Paradise Lost

2003 Mercury Messenger Concept – As much as we’d like to say that Ford spent a few hundred million giving Mercury a much-needed halo car instead of shuttering the brand entirely, it didn’t happen and the reality is that the eight generation of the Mercury Cougar went on to be the last non-Ford-based automobile ever […]

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Sarah Palin in Phoenix

This is an ’89-92 Cougar/  I know, you’re already thinking dirty librarian and political aspirant Sarah “Bone Me” Palin at the mere mention of “Cougar.”  But wait.  There’s more.  It’s got a Thunderbird bumper, and not just any T-bird either – a Thunderbird SC.  On THAT car, SC stood for “Super[charged] Coupe.”  Obviously, on this […]

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