Photo of 1964 Mercury Comet Cyclone.

1964 Mercury Comet Cyclones lived up to their name, carrying a standard 225-bhp 289 V-8.

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1964-1965 Mercury Comet Cyclone Specifications

The 1964 Mercury Comet Cyclones differentiated themselves from regular Comets by having "chrome" wheels which were actually chrome wheel covers. The 1965 Mercury Comet Cyclone restyle brought vertical headlights and horizontal taillights, and Cyclones gained twin hood scoops to differentiate them from regular Comets.


Engine: ohv V-8, 289 cid (4.00 x 2.87), 210 bhp (1964), 225 bhp (1965)

Transmissions: 3-speed manual; 4-speed manual and 3-speed Multi-Drive Merc-O-Matic optional

Suspension front: upper arms, strut-stabilized lower arms, coil springs

Suspension rear: live axle, leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 114.0

Weight (lbs.): 2,860-2,994

Top speed (mph): 103-109

0-60 mph (sec): 8.8-11.8

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