1966 Mercury Comet Caliente Convertible


STREETSIDE CLASSIC CARS CHARLOTTE
Concord, NC 28027
United States

1966 Mercury
Price
$24,995
Condition
Stock Number
8496-CHA
VIN Number
XX-402-8496-CHA
Exterior Color
Red
Category  Classic Cars

Description
With its dazzling red exterior, this 1966 Mercury Comet Caliente Convertible is a vibrant flashback to the era of sun-soaked beach parties and the upbeat rhythms of '60s beach music, capturing the essence of a beach sunset. It features the debut of this model's much sought-after stacked headlight design. The newer black vinyl top complements the red body like the perfect sunglasses on a sunny day. It stands proudly on 14" Cragar SS wheels " the automotive equivalent of the coolest .....
beach sandals, ready to cruise any boulevard or beachfront drive.

Enveloped in a no-nonsense, pristine black vinyl interior, this Caliente Convertible mirrors the perfect beach ensemble " effortless, stylish, and always fitting. The spacious bench seat, adorned in black vinyl, offers comfort and style. The column shifter stands sleek and discreet, ready when you need it. The dash is uncluttered and functional, reflecting the minimalist beauty of the horizon line where the ocean meets the sky. While the original AM radio is currently silent, its presence adds a touch of authenticity, evoking images of classic beach tunes gently wafting through the air.

Underneath the hood lies the heart of this beach cruiser " a 289 V8 engine paired with a 3-speed automatic transmission, a straightforward, no-frills powerhouse. Representing less than 3% of 1966 Comet production, it features a Ford Racing valve cover, an electronic distributor, and an aluminum radiator to keep things cool, even on the hottest summer days.

HIGHLIGHTS:

289 V8 Engine

3 Speed Automatic C4 Transmission

Electronic Distributor

Aluminum Radiator

Vibrant Red Paint

Black Vinyl Convertible Top

Cragar SS Wheels

Dual Exhaust with FlowMaster Mufflers

Column Shifter

Represents Less Than 3% of 1966 Comet Production

Desirable Stacked Headlight Look

This 1966 Mercury Comet Caliente Convertible saunters with a laid-back confidence that's infectious. It's an affordable, simple cruiser with a story to tell and many more to create. Call today!
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