Mercury Monterey XM-800 

  • built in USA
  • 1954
  • 240 HP 5.1L
 
The fabrication was handled by Creative Industries of Detroit and it was first shown at the 1954 Detroit Auto Show Inside, the XM-800 was well appointed including bucket seats, power windows, power seats, power brakes, power steering and a dash-mounted tachometer.
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The results of Tom's excellent work was first seen at the 2009 Meadow Brook Concours d'Elegance where Joe Bortz and Dan Brooks (earlier private owners of XM-800) were on hand to celebrate the occasion.
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Data points Key details of the Mercury Monterey XM-800

Number built

Monterey XM-800
1 car
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
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Horsepower

Monterey XM-800
240 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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Dec

Mercury Monterey XM-800

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The press release described the car: "A four-passenger hardtop coupe, the car is lower than any other American hardtop now being produced, with an overall height of only 55.6 inches.
Many thanks are due to Tom Maruska for his assistance both in and out of this fabulous concept.
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Feb

Mercury Monterey

Car & Driver News
Auto Shows arrow Mercury Monterey 2003 Chicago Auto Show Now that the Villager has left the village, Mercury wasted little time introducing a brand-new minivan, the Monterey.
Like its Ford sibling, the Monterey is available with a fold-flat third-row seat and curtain airbags for all three rows.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercury
Type of car Concept car
Year 1954
Highest auction price 1954 Mercury Monterey, $118k, November 2010
Number built 1 car

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 3 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

design

Chief designer John Najjar

power & handling

Maximum hp 240 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,113 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Width 78.8 in
Height 55.6 in
Length 207.4 in
Front track width 58 in
Wheelbase 119 in
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