The end of the road for Mercury ...

Published on 10.15.2010

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Ford has decided to close this division, which over the years has fallen into disuse.

 

The Mercury recent years were only "rebadged" Ford customer and is not fooled no longer followed. In addition, the image of that mark had become a little fuzzy, wedged between Ford and Lincoln. The brand was created in 1939, precisely to fill the gap and compete with brands such as Buick and Dogde (for example).

Some models have marked their time as beautiful woodies between the years 40 and 50, Park Lane mid 60's with their famous rear reverse the legendary Cougar was a derivative of the Mustang in the late 60s, the Marauder early 2000s ...

Mercury will also disappear with the last car U.S. traditional Grand Marquis. Henceforth, the future of this brand is in the hands of collectors, they want to ensure that there are still many roads Mercury for decades, the legend must continue ...
                                                                  

 

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TV Commercial  Mercury Cougar 1968

 

TV Commercial Mercury Cougar 1975

 

                     

 

We will certainly return to this subject because Mercury 50 years have inspired the greatest in the middle of Custom as, for example, George Barris, Bob Hirohata customer and are to follow the heading Rod 'n Custom ...
 

 

 

Credit Photos : LIFE Magazine & Archives.


Denis Eveillard


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