The Chicago Car Club is interested in classic cars of all makes and models, especially a Mercury Marquis. We make the process of selling your Mercury Marquis 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 Marquis was a long running model line from the American automaker Ford. Mercury model Marquis belongs to full-size luxury car class, representing the "F" market segment. The car was offered with hardtop sedan, hardtop coupe, station wagon body shapes between the years 1967 and 1986.
The Marquis was introduced in 1967 as a counterpart to the Ford LTD. The Marquis was offered with a more plush and comfortable interior. Items that were considered optional on the LTD came standard on the Marquis. It was considered the equal of the Park Lane model at the top of the lineup.
For two years, in 1967 and 1968, the Marquis had an optional 345 hp (257 kW) 428 cubic-inch "Super Marauder" engine with 4-barrel carburetor. This popular option was spun off into its own model label. This edition is most sought after by collectors and muscle car enthusiasts.
By the time that the third generation of Marquis, from 1975-1978, the body and trim packages expanded to include a 2-Door Hardtop, 4-Door Hardtops in the Base, Grand Marquis and Brougham and a Base and Colony Park Station Wagon.
Cars were fitted with engines of 5766-7536 cc (351.9-459.8 cui) displacement, which delivered between 107.5-162.5 kW (146-221 PS, 144-218 hp) of power. The Mercury Marquis 3rd generation was nearly identical to Ford LTD.