Topless Mercury Marauder concept car on Ebay

Although it is possible there are two nearly identical custom two door full size Mercurys in the world, it seems a lot more likely this topless Marauder is the same car shown by Ford at the Chicago Auto Show in 2002. There are no details whatsoever included in the Ebay listing for the car you see here, but this custom… » 9/03/11 11:00am 9/03/11 11:00am

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: 1978 Mercury Grand Marquis For $15,000?

Sometimes you look at the price of a car for sale and you ask yourself, "Is that a pretty good deal, or would I have to be smoking the rock » 11/18/08 8:00am 11/18/08 8:00am to pay that much?" That's what is all about, and we're going to follow up yesterday's - which 65% of you felt went for way too much green- with another Detroit classic. This…

Firefighters Apparently Missed Dead Woman Towed Away

When we first reported on the sad story of a dead woman towed away with the car she died in, reports seemed to indicate that the first responders knew that there was a dead woman at the scene. According to the LA Times, not so much. In fact, it looks like there were firefighters on the scene for more than an hour and… » 12/19/07 1:00pm 12/19/07 1:00pm

Imagine a Mercury Grand Marquis Universe!

What if you were to turn on your TV in 1997 to find that every facet of reality had been changed to have some connection with the Mercury Grand Marquis? We're a little puzzled about the cops pulling over a Grand Marquis so they could drive it- do the Mercury badges really make it differ that much from the Crown Vic? » 11/23/07 12:30pm 11/23/07 12:30pm

Old Woman Drives Car Into DMV, No One Cares

As much as we hate waiting in line at the DMV, we usually just bring along a book and an iPod to pass the time. We're guessing 80-year-old Therese M. Smith didn't have an iPod, which is why she drove her 1990 Mercury Grand Marquis (the official car of old people) into the windows of the office. Seven people were sent… » 2/15/07 4:30pm 2/15/07 4:30pm