Somewhat Less Grand Than Before

Somewhat Less Grand Than Before

1988 Mercury Grand Marquis

Few cars roll out of the factory with a hood longer than the wheelbase, but the builder of this custom Mercury decided to correct that little oversight. As with any WTF car featured here on Car Of The Day, we try to imagine exactly what the builder was thinking when making such radical customizations.

Our guess? The original driveshaft was damaged in some manner, and in lieu of repair or replacement, the builder decided to simply mate the differential to the tailshaft of the transmission. And shorten the body to match.

It’s on eBay in the Bronx for $6800 or offer.1988 Mercury Grand Marquis grey front quarter

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