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’61 comet super-enamel

For the model year 1960, Mercury introduced an unconventional car; some might say, an innovative car by company standards. The Comet  was the first Mercury ever sold without a V8 engine. What’s in a name? The Thrift-Power 6, an inline six cylinder engine rated at 114hp with an estimated 25 miles per gallon gas economy, attracted 100,000 buyers… Read More »