Price: US $8,500.00 Item location: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
  • Make: Mercury
  • Model: Other
  • Type: Sedan
  • Trim: Runabout Sedan 3-Door
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 56,681
  • VIN: 8T20Y524266
  • Color: Gold
  • Engine size: 2.3L 140Cu. In. l4 GAS SOHC Naturally Aspirated
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Power options: Power Locks
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Gold
  • Options: CD Player
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1978 Mercury Other


Impeccably maintained & thoughtfully updated with modern conveniences this historic Bobcat is a real head turner. This beauty looks AND runs great! We cannot drive it without drawing smiles and thumbs-up signs from admirers. She has performed well in Car Shows is a blast to drive and remains Show Ready.

Ford 2.3 Litre 2300cc OHC 4 Cylinder Engine with 88HP Automatic Transmission Power Steering Turns Effortlessly with a great steering radius Finished in Gold Chamois (Metallic) with a Matching Plaid Interior 56681 Actual Miles

Heater Blows Very Hot Air – No Leaks in the Heater Core or Hoses Upgraded from Factory Sports Ralley Wheels & Unique White Wall Striped Radial Tires Starts Well Drives Very Smoothly and Idles Quietly at Stops

Was featured as a Picture Car in a movie coming out soon staring Don Cheadle called "Miles Ahead"


New Carpeting throughout the vehicle including the hatch Custom Designed & Installed Center Console:

- Spacious Storage Compartment felt-lined12”L x 6”W x 5”D - 2 cup holders - lighter

In-dash storage system LED dome light Air Shock System which provides up to 4 inches of rear vehicle lift Painted front chrome strip to reduce driver glare & enhance appearance Professional Tinting – driver & side windows hatch and windshield Python 533 – Security System

  • Remote Power Door Locks

  • One 5-button 2-way LCD transmitter with backlight

  • One 3-button 1-way transmitter

  • Stinger DoubleGuard two-stage shock sensor

  • Revenger Soft Chirp 6-tone programmable siren

  • Control Module

  • In-dash Status LED indicator light

    Pioneer AVH-P2400BT Receiver & Audio Visual System (DVD Player & CD Player)

    This versatile hideaway unit allows you to switch to navigation mode with the touch of a button. Get to your destination by inputting an address or search through the POI library while enjoying whatever source is currently playing.

  • Pioneer AVIC-U220 Touch Screen Navigation System

  • Multimedia 5.8" Widescreen Touch Display

  • Built-In Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming

  • USB Direct Control for iPod/iPhone

  • Remote Control

  • See below for further details & features of the Bobcat’s AudioVisual Navi System

    Rockford Fosgate 5.25” Punch 2-way full range speakers Punch 300 Watt Amplifier JL Audio 10” sub woofer -Customized removable sub-woofer box installed in hatch

  • Separate volume control near steering wheel

    Projector Headlights with HID Conversion Kit

    - 7 in. round crystal-clear lenses with high-beam illumination for improved visibility especially during night driving.

    -Superior illumination – Projector lenses provide you stronger and more concentrated light output in comparison to ordinary crystal headlights. The Bobcat’s 35W HID light source produces up to 3 times at the light source compared to 55W halogen bulbs.

    -Improved safety & visibility – Unique light design makes your vehicle more visible to oncoming cars.


    Bobcat has been serviced by ZAKIRAS GARAGE Cincinnati Ohio. One of the world’s leading automobile shops specializing in restorations and maintenance of race & touring cars.

  • Complete Safety/reliability inspection including: Replaced timing belt tensioner camshaft seal and valve cover gasket. Performed valve train maintenance repaired transmission cooler lines plugs replaced/tightened exhaust clamps adjusted warm idle and re-set ignition timing and free choke linkage.

    Other repairs & maintenance over last 12 months:

  • Cleaned Carburetor

  • New Master Cylinder replaced brake booster & bled the braking system

  • New Front Springs

  • Replaced front rotors and pads

  • Chassis lube

  • Tightened power steering belt

  • Tune ups including oil changes new spark plugs oil filter and air filter

  • New battery

    Included with sale: Original 8-page color 1978 Mercury Bobcat sales brochure (in protective plastic)

    Additional Audio Visual Navigation Features

  • Built-In MOSFET 50W x 4 Amplifier

  • 3 Sets of RCA Preouts (2V) for System Expansion

  • 8-Band Graphic Equalizer

  • Auto EQ (CD-MC20 required)

  • Sonic Center Control with Advanced Touch Slide Operation

  • Rear View Camera Input

  • Wired Remote Input

  • Included Remote Control

  • Separate on/off switch for DVD operation

  • USB & line-in ports
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If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask us. If you are local we could set up a test drive.

After the auction has finished the buyer is required to send a $500depositthroughPaypal within 48hrs.

This vehicle is being sold as is and the Buyer is also responsible for shipping arrangements.

Use your new Bobcat’s advanced microphone built into the rear view mirror to stay safe and

obey local hands-free laws with built-in Bluetooth (HFP). With Secure Simple Pairing you can easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the AVH-P2400BT without having to enter pin codes or go through complicated settings. When a registered Bluetooth device is in close proximity to the receiver the auto connection function automatically pairs the two units.

If you have a compatible audio player device that also features built-in Bluetooth you have the ability to wirelessly stream (A2DP) and control audio (AVRCP) to the receiver.

Pioneer's AVH-P2400BT is ready to roll with direct connectivity to your iPod or iPhone for music and video via the optional USB interface cable (CD-IU51V interface cable sold separately). Song artist time and album information are beautifully displayed on the 5.8" touchscreen. Powerful tools such as Link Search and Alphabet Search to help you find content faster. The system's wired USB connection provides direct digital signal transfer from the device for clean clear sound while providing 1 amp of current to keep your iPod or iPhone charged

With App Mode you can enjoy listening and viewing the content on select compatible apps directly on the receiver's display from a connected iPhone or iPod Touch. Limited controls such as track forward or reverse may be executed from the receiver.

Select among five (Blue/Red/Amber/Green/Violet) colors for the display and 112 different colors to match unit illumination to your vehicle's interior lighting. Also choose from several background images to suit your mood.