The Chicago Car Club is interested in classic cars of all makes and models, especially a Mercury Cyclone. We make the process of selling your Mercury Cyclone quick and painless. In just a matter of hours we will have your classic valued and, if you do so choose, turned into money in your pocket. All it takes is a phone call or electronic inquiry to get the ball rolling.
The Mercury Cyclone was produced by the American carmaker Ford, between the years of 1964 to 1971. The Mercury Cyclone started off as a performance version of the Comet in 1964. It was closely related in construction to the 5th generation Ford Fairlane. In 1968 it became its own car label.
The Mercury Cyclone model was part of the Comet 3rd generation. It belonged to mid-size luxury or executive car class. Represents the "E" or executive car market segment. It was available as a 2 or 4-door sedan, station wagon, convertible, hardtop coupe body type. The Cyclone was fitted with a range of engines with displacement ranging from 3273-6964 cc or 199.7-425 cubic inches. They delivered between 89.5-317 kW (122-431 PS, 120-425 hp) of power.
The version coveted by collectors is the 1967 Mercury Cyclone GT Hardtop 3-speed heavy duty. It was made exclusively for the North American and US markets. It came in the 2-door coupe body type. It was front-engined with RWD (rear-wheel drive) and a manual 3-speed transmission. It used a petrol (gasoline) engine that had displacement of 6384 cm3 or 389.6 cubic inches. Its advertised power was 238.5 kW / 320 hp / 324 PS, and the torque was 579 Nm or 427 lb-ft. The wheelbase was 2946 mm / 116 inches and the base curb weight was 1605 kg or 3538 lbs. The top speed was 193 km/h or 120 mph. It was quick to accelerate with a 0-60 mph time of only 6.5 seconds and 0-100 km/h time of just 6.9 seconds. The 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) was 15.1 seconds.
Another special edition was the Cobra Jet version of 1969. The Cobra Jet’s engine was a Ram Air 428 cu in (7,014 cc) with a a 735 CFM Holley four-barrel carburetor. It put out a whopping 335 horsepower. (250 kW).