyone at SEMA each year, whether you like meticulously crafted show cars or lifted trucks on stretched tires. The wide variety of vehicles can make it hard to stand out from the crowd, but Icon has done just that with… Read More ›

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