Mercury Marauder alternatives
Latest model: Mercury Marauder 2003
From 2003 to 2004, Ford manufactured the Mercury Marauder as a "high-performance" version of the Mercury Grand Marquis sedan.
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Mercury Marauder details:
The 2003 Mercury Marauder was based on the Ford Panther platform which utilizes a hydroformed metal frame, front rack and pinion steering, additionally to totally updated front and back suspension with monotube shock absorbers, the Mercury Marauder also had a naturally aspirated 4. 6 L DOHC V8 with 302 hp and 318 ft·lbf torque. 2004 was the last year for this Mercury Marauder mostly thanks to lackluster sales, blamed by some on bland look-and-feel and an incorrect target audience. Originally, they were manufactured in "any color the buyer desired, so long as it was black. " Eventually, the Mercury Marauder was provided in silver, blue, and red but in limited quantities.
After the Mercury Marauder was discontinued, the Ford Crown Victoria LX Sport remains and bears a alike look to the Mercury Marauder but is powered by the lesser 4. 6 L 2-valve SOHC V8 motor rated at 239 hp. The LX Sport still provides the same look and dashboard colours of the Mercury Marauder, however it uses wood grain trim on the dash and doors, unlike the Mercury Marauder, which used aluminum.
Total production for the 2003 - 2004 Mercury Marauder was 11052:2003, - Total: 7839 (328 Blue, 417 Silver, 7094 Black)2004 - Total: 3213 (980 Dark Toreador Red, 997 Silver, 1236 Black).