Cohort Pic(k) of the Day: Merkur Scorpiomino – Glass-Free Edition

CC Cohort Eric Clem has not just found a very rare Merkur Scorpio, but it’s the ultra-exotic pickup version. And it even has its original safety net in place, to keep children from tumbling out the back during rapid acceleration.

All the side window glass is missing too. Even the sunroof is open. Maybe this was heavily de-contented version to meet a price point or a lower weight EPA class?

The Scorpio’s handsome profile is still intact. It’s aerodynamic shape and high stubby tail foreshadowed the proportions that all sedans would take soon enough


Here’s my CC on the Scorpio