Mercury Monterey, named for the scenic bay in California, debuted as the Ford division’s top-tier model with a complete redesign in 1952 and offered in a full range of models. The Pick of the Day is a 1953 Mercury Monterey in what could be considered the most-attractive version, a two-door hardtop with a stylishly sculpted […]
A handsome rendition of a rare woody wagon in painted steel
The Pick of the Day is the kind of stylish Mercury that comes to mind when you hear, “Crazy ‘bout a Mercury/Lord I’m crazy ‘bout a Mercury/I’m gonna buy me a Mercury.”
The Pick of the Day is a 1964 Mercury Monterey four-door sedan with the popular and even show-stopping “Breezeway” electric rear window.
‘Back to the ’50s” in Minnesota is one of the largest classic car and rod shows in the nation, with nearly 12,000 vehicles on display.
James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5, dubbed “the most-famous car in the world” after its appearance in the 1964 film Goldfinger, springs back to life as Aston Martin creates a limited run of DB5 Goldfinger Continuation cars. Just 25 of the iconic DB5 coupes will be built, the company says, all in Birch Silver like the […]
It was back in 1970 that General Motors opened its British proving grounds, Millbrook, in Bedfordshire, where the facility was dedicated to the testing and development of Vauxhall and Bedford vehicles. Now owned by Spectris, the Millbrook Providing Grounds is celebrating its 50th anniversary, albeit on a lower-key, pandemic basis so far. Spectris, which is […]
Silverstone Auctions staged its first “live online” collector car auction and reports a sell-through rate of 89 percent with £4.64 million (nearly $5.69 million) in overall sales. Topping the auction were a 1962 Jaguar D-type short-nose re-creation that sold for £390,500 ($478,525) and a 1984 Peugeot 205 T16 Group B that brought £306,000 ($374,980; Silverstone […]