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1975 Mercury Bobcat

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General Overview

Lincoln-Mercury dealers marketed a re-badged variant of the Pinto, as the Mercury Bobcat, beginning with model year 1974 in Canada and 1975 in the United States. The Bobcat was available as a 2-door hatchback or wagon, but Mercury did not make available an equivalent to the "sedan" Pinto with an enclosed trunk.

Mercury wisely installed the Pinto’s deluxe interior as standard trim to appeal to upper-market subcompact buyers.
The Mercury Bobcat differed from the Pinto with larger taillights, separate parking lights, a taller Lincoln-esque grille and somewhat fancier interior and exterior trim.

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Engine 0 to 60 MPH Quarter Mile Source
140 cu in 83 hp 13.8 19.5 @ 70 mph Simulation
1740 cuin 97 hp 13.3 19.3 @ 70 mph Simulation


Available Engines:
140 C In 140 Cu In 2 BB1 Carb 83 hp@ 4800 rpm 110 lb-ft@ 2800 rpm
170 Cu In 170 Cu In 2 bb1 Carn 97 hp@4400 rpm 139 lb-ft@ 3200 rpm
Available Transmissions:
  • 3 Speed Manual
  • SelectShift Automatic

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Production Numbers

  • Bobcat
    Total productions 224,026 from 1975 to 1980

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