Tag: Mercury

10 Cool Vintage Muscle Cars That Aren’t The 1968 Dodge Charger

The highlight of Dodge’s recent announcement about its future EV-based performance cars was a glimpse of a black concept clearly inspired by the ’68-’70 Charger. With its σinister hidden headlights, recessed rear window, big-block engine options, and numerous TV and movie appearances, there’s probably no car from the original muscle car era that better encapsulates […]

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Design Trends: Lit Grilles Are On Fire Right Now

For more than a century carmakers have used the design of radiator grilles to help us clearly identify their cars from rival products. It’s the reason you can spot a BMW or Rolls Royce from miles away. But you can’t spot grilles in the dark, so in recent years carmakers took advantage of improvements in lighting […]

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NHTSA Forces Ford To Recall Almost 3 Million Vehicles With Takata Airbags

Ford has issued a recall in North America for nearly 3 million older cars, equipped with the dangerous Takata airbag inflators. The desiccated propellant in the defective parts could degrade over time, after long-term exposure to temperature cycling and humidity, causing it to rupture during deployment, potentially leading to serious injury or death. However, Ford […]

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This Man Builds Street-Legal Miniature Cars, Some Of Which Are Made Of Old Refrigerators

Out in Maricopa, Arizona there’s a man named Ernie Adams who’s built so many miniature cars he has a whole museum for them. Called “dwarf cars” by Adams, they are fully functional, street legal replicas of their full-sized counterparts, and are all completely hand-built. Adams’ first dwarf car was modeled after a 1928 Chevrolet 2-door […]

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Attention, Ringbrothers Has Let Loose Its First Ever Cougar

Even though there was no SEMA show to take it to last fall, Wisconsin’s famous customizing shop, Ringbrothers, has just unveiled its latest creation, a rather restrained 5.0-liter Coyote-powered 1968 Mercury Cougar. The shop stuck the 460 hp Mustang V8 into the Cougar and hooked it up to a Ford 10-speed automatic transmission. That all […]

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Ford Repaired Some Vehicles Using Defective Takata Airbags, Now It’s Recalling Them

In addition to issuing a recall for the Bronco Sport, Ford is, at the request of the NHTSA, also conducting a safety campaign for other vehicles that may have been fitted with obsolete Takata airbags in collision and theft repairs. Following extensive investigation and tracing, they were able to determine the affected cars equipped with […]

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Think Panoramic Roofs Are New? Check Out The One On This 1955 Mercury Montclair

Panoramic roofs have exploded in popularity and can be found on everything from mid-size sedans to luxury crossovers. While they seem like a modern invention, they’re not as witnessed by this 1955 Mercury Montclair Sun Valley. Set to be auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson in March, this particular model is reportedly one of 1,787 Sun Valley […]

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