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1962-1963 Mercury S-55


1962-1963 Mercury S-55 Specifications
The 1963 S-55 was noted for its sporty bucket seats and newly optional 427 V-8 with up to 425 bhp.
The 1963 S-55 was noted for its sporty bucket seats and newly optional 427 V-8 with up to 425 bhp.
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The main features of the 1962-1963 Mercury S-55 would later be reused as a "Sports Package" option on other Mercury vehicles.

Specifications

Engines: all ohv V-8; 390 cid (4.05 x 3.78), 300/330 bhp; 406 cid (4.13 x 3.78), 385/405 bhp; 427 cid (4.23 x 3.78) 410/425 bhp (1963 only)

Transmissions: 4-speed manual, 3-speed automatic

Suspension front: upper and lower A-arms, coil springs

Suspension rear: live axle on semi-elliptic leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 120.0

Weight (lbs.): 3,800-4,050

Top speed (mph): 110-120

0-60 mph (sec): 7.7-9.5

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