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St. Louis, MO assembly
Car: 1963 Mercury Marauder S-55
Engine: 406 Super Marauder
406 6V - 405 Horsepower
Codes: Body - 63C
2-Dr. "S-55" Fastback Hardtop
Color - B
Trim - 57
Date - 12A
12 January, 1963
DSO - blank
Trans - 5
Options: AM/FM radio, seat belts (owner added power windows and remote side mirror)
Photos: 1981 to 2015
Articles on this car
This is an engineering car with a
scheduled build date earlier than any other Marauder known. No build
sheet exists with an actual build date.
1/12/1963 Scheduled build for this car
1/28/1963 Job #1
2/14/1963 Marauder and Super Marauder 427 public anouncement
This car was sold (in the condition seen in the
first 3 photos) by Ridgeway Motors in Aiea, HI for $325 on Aug. 14,
1981. The odometer registered 76,000 miles at the time but did not
work. The engine ran, but the car was undriveable due to carburetion issues. The transmission was completely out of oil.
Over the following 3 months some repairs were made and temporary measures taken to prepare for a long drive.
In December 1981 it was shipped to California and then driven to
Michigan where it remains. Mileage is now over 134,000.