By on June 3, 2019

1978 Mercury Zephyr Z7 in California wrecking yard, RH view - ©2019 Murilee Martin - The Truth About CarsIn between the homely Ford Maverick/Mercury Comet and the punitively sensible Ford Tempo/Mercury Topaz, the folks at Dearborn provided North Americans with the Ford Fairmont and its Mercury sibling, the Zephyr, as reasonably modern rear-wheel-drive compact commuter machines. For those car shoppers wanting to get a bit devilish with their selections, Ford dealers offered the Fairmont Futura coupe, while your local Mercury store had the Zephyr Z-7 coupe.

Here’s a tan-beige-brown Zephyr Z-7 in a Northern California self-service wrecking yard. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • SCE to AUX: The lawyers are waiting like hungry junkyard dogs.
  • rudiger: Those Tesla V3 charging stations are some high-power units. Tesla calls them the ‘1000 MPH...
  • SCE to AUX: Yes, the word on ‘being stuck’ hasn’t gotten out yet, which is why the BEV market...
  • rudiger: This reminds me of the time in 2013 I tried to recharge a Volt at the VW dealership in Albuquerque. I was...
  • rudiger: Before the ‘Americans With Disabilities Act’ (ADA) of 1990, non-disabled vehicles taking...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Staff

  • Contributors

  • Timothy Cain, Canada
  • Matthew Guy, Canada
  • Ronnie Schreiber, United States
  • Bozi Tatarevic, United States
  • Chris Tonn, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States
  • Mark Baruth, United States
  • Moderators

  • Adam Tonge, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States