Mercury Muscle Cars — Not the 60s — How About the 50s!

Mercury was involved in racing from 1956–1958. The M-Series engines were very competitive. Here’s a recently rebuilt 1957 368 CID Mercury M-335 returned to its original habitat, a 1957 Mercury Voyager station wagon!

Marauder, Cyclone, Caliente. They might be names you know, but are you aware of the M-260, the M-335 and the M-400?

Probably not, but you should be. Mercury’s performance program started back in 1956 when the Y-Block V-8 was still in its infancy, but stock car racing was hot and heavy. While I won’t focus on it here, that was the first year Mercury offered a hotter than…

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Bob Gerometta

Bob Gerometta

Gear head, archivist, historian, mystery writer — I’ve been called a “renaissance man”, but I’m very, very sure . . not