1965 Comet Cyclone on 2040-cars
Catawba, North Carolina, United States
Engine:302 Roller Motor
For Sale By:Private Seller
Options: CD Player
Drive Type: 5 Speed
Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: Red
Number of Doors: 2
Interior Color: Red
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Number of Cylinders: 8
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
1965 Cyclone - Less than 3-k miles since complete rebuild. rust free vehicle,solid pans,rebuilt motor,brake sysytem,gastank and lines.
all mechanicals have been gone through and rebuilt or replaced. no issues with this vehicle. very fast and great handeling. has a
flameing river steering box,also a 4" gps speedometer with additional options.has a hidden antenna for the radio/cd unit.
very fun car to drive,gets lots of attention.this car is ready to drive anywhere with no worries.No Trades. almost every piece is new.
has cable clutch - no z-bar. shifter on 5- speed has been relocated to come out at dash area insted of between seats. has 3.55:1 9"rear.
302 roller motor has been completely rebuilt with long tube headers.new radiator.hurst shifter and knob.thanks for looking
i do have original bill of sale , build sheet, and owners manuel with service card.
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:30:00 EST
It's hard to think back now, but the same man overseeing the design of the 2013 Ford Fusion also presided over a rather lackluster period in Ford design, highlighted by vehicles like the Five Hundred and Freestyle. With the redesigned Fusion receiving high praise, J Mays tells Automotive News that he feels vindicated from criticisms suggesting he's not a daring enough designer.
Wed, 05 Jan 2011 09:00:00 EST
When Mays took over as lead of design in 1997, he admits to having quite an ego ("My head would barely fit through the door some days. I've long since gotten over myself") and the workload to match. With the Blue Oval's portfolio full of premium brands like Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo at that point, along with the bread-and-butter Ford, Lincoln and Mercury models, Mays certainly had quite the challenge.
It was in the mid-2000s that Mays took over just the premium brands, and took on the new title of Chief Creative Officer. At the time, Mays endured some criticism for looking backwards to retro styling, rather than setting a new standard for American car design - criticism that Mays says he is free from with the all-new Fusion.
The signs have come down and retail production ended back in October of 2010. Now, the very last Mercury model has rolled off the assembly line. This last Mercury somewhat fittingly takes the form of a Grand Marquis reporting for fleet duty. It was built at the St. Thomas plant in Ontario, Canada, which is the same facility that continues to produce the Ford Crown Victoria and Lincoln Town Car for fleet and livery duty.
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St. Thomas' days are numbered, however, as the factory is slated to close on August 31. When it goes, the Panther platform is likely to follow. So long, and thanks for all the fish memories.
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If you've got a pulse in your wrist and a snapping brain cell in your head, chances are you wouldn't mind parking a Bugatti Veyron in your garage. But for most mere mortals, scrounging up the cash for a physics-bending piece of 16-cylinder glory would require all sorts of unpalatable tasks. Fortunately for those who want to look the part without having to participate in human trafficking, the kit car universe has stepped in to save the day. All you need is a 1999-2002 Mercury Cougar, a boat load of fiberglass and a little patience.
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