Curbside Classic Archive: American Brands – Ford

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Ford Motor Co. History

Canadian Ford Branding History   David Saunders

The Real Story Of How The American Ford FWD Cardinal Became The German Ford Taunus 12M – From Dearborn With Love   Paul N

Ford’s “Falcon Platform” – From Falcon To Versailles In 18 Different Wheelbase Length/Track Width Variations   Paul N

A Tribute To The Australian Ford Falcon   JohnH875

The Involvement Of The 1963 Ford In American Society   Jason Shafer

Ford’s Deja Vu Moment: How Donald Petersen Saved Ford In The Eighties    Paul N

The Ford Taurus Almost Had Rear Wheel Drive   Paul N


1958 Edsel Corsair: Failure Is A Five-Letter Word   Brendan Saur

1959 Edsel “Eco-Boost”: Reversing Old Habits      Follow-up   Paul N

1959 Edsel Corsair And A History Of Edsel Dealers: A Different Perspective  Eric703

1960 Edsel Ranger Four Door Sedan: One Of 1288 Built   Paul N

1960 Edsel Villager: This Orphan Would Take a Village to Raise   Aaron65

Ford (North America)

1907 Ford Model K Roadster: Watch The Malcomsons Go By   Aaron65

1911 Ford Model T: Any Colour They Want  Daniel Stern

1926 Ford Model T: Darlene’s ‘Silver Streak’ Part I     Part II     Part III   Ed Stembridge

1926 Ford Model T Coupe: T Stands For Tall   Paul N

1928 Ford Model A Speedster: Four Banger Lust Object   Paul N

1928-31 Ford Model A Sport Coupes: See You In September  Aaron65

1929 Ford Model A: The Best Ford Ever – Maybe Even The Best Car Ever   Paul N

1929 Ford Model A Roadster: Ready For 2113   Paul N

1932 Ford V8: America’s V8 Love Affair Starts Here   Paul N

1936 Ford DeLuxe: Imagine Yourself In This Car   JP Cavanaugh

1936 Ford DeLuxe Coupe: The Best Of the Classic Fords?   Paul N

1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe: This One’s A Keeper   JP Cavanaugh

1948 Ford Super Deluxe Sportsman “Woodie” Convertible:  Want To Take A Ride In The Family Heirwood? Paul N

1950 Hot Rod Ford: A True Love Story   Paul N

1950 Ford Custom Deluxe Convertible: The Car That Saved Ford The Second Time   Mike Butts

1953 Ford Crestline Victoria: The End of the Road For The Flathead V8   Paul N

1953 Ford Customline: You’ll Never Guess What’s Under Its Hood   Paul N

1954 Ford Mainline: An Alternate Take On Life   JP Cavanaugh

1955 Ford Thunderbird:  To Be A Sports Car Or Not To Be A Sports Car, That Is The Question  Paul N

1956 Ford Customline: A New And Safer Flavor In A Familiar Wrapper   Jason Shafer

1956 Ford Fairlane: Beautiful, But Still The Bridesmaid   JP Cavanaugh

1956 Ford Fairlane Fordor Victoria: More Doors For Miss Vickie   JP Cavanaugh

1957 Ford Custom 300: A Migration To Parts Unknown   Jason Shafer

1957 Ford Del Rio Ranch Wagon: The Pickup Of Its Time   Paul N

1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner: Reaching For The Sky   Paul N

1957 Ford Ranchero: The First Respectable Truck   Paul N

1957 Ford Thunderbird: The Most Perfectly Styled American Car Of The 1950s?   JP Cavanaugh

1958 Ford Fairlane 500: Movin’ On Up   Jeff Nelson

1958 Ford Thunderbird: The Most Revolutionary American Car Of The Fifties   Paul N

1959 Ford Fairlane 500 Galaxie Skyliner:  And Now For My Next Trick…  Poindexter

1959 Ford Galaxie Sedan: Rarer Than An Edsel?  Stephen Pellegrino

1960 Ford Fairlane: Upstaged By The Rest Of The Cast   Jason Shafer

1960-65 Ford Falcon: #1 In Classic Cars Among Hipsters   Laurence Jones

1960 Ford Starliner: Haste Makes Waste   Greg Beckenbaugh

1960 Ford Thunderbird: Fancy Meeting You Here  J P Cavanaugh

1960 Ford Thunderbird: The Squarebird That Flew Away (Sweden)   Ingvar Hallstrom

1961 Ford Falcon: How To Build A Winning Compact   Paul N

1961 Ford Falcon: Simply Original And Just Right   JP Cavanaugh

1961 Ford Ranchero: America’s Lowest Price And Hippest Pickup   Paul N

1961 Ford Starliner 390-375: Yes Pop, You Can Get A V8 Four-Speed 1961 Ford If You Really Must Have One (Auto-Biography)   Paul N

1961 Ford Thunderbird Convertible – The American Dream Mobile  Paul Niedermeyer

1962 Ford Fairlane: Sometimes It Is About The Destination (Auto-Biography)   Paul N

1962 Ford Galaxie 500 Town Sedan: Chrome Spears And Gunsights   Dave Skinner

1962 Ford Galaxie 500 Town Victoria: A Favorite Of Mine; My Grandfather Too   Tom Klockau

1962.5 Ford Falcon Futura Sports Sedan: Ford Sees The Future; At Chevrolet   Paul N

1963 Ford Fairlane: XL-Size Falcon; XS-Size Galaxie   Paul N

1963 Ford Fairlane Sport Coupe K-Code   Aaron65

1963 Ford Falcon Station Bus: A “Compact” Minivan   longrooffan

1963 Ford Galaxie: No 500, This…   Tom Klockau

1963 Ford Mustang II Concept: The Hamtramck Falcon?   Aaron65

1963 Ford Thunderbird Landau: The American Dream Car   Paul N

1963.5 Ford Falcon Futura V8: The Economy Compacts Enter the V8 Era   Paul N

1964 Ford Country Sedan: Just As Good Without The Wood   JP Cavanaugh

1964 Ford Falcon: Plain And Simple   Tom Klockau

1964 Ford Falcon: Part Homing Pigeon   Iowa

1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible: Say Goodbye To Those Jet Tube Taillights   Tom Klockau

1964 Ford Thunderbird Landau: Jazz Riffing   Joseph Dennis

1964 Thunderbird and Thunderbird Landau:  A Flair Bird Double Sighting  Paul N

1965 Ford Custom: The End Of The Stripper Tudor Era   Paul N

1965 Ford Fairlane: The Most Forgotten Car of the 60s?   Paul N

1965 Ford Fairlane Sports Coupe: The Failane   Paul N

1965 Ford Galaxie 500: A New Ford Fit For Goldilocks   JP Cavanaugh

1965 Ford LTD:  It Launched The Great Brougham Epoch   Paul N

1965 Ford Mustang: CC Celebrates The Fourth Of July With America’s Favorite Automotive Symbol Of Freedom   Paul N

1965 Ford Mustang: Freedom; Starting At $2368   Paul N

1965 Ford Thunderbird: Unique in All the World   Aaron65

1965 Ford Thunderbird Landau: Fancy Feast   Laurence Jones

1966 Ford Galaxie 500: Look Ma, No Cruise-O-Matic!   Tom Klockau

1966 Ford Galaxie 500 7 Litre: Maybe It Should Have Had 7 Gallons   Paul N

1966 Ford Mustang: Parked In   Joseph Dennis

1966 Ford Mustang: Imagine One Million Mustangs Sold In 2016   Paul N

1966 Ford Ranchero: Viva Tijuana!   Paul N

1967 Ford Galaxie 500 2-Door Hardtop: The Big Sporty Hardtop’s Last Hurrah   Paul N

1967 Ford LTD: The Forgotten Ford   JP Cavanaugh

1967 Ford LTD: Charting The Rise Of The LTD   Paul N

1967 Ford Mustang Convertible: Forty-Four Years Of Wedded Bliss   JP Cavanaugh

1967 Ford Thunderbird Apollo:  One Small Step For A Car, One Giant Leap for Thunderbirds  Tom Halter

1967 Ford Thunderbird Landau Sedan: Are Four Doors Really Better Than Two?   Brendan Saur

1968 Ford Fairlane GT: The Unexpected Wallflower   Jim Grey

1968 Ford Galaxie 500: Always Ready To Roll   Jason Shafer

1968 Ford GT40 P/1075   Aaron65

1968 Ford LTD: Peak Ford Hate Turns To…   Paul N

1968-69 Ford RF-500: Gee Martha, If You Squint, It Really Looks Like An LTD (History)   Roger628

1968 Ford Ranch Wagon: Did Anybody Care?   Jason Shafer

1968 Ford Thunderbird: Who Am I? Why Am I Here?   JP Cavanaugh

1969 Ford Bronco: The Mustang’s Bucking Sidekick   Paul N

1969 Ford Falcon: Low Fidelity   Perry Shoar

1969 Ford LTD: My Fathers Day Present   JP Cavanaugh

1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1: Sliding Down The Slippery Fastback Slope   Paul N

1969 Ford Ranchero: The Anti-Paternity Mobile   Paul N

1969 Ford Torino GT: The Intermediate Sports Intermediate   GGH06

1969 Ford XL SportsRoof: Expanded Width, Length, Sales and Consciousness   Paul N

1970 Ford Bronco: The Dick Clark Of SUVs?   JP Cavanaugh

1970 Ford LTD Country Squire: The Almost Peak Country Squire Experience   Paul N

1970-78 Ford Maverick: The Simple(ton) Machine   Paul N

1970 Ford Mustangs: Car Show Smorgasbord   Aaron65

1970 Ford XL Convertible: The XL Goes XX   JP Cavanaugh

1970.5 Ford Falcon: Mission Implausible   Jeff Nelson

1970.5 Ford Falcon: Needle, Meet Haystack   Tom Klockau

1970½ Ford Falcon – Flipping the Bird  Tom Halter

1970 Ford Thunderbird Sportsback: What Bunkie Took With Him On The Way Out The Door   Laurence Jones

1971 Ford Mustang Grande: Como Se Dice Brougham?     Follow-Up   Tom Klockau

1971 Ford Galaxie 500 Hardtop Sedan: Domino’s Delivers, Even If Ford Doesn’t   Paul N

1971 Ford LTD Coupe:  Have My Feelings Changed After Twelve Years?  Paul N

1971 Ford LTD Convertible: The Name On The Title Starts With The Letter “N”   Jason Shafer

1971-73 Ford Mustang Grande: A Missed Opportunity?   William Stopford

1971 Ford Thunderbird Four Door Landau: Yes, I Said Four Doors   Tom Klockau

1971 Ford Pinto: 1971 Small Car Comparison No. 4   Paul N

1971-72 Ford Pinto 2.0 OHC: The Fastest Pinto Ever Built   Dave Skinner

1972 Ford Mustang Sprint (& 1974 Chevrolet Impala “Spirit of America”): Bicentennial Fever   Aaron65

1973 Ford Gran Torino: Self Esteem Issues   Perry Shoar

1973 Ford LTD: Bring On the Bloat!   JP Cavanaugh

1973 Ford LTD: It’s Not Easy Being Green   Jason Shafer

1973 Ford Mustang: No Apologies Necessary   Paul N

1973 Ford Mustang Convertible: Motorized Malpractice Or Just What The Doctor Ordered?   Perry Shoar

1973 Ford Pinto Wagon: This Is Why Americans Love CUVs   Paul N

1973 Ford Ranchero: The Pickup Car Goes Luxury   Eric703

1974 Ford Mustang II Notchback: Mustang II, Recognition Zero   Joseph Dennis

1974 Ford Mustang Mach 1: The Soul Survivor   Dave Skinner

1974 Ford Thunderbird: A Mark By Any Other Name…   Tom Klockau

1975 Ford Country Squire: The Car That Made Di-Noc Millions   Tom Klockau

1975 Ford Gran Torino: Isolation Chamber   Tom Klockau

1975 Ford Gran Torino: Symbol Of The Seventies   Eric703

1975 Ford Granada: Wins “The Most Malaise Car Ever” Award (History)   Paul N

1975-78 Ford LTD: Living The Dream   Jason Shafer

1975 Ford Maverick LDO: Let’s Drive Opulently   JP Cavanaugh

1975 Ford Mustang II Ghia: More Pinto Carlo Than PintoStang   Joseph Dennis

1975 Ford Ranchero: The Personal Business Coupe   Paul N

1975 Ford Thunderbird: Cherries Are Available For A Nominal Cost   Jason Shafer

1976 Ford Mustang Cobra II: Ford’s Deadly Sin II   Paul N

1976 Ford Elite: A Highfalutin’ Hash   JP Cavanaugh

1977 Ford Granada Coupe: With 250 Six And Four Speed Stick – One Of 179 Made   Paul N

1977 Ford Granada Ghia: LTD Lite   Tom Klockau

1977 Ford LTD: Fall From Grace  Tom Halter

1977 Ford LTD II Brougham: The Thunderbird’s Less Successful Brother   Tom Klockau

1977-79 Ford LTD II S: The Longest Mid-Size Car Ever or The Stripper Mark V Sedan   Paul N

1977-79 Ford Ranchero: No Curbside Love For This One!   Dave Skinner

1977 Ford Thunderbird: Mark Jr, Or It’s All In The Suspension   Paul N

1977 Ford Thunderbird Town Landau: Her Name Was Lola   Joseph Dennis

1978 Ford Bronco: Free Wheelin’!   JP Cavanaugh

1978 Ford Fairmont: That Very Rare Honest Car   Paul N

1978 Ford Fairmont: The Ur-Fox   Jim Grey

1978 Ford Fiesta: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow   Paul N

1978-80 Ford Granada: Granola For Breakfast   Joseph Dennis

1978 Ford LTD Coupe: The Last Of The Whoppers   Richard Bennett

1978 Ford Mustang Cobra II: The Winter Of My Discontent   Ed Stembridge

1978 Ford Mustang II King Cobra: The First 5.0 And A Screaming Cobra   Aaron65

1978 Ford Pinto V6: The One I Didn’t Buy   David Saunders

1978 Ford Pinto Wagon: Disappointment As Necessity   Perry Shoar

1979-82 Ford Mustang: A Clean Break   William Stopford

1979 Ford Mustang: A Fresh Start   JP Cavanaugh

1979 Ford Mustang Cobra & 1978 Chevrolet Camaro Z28: Two Right Answers to the Same Question   Aaron65

1979 Ford Mustang Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Replica: The Painted Lady   Jason Shafer

1979 Ford Thunderbird:  It’s All In The Name  JP Cavanaugh

1980 Ford Fairmont Futura: Back To The Futura   JP Cavanaugh

1980 Ford Granada: The Falcon’s Final Spin Off   Carey Haubrick

1980 Ford Pinto Wagon: The Pinto’s Long Colorful End   Paul N

1980 Ford Thunderbird: The Fabulous FUBAR Edition   Jason Shafer

1981-90 Ford Escort: You Never Get A Second Chance To Make A Good First Impression   Paul N

1981 Ford Fairmont Futura Wagon: Dystopian Family Hauler?   Perry Shoar

1981 Ford Granada: The Fox In The Fairmont’s Henhouse   Jason Shafer

1983 Ford Thunderbird Heritage: Some Heritage Is Best Left in the Past   Brendan Saur

1984-94 Ford Tempo: A Car I Love To Hate   Perry Shoar

1984 Ford Tempo GLX: And Where Have You Been Hiding?   Carey Haubrick

1984 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe: One Wrong Turn, And Here We Are!   Tom Klockau

1985 Ford Escort: Worthy Of Love  Pioneer Fox

1985 Ford EXP: Ford’s Ugly Little Sin   Paul N

1985 Ford LTD: The Father Of The Brougham Era Becomes The Surrogate Mother Of The Aero Era   Paul N

1985 Ford LTD Crown Victoria: Heloooooooo Kitty!   Jim Grey

1985 Ford Mustang SVO: A Turbocharged Tribute To Philip Caldwell And Donald Petersen   Paul N

1986 Ford LTD Crown Victoria: The Final Ford   JP Cavanaugh

1986 Ford Taurus: At This Moment, You Mean Everything   Edward Snitkoff

1986 Ford Taurus: Good Role Models And Clear Objectives Create A Breakthrough Car (History)   E Snitkoff

1986 Ford Thunderbird: The True Utopian Turtletop?   GGH06

1986 Ford Thunderbird Elan: A Fox In A Bird’s Feathers   Jason Shafer

1986 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe: 200 MPH Standing Still   Aaron65

1987 Ford Escort: Do It Right The First Time   Paul N

1988 Ford Crown Victoria LX Wagon: Disappearing Wood  Joeseph Dennis

1988-93 Ford Festiva: A Festival of Longevity, And How To Live In Your Festiva   Paul N

1988-94 Ford Tempo (& Mercury Topaz): Sabotaging Yourself Is Easy   William Stopford

1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe: Ask And You Shall Receive   Richard Bennett

1989 Ford LTD Crown Victoria: If It’s Good Enough For Ben Matlock…   Tom Klockau

1989 Ford Mustang LX: Our Dirty Little Secret   Dave Skinner

1989-92 Ford Probe: Protecting A Legacy   William Stopford

1990 Ford Escort LX: Still Going Places, But Not Really   Jason Shafer

1990 Ford Probe GT: Under Pressure   Perry Shoar

1990 Ford Taurus: Redefining The Station Wagon   Jim Grey

1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe (& The MN-12 Platform): More Than You Might Think   Jason Shafer

1991 Ford Crown Victoria LX Wagon: Last Hurrah For The Wagonmaster   VinceC

1992 Ford Explorer: The Most Influential Ford Of The Past Thirty Years   Brendan Saur

1993 Ford Taurus GL: From America’s Sweetheart To Hertz’s A-List Star   Brendan Saur

1994 Ford Escort: Success And Shame   Perry Shoar

1994 Ford Mustang GT: The Car That Almost Wasn’t   Greg Beckenbaugh

1995 Ford Aerostar: How Hard Can It Be To Make A Minivan? (Part 2)   JP Cavanaugh

1995-97 Ford Probe GT: It Didn’t Name Itself   Joseph Dennis

1995 Ford Taurus: Are You Not Entertained?   Edward Snitkoff

1995 Ford Windstar GL: Bullets Dodged   Richard Bennett

1996 Ford Aspire: OMG, I Found Another One   Jim Grey

1996 Ford Escort LX: A Salute To The Only North American Escort Worth The Powder It Would Take To Blow It Up  Jason Shafer

1996 Ford Mustang Convertible: It Still Is What It Was, To Me  Joseph Dennis

1996 Ford Taurus: Misguided Styling Creates The Biggest Fumble Of The Modern Era (Analysis)   E Snitkoff

1996-99 Ford Taurus (& Mercury Sable): All Things Must Pass   Edward Snitkoff

1996-98 Ford Taurus Ghia: The Hometown Falcon Knocks Out The Ovoid Contender (Australia)   W Stopford

1996-99 Ford Taurus Wagon: Making Over A Family Friend   William Stopford

1997 Ford Expedition: My Introduction To Excess   Brendan Saur

1998 Ford Crown Victoria LX: Beginning Of The End   Tom Klockau

1999 Ford Escort ZX2: Pride Comes From Within   Mr. Tactful

2001 Ford Crown Victoria (P-71): The Jewel Of The Crowns   Jason Shafer

2001 Ford Explorer: A Farewell To The Nineties   Edward Snitkoff

2005 Ford Escape: Fashionably Late To The Crossover Party   Edward Snitkoff

2005 Ford Five Hundred: This Is Not A Taurus, Is It?   Gerardo Solis

2006 Ford Taurus: Nobody’s Hero   Edward Snitkoff

2007 Ford Fusion SEL V6 AWD: Perhaps The Most Appropriately Named Car In Automotive History   Edward Snitkoff

2012-18 Ford Focus: You Were Supposed To Rise Above The Unreliable American Cars, Not Join Them!   Edward Snitkoff

2013- Ford Fusion: Is This Ford’s Last Midsize?   Edward Snitkoff

2017 Ford Fusion Platinum: The End Of Luxury   Tom Halter



1937 Lincoln Zephyr V-12   Robert Kim

1940 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet: Beauty For Beauty’s Sake   JP Cavanaugh

1940-41 Lincoln Continental: A Creation Of A Man Of Taste And A Man Of Talent   VinceC

1949 Lincoln Cosmopolitan Coupe: Cadillac Thanks You, In More Ways Than One   Paul N

1954 Lincoln Capri: What A Road-Racing Car Should Be   Tom Klockau

1956 Continental Mark II: Caught In The Pincers   Paul N

1958 Continental Mark III: The Party’s Over   Carmine

1960 Lincoln Continental Mark V: Taking The Fifth, The First Time   Tom Klockau

1960 Lincoln Continental Mark V Convertible: A Long Way From Mount Rushmore   JP Cavanaugh

1960 Lincoln Sedan: Trying To Out-Cadillac Cadillac   Tom Klockau

1965 Lincoln Continental: The Last Great American Luxury Car   Paul N

1966-67 Lincoln Continental Convertible: End Of An Era   Tom Klockau

1966 Lincoln Continental Coupe: Where Have You Been?!   Tom Klockau

1968 Lincoln Continental Coupe: At Last   Paul N

1968-71 Lincoln Continental Mark III: Right On!… The Mark   Paul N

1969 Lincoln Continental: Missed It By THAT Much   JP Cavanaugh

1970 Lincoln Continental Coupe: Hot Rod Lincoln   Paul N

1970 Lincoln Continental Mark III:  Lemon Yellow – JP Cavanaugh

1972 Lincoln Continental: Making The Case For Peak 1970s Lincoln   JP Cavanaugh

1972 Lincoln Continental Mark IV: About Fathers, Sons and Cars   JP Cavanaugh

1972 Lincoln Continental Coupe: Oh Baby, Your Broughaminess Is My Destiny   Tom Klockau

1975 Lincoln Continental Mark IV: Former Cover Girl Now Living On The Wrong Side Of The Tracks   Jim Grey

1976 Lincoln Continental Mark IV: Gas Fed Beef   Richard Bennett

1976 Lincoln Continental Mark IV Givenchy Edition: Aqua Couture   Tom Klockau

1977-79 Lincoln Continental Mark V: A Formative Influence (Australia)   Don Andreina

1977 Lincoln Versailles: Pig In A Poke   Paul N

1978 Lincoln Continental Town Car:  Best Prom Car Ever  JP Cavanaugh

1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V: Old School’s Last Graduate   JP Cavanaugh

1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V Diamond Jubilee Edition: A Grandiose Name For A Car Of Grandiose Proportions  Brendan Saur

1978 Lincoln Continental Town Car: Best Prom Car Ever   JP Cavanaugh

1978 Lincoln Continental Town Coupe: CAFE Is Coming   Tom Klockau

1979 Lincoln Continental Collector’s Series: What A Name; What A Car!   Tom Klockau

1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V Collector’s Series: The Mayor of Brougham City?   Jana Lingo

1979 Lincoln Continental Town Car: Sometimes, More Is More   Eric703

1982 Lincoln Town Car: Honey, I Shrank The Lincoln!   Jason Shafer

1983 Lincoln Continental Mark VI: Missing The Mark   JP Cavanaugh

1984-92 Lincoln Mark VII: The Forgotten Car   Phoenix

1984 Lincoln Town Car: What A Luxury Car Should Be?   Jason Shafer

1986 Lincoln Continental: The Rose Quartz-Colored Linchpin Of My Formative Years   Tom Klockau

1986 Lincoln Mark VII: Aero Luxury   Tom Klockau

1987 Lincoln Continental: Last Of The Bustleback Breed   Eric703

1988-94 Lincoln Continental: Continental Drift   William Stopford

1988 Lincoln Town Car: A Tactful Rebuttal (My CC)   Mr. Tactful

1989 Lincoln Mark VII Bill Blass Edition: Who Are You Wearing?   Brendan Saur

1990 Lincoln Mark VII LSC Special Edition: Not Your Uncle Max’s Mark   Tom Klockau

1994 Lincoln Town Car: Best U.S. Luxury Car Of The ’90s   Tom Klockau

1995-2002 Lincoln Continental: In Pursuit Of The Pursuer   William Stopford

1995 Lincoln Mark VIII: A Vision In Evergreen Frost   Tom Klockau

1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive Series And Friends: Landau Anyone?   Tom Klockau

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature Series: Signing A Vow Of Loyalty   Brendan Saur

2000 Lincoln Continental: Time Doesn’t Change Everything   Brendan Saur

2002 Lincoln Blackwood: Versailles, Part II   Brendan Saur

2003-05 (& 2019) Lincoln Aviator: One Aviator Flew Under The Radar, One Will Soar   William Stopford

2003 Lincoln LS V8: (Momentarily) Reach Higher   Brendan Saur

2006 Lincoln Zephyr: Soft Reboot   William Stopford

2009-16 Lincoln MKS: Bull In A Fine China Shop   William Stopford

2010-19 Lincoln MKT: How Hard Can It Be To Make A Crossover? (Part 2)   William Stopford


1940 Mercury Eight Convertible: Preparing For Active Duty, Again   Jason Shafer

1942 Mercury Woody Wagon: An American Icon   Longrooffan

1956 Mercury Medalist: The Big M   JP Cavanaugh

1957 Mercury Montclair: Reaching For The Stars Only To Hit A Moon   Jason Shafer

1957 Mercury Monterey: Does Anyone Know Who’s Running This Place?   Aaron65

1959 Mercury Monterey: A Little More Chrome Please?   Longrooffan

1959 Mercury Monterey 2-Door Hardtop: Mercury Retrograde   Laurence Jones

1959 Mercury Monterey Cruiser Hardtop Coupe: Mercury Spreads Its Wings And Crashes   Paul N

1960 Mercury Commuter:  There’s Nothing Wrong With A Cold Blatz  Aaron65

1960 Comet: Orphan Looking For A Home   Paul N

1961 Mercury Meteor 800: The Beginning Of The End   Paul N

1962 Mercury Comet   Aaron65

1962 Mercury Monterey Custom Sedan: The 20-Footer Club, Part II  Aaron65

1962 & 1970 Mercury Convertibles: If The Owner Traded Up Every Eight Years, What’s Next?   Aaron65

1962 Mercury Monterey Custom: No Respect   JP Cavanaugh

1963 Mercury Comet S-22 Convertible: Five-Card Stud Or Texas Hold-Em?   Jason Shafer

1963 Mercury Marauder: Peppered With Plundering Promise   Jason Shafer

1963 Mercury Marauder S-55 Convertible: Making Sense Of It All   Jason Shafer

1963 Mercury Meteor: Falling To Earth With A Resounding Thud   Laurence Jones

1963 Mercury Monterey Breezeway: The Cure For The Heatwave   Laurence Jones

1964-65 Mercury Comet: The 100,000 Mile Durability Champion!   Aaron65

1964 Mercury Comet 202: To The Moon And Back   Laurence Jones

1964 Mercury Comet 404: A Celestial Body At Dusk   Joseph Dennis

1966 Mercury Monterey: The Indian Summer Of The Full Sized Convertible   Laurence Jones

1966 Mercury Monterey Convertible: Geometry Class   Joseph Dennis

1966 Mercury Colony Park: The Finest This Side Of The Lincoln Continental?   Brendan Saur

1967 Mercury Comet 202 Two-Door Sedan: Cheap Thrills   Dave Skinner

1967 Mercury Meteor Montego: Hand Over That Nameplate! (History)   Roger628

1966 Mercury Commuter (& Ford Country Sedan): Open The Door To America’s Heart   Laurence Jones

1968 Mercury Cougar: Mercury’s Greatest (Only?) Hit   Paul N

1968 Mercury Monterey: Show Me Your Mercury   Jason Shafer

1969 Mercury Cougar: Premium Ponycar   Tom Klockau

1969 Mercury Montego: Another Mercury Moment   Paul N

1969 Mercury Montego MX Convertible: End of the Road   Paul N

1969 Mercury Monterey Custom: Buy Yourself A Mercury And Cruise It Up And Down The Road   Jason Shafer

1970 Mercury Marauder X-100: Bootylicious   Paul N

1970 Mercury Montego Coupe: Bunkie Knudsen Pays Tribute To His Former Employer   Paul N

1970 Mercury Montego MX Brougham: Mixed Messages   Paul N

1971-78 Capri: Ponycar Reborn   Jeff Nelson

1971 Mercury Comet: Not A Baby Lincoln   JP Cavanaugh

1971-73 Mercury Cougar: The Brougham Pony Car (and Moms First Ride)   Laurence Jones

1971 Mercury Montego: Henry Was A Grouch After His Zeppo Lighter Fell And Bounced Off His Harp, Leaving Marx On His Chick   Jason Shafer

1971 Mercury Monterey: You Could Have Had A Marquis   Jason Shafer

1971 Mercury Monterey:  Why Am I Here?  Eric703

1973 Capri: Get Yours Today, At The Sign Of The Cat   Tom Klockau

1973 Mercury Monterey Custom: A Great Name’s Last Ride   JP Cavanaugh

1973 Mercury Marquis Brougham: Time Can Change Me, But I Can’t Trace Time   Edward Snitkoff

1974 Mercury Comet: A Blazing (Mercury) Comet  Robert Kim

1974 Mercury Comet: Can You See Those Bumpers From Space Yet?   Brendan Saur

1974 Mercury Meteor Rideau 500: A Real Canadian Survivor   VinceC

1976 Mercury Marquis: John And Margie Come Visiting From Cut And Shoot   Jason Shafer

1977-79 Mercury Cougar XR-7: The First Thundercat   Robert Kim

1977-79 Mercury Cougar XR-7: Grandest Torino   William Stopford

1977 Mercury Monarch Ghia   Dave Skinner

1978 Mercury Bobcat: The Incredible 12 Second Quarter Mile 75 MPG Steam-Injected Bobcat   Paul N

1980 Mercury Capri RS: The Fox Mustang’s Alter Ego   Ed Stembridge

1980 Mercury Cougar XR-7: That Very Common Dishonest Car  Paul N

1980 Mercury Zephyr Z7: Another CC Bites The Dust. But There’s Plenty More In Reserve   Paul N

1981 Mercury Cougar: The Only Two Door Sedan Cougar   Paul N

1984 Mercury Capri RS Turbo: Ford Had Turbo Motors To Spare!   Dave Skinner

1985 Mercury Marquis: Lesser Nobility   Eric703

1986 Mercury Grand Marquis Colony Park LS: The Staunch Traditionalist   Brendan Saur

1986 Mercury Sable Wagon: Station Wagon Envy #1   Laurence Jones

1987-88 Mercury Cougar: Picking At An Open Wound   Jason Shafer

1988 Mercury Tracer: The Road To Hiroshima Runs Through Hermosillo   Perry Shoar

1988 Mercury Colony Park: Colonizing Mercury   Tom Klockau

1988 Mercury Cougar LS Bostonian Edition: What’s That You Say, Mrs. Robinson?   Brendan Saur

1988-94 Mercury Topaz (& Ford Tempo): Sabotaging Yourself Is Easy   William Stopford

1989 Mercury Grand Marquis LS: Panthers Run In The Family   JP Cavanaugh

1990 Mercury Grand Marquis GS: An All-American Classic   Brendan Saur

1990 Mercury Sable LS Wagon – The Shape You Want To Be In   Brendan Saur

1991 Mercury Capri: Birds Of A Feather   Richard Bennett

1991-94 Mercury Capri: Unfashionably Late (Australian Ford Capri)   William Stopford

1992 Mercury Sable GS: Successful By Any Measure   Brendan Saur

1992 Mercury Topaz GS V6: Oxymoron, Or Just Moronic?   David Saunders

1992 Mercury Tracer LTS: An Almost Forgotten Gem?   Paul N

1993-2002 Mercury Villager (& Nissan Quest): Official Car Of Washington Heights   William Stopford

1996 Mercury Mystique: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished   Perry Shoar

1996-99 Mercury Sable: A Messenger Carrying An Illegible Message   William Stopford

1997 Mercury Mountaineer: Exploring Higher Elevations   Brendan Saur

1997 Mercury Tracer LS: Vanishing Trace   Brendan Saur

1998 Mercury Mystique LS: A Case Of Mystique-en Identity   Brendan Saur

1998 Mercury Villager GS: How Hard Can It Be To Make A Minivan (Part 5)   Brendan Saur

1999 Mercury Villager: It Takes A Town And Country, Not Just A Village   Brendan Saur

2004-07 Mercury Monterey: Last Hurrah   William Stopford

2008-09 Mercury Sable: New Doors Closed   Brendan Saur

2010 Mercury Milan: “I’m Not Stupid, I Speak Italian”   Brendan Saur


1985-89 Merkur XR4Ti: Too Close To The Sun   William Stopford

1986 Merkur XR4Ti: What’s In A Name?   Jeff Nelson

1988 Merkur Scorpio: Nice Landing, Wrong Airport   Paul N

1988 Merkur Scorpio: Yes, I Finally Found One!   Brendan Saur

Monarch (Canada)
1954 Monarch Lucerne Sun Valley: Canadian Bakin’   JP Cavanaugh


Ford (Australia)

1972-79 Australian ‘Super’ Premium Fords: Parsing FoMoCo’s Alternate Universe Broughams   Don Andreina

1973 Ford Fairlane ZXGLQ-FU: That Thing Got A FEMI? (Fiction)   Paul N

1991-94 Ford Capri: Unfashionably Late   William Stopford

1996-98 Ford Taurus Ghia: The Hometown Falcon Knocks Out The Ovoid Contender   William Stopford


Ford (South America and Mexico)

The Near-Immortal Ford Falcon in Argentina   Paul N

1969 Ford Corcel GT: The Confusing History of a Multinational Brazilian Classic   Rubens

1973-79 Ford Maverick (Brazil): From Deception to Passion   Rubens

Ford Maverick GT (Brazil)   Robert Kim

Ford Fairlane 292 V8 (Argentina): The Y-Block Gets A High-Performance Second Act   Paul N

1980 Ford Laundau: The 1966 Ford’s Second Life In Brazil   Paul N