The interior is the base version with bench seating. Nevermind the Metz, Lambert, Dort, or Locomobile …. The coach company then was renamed Cotner-Bevington. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - - type in a browser: a-c. The base engine was the 170 cid inline-6 with a single-barrel carburetor producing 100 hp 75 kW at 4200 rpm. Most of us dream about finding a car with ultra low miles on it and this is it.
The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Finally, the Comet offered a convertible in 1963, in both the Custom and S-22 Special lines, and both had a power-operated top. Please be aware that all pre-owned vehicles, regardless of age, mileage, or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. The compact Mercury Comet was launched in March 1960, spun off the Ford Falcon and intended to serve as an entry-level, compact Edsel. All 1972 L75 455 M20 cars used the larger 2.
Our sales staff is very knowledgeable and can assist you in every aspect of the purchase. Given the condition of the car, it should be no surprise that the engine bay is equally well-preserved with plenty of evidence of proper maintenance over the years. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. The performance version was known as the , replacing the previous S-22. Shrewsberry still owns his original 427 Comet in Caliente trim. Straight with exception to a bump in the hood.
The 260 V8 was available at the beginning of the production run, with the new 289 being available mid-year. From the moment he climbed into his 1961 Comet S-22 and parked his backside in the backseat, the Stoughton, Wis. We are the proud owners of a family owned and operated custom paint and body shop, Cox's Restoration. So please take a look at our Comet parts selection. Find this well preserved, low mileage 1961 Comet 2-door in Philadelphia. Please call Cliff at 719-491-6011, or Diane at 719-492-8901 with any questions regarding this amazing one off vehicle! But in the small car, it's reasonably peppy at the same time, with a suitably vintage grumble from the single exhaust system. The details of this commitment are further outlined in the eBay User Agreement.
Please call or email any one of our showrooms at: Charlotte Showroom Phone: 001-704-598-2130 Email: sales-cha streetsideclassics. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact us directly to provide additional information or answer any questions. Although originally intended as a member of the Edsel line, the demise of the Edsel forced Ford to change its plans and release the Comet as an independent line of compact cars in 1960, which were sold through Mercury dealerships. Few other changes were made, as Mercury prepared the model for a complete redesign in 1964. Even the keys on these resembled Edsel keys with the E being altered to a C.
The H O convertible also served as the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car in 1972. Frontenac was considered a marque in its own right and was a badge-engineered version of the Ford Falcon with only minor trim differences to distinguish it from the Falcon. Ford 7 Noco 4 Optima 3 Oxgord 3 Amt 2 Dupli-color 2 Fomoco 2 Motor trend 2 Universal light signal usa custom street rods 2 Anco 1 Budge 1 Cadillac convertible 1 Fomoco mercury 1 Gorilla automotive 1 Led monster 1 Marsauto 1 Mercury 1 Mercury ford 1 Oem ford 1 Red line 1 Standard light signal usa custom street rods 1 Color Ford 7 Noco 4 Optima 3 Oxgord 3 Amt 2 Dupli-color 2 Fomoco 2 Motor trend 2 Universal light signal usa custom street rods 2 Anco 1 Budge 1 Cadillac convertible 1 Fomoco mercury 1 Gorilla automotive 1 Led monster 1 Marsauto 1 Mercury 1 Mercury ford 1 Oem ford 1 Red line 1 Standard light signal usa custom street rods 1. It was complete and there was no rust-through on the floors or anything like that. Ford announced the end of the Edsel program on November 19, 1959. Perfect Affordable Starter Classic Car! Dramatically carved sheetmetal topped by tiny fins that were the '50s last gasp give it a lot of visual interest and are actually helped by the low-key paint. You, or your agent, are responsible for Custom clearing the vehicle and registration in your own country.
The front ends of these Comets differed from their Falcon counterparts in that they had four headlights instead of two; similar situations would resurface in the late 1970s, with the and the. Front seat and headliner are in poor shape, rear seat is very nice. Once we have received the funds, we will prepare the car for international shipment through one of our approved land and ocean carriers. Along with the redesign, the model designations were changed. Car is sold as is, where it is.
In fact, the seller says that it runs so well that you could fly in and drive it home. This beauty was only produced and made available by the Ford company to the public for one year. For 1962 the sport package was renamed the Comet Special. The Frontenac was produced for only one year. The Comet Capri replaced the previous Comet 404 and the Comet Voyager 4-door station wagon replaced the previous Comet 404 station wagon.
The Comet was introduced to the Canadian market for the 1961 model year and replaced the Frontenac as the compact offering by Meteor-Mercury dealers. I am hoping to find a buyer that plans on restoring this car. You can get those antennas for this car. Vehicle may be sold by Streetside Classic Cars prior to the end of the auction. Are you a Comet or a Falcon fan, or both? Other models were now referred to by what had previously been their subseries names. The Comet was initially built atop a Ford Falcon frame that was stretched and became Mercurys intermediatecompact entry vehicle.
The base 144 cid six engine was dropped and the 170 cid six became the new base engine. At their debut, the split grille was replaced by one more in keeping with Mercury's design themes. By-and-large, I can find something positive to say about almost any pre-1970 U. Custom rear tail - all steel fabrications. It was always at the top of the Cutlass range.