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An marque of the Ford Motor Mercury was founded in 1939 the purpose to market entry-level-luxury that were slotted in Ford-branded regular models and luxury vehicles. All Mercury are today based on Ford The Mercury name is derived ‘messenger of the gods’ of Roman

In the beginning years, Mercury was for performance.

The 1950 full-size car Mercury Monterey represented a that the Ford Motor had to make. At the time General and the Chrysler Corporation were a plethora of ‘hardtop convertibles’ and realized that it couldn’t its year-old bodies into models at a reasonable cost. not to stand idly by as GM and Chrysler to dominate the car market with its new pillarless coupes.

Ford decided that the solution was to customize existing bodies into a new line of models. These included the Crestliner, Lincoln Capri and and the Mercury Monterey.

All of these were developed from the formula with grained top that were harmonized a very limited number of colors. Color-coordinated interiors matched the external theme, special trim and badging used both inside and

Responsible for the Mercury Montereyspecial touches, William took over the design A choice of either canvas or roof coverings were on the all new custom coupe, along either fabric-and-leather or all-leather A deluxe steering wheel was and bright trim edged the on the inside.

The base price of a Mercury Monterey was $2,146. flagship sedan from through 1974, the classic was considered to be ‘4,000 lbs. of Decadence.’ Still coveted today, the sleek lines of earlier models makes the a popular collectable classic.

Featuring the same chassis and gear used on all other the Monterey featured a 118-inch that ran between coil-and-wishbone up front and leaf springs a live axle in the rear. 110 bhp, the Monterey received its from an L-head V-8 that 255.4 cubic inches.

In 1951, Ford decided to the Crestliner with the first regardless of the cost. For 1952 and Lincoln came out with bodies that were to include hardtops.

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The Monterey continued on, but on a premium series of in three body styles. The later shared the same style with the slightly upscale Marquis, the Montclair, and the Lane. After the 1968 year, the Montclair and Park eliminated from the lineup.

The Marquis-Monterey body eventually the same body as the Ford the Ford Custom and the Ford

From 1961 through the Mercury Monterey was sold in as the Mercury Meteor. Available in trim lines, the Meteor was as the LeMoyne, the Montcalm and Rideau. the United States Monterey was Canadian Meteors were marketed from 1964 1976.

They were Marquis models following the of the U.S. model Monterey in

The Monterey nameplate was resurrected in for a minivan, though it was essentially a Ford Freestar with features and newly modified features. The Monterey comes a high level of equipments and styling cues from These minivans were to fill the gab in Mercury’s vehicle following the discontinuation of the Mercury

Offered in only one trim for 2006 Mercury Monterey was in the fully-loaded Luxury edition.

The edition was featured in front-wheel and is powered by a 4.2 liter V6 engine was matched with four-speed transmission and anti-lock braking The inside of the Monterey featured standard features such as upholstery, dual-zone air conditioning, and second row captain’s chairs, sliding doors, tilting wheel and much more.

The all new Monterey also came a great safety warranty. occupant-sensing front passenger heated power-adjustable side that featured built-in signals, perimeter anti-theft and Safety Canopy curtain and air bags. Optional features Traction Control and Advancetrac stability control.

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