1963-1964 Mercury Marauder

By: the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

1963-1964 Mercury Marauder Specifications

The 1963 Mercury Marauder, with its semi-fastback roofline, could be ordered "plain" or in S-55 trim. S-55 was dropped for 1964, when Mercury Marauders came in two body styles (coupe and hardtop sedan) with three levels of trim -- six models in all. The Montclair Marauder was the mid-line series. Standard engine was a 390 V-8 with 250 bhp, though four-barrel versions offered up to 330 bhp.


Engines: all ohv V-8; 1963-1964: 390 (4.05 x 3.78), 250/300/330 bhp (1963), 250/266/300/330 bhp (1964); 1963: 406 (4.13 x 3.78), 385/405 bhp; 1964: 427 (4.23 x 3.78), 410/425 bhp


Transmissions: 3/4-speed manual, 3-speed manual w/ overdrive Dual-Range Merc-O-Matic automatic

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

Suspension rear: live axle on semi-elliptic leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 120.0

Weight (lbs.): 3,887-4,056

Top speed (mph): 110-125+

0-60 mph (sec): 7.0-9.5

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