The Mercury was first produced in 1938 and had a 95 horsepower engine and considered the most aerodynamic car in its era. Today, Mercury is opening new doors in technology, fuel efficiency, power and style. Three Mercury vehicles stand out from the rest. The Mercury Milan has style plus innovative technology including voice activated SYNC communications and entertainment system. The Mercury SYNC option pairs up with most Bluetooth enabled devices and digital musical players to give you hands free control
The Mariner Hybrid has a gas engine and electric motor combination that is very fuel efficient and eco friendly. The new Mercury Sable sports a new 3.5L V-6 engine and has a multitude of safety features which helped it earn the title of safest full size sedan in the US.
Mercury vehicles are built to last and offer a variety of options and features to enhance your driving experience. There are many models available from Mercury; all are sharp and sophisticated vehicles.
In the 1930’s Edsel Ford wanted to design a vehicle that would fill the price gap between the Ford and Lincoln automobiles. He wanted something that was large, stylish, modern and economical. Edsel had many different ideas on what to name this new vehicle line and he finally chose the Roman God, Mercury who was the fleet footed winged messenger and god of commerce.
The first Mercury was called the Mercury Eight and also known as the Super Ford. It was produced in 1938. It had a 95 horsepower engine which was 10 more horsepower than the Ford V-8, which made it a high performance car. At the time it was considered the most aerodynamic car in its era and was one of the first Ford Production cars designed using a full scale clay model.
Mercury vehicles are still going strong today and they are still considered to be one of the best built and stylish cars that Ford has to offer.
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