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Mercury [6] - Antser

Mercury's answer to America's driving needs in the late 1980s and beyond was shown in the proposed Antser concept car. The prototype featured an aerodynamic design, lightweight construction and a 1,200-pound electric hybrid power system. Anster was approximately the size of a Mercury Bobcat, and could seat 4-passengers (2-regular seats and 2-jump seats). A comprehensive computer-controlled electronic map display could be programmed to give detours and alternate routes, plus, the instrument panel displayed a computer-calculated average distance required to stop the car.

source: www.chicagoautoshow.com

 


LINCOLN-MERCURY CONCEPT CAR DEBUTS -- The answer to America's driving needs in the late 1980s and beyond may be found in the Mercury Antser, a 1,200-pound electric concept car approximately the size of Mercury Bobcat. The four-passenger Antser (two regular seats and two jump seats) will be on display in the Lincoln-Mercury exhibit at the Greater New York Automobile Show, January 26 - February 3 at the New York Coliseum. The revoliutionary Antser features a bold, aerodynamic design, lightweight construction and a proposed unique hybrid electric power system as its major forms of fuel-efficient technology. The car is 155 inches long, 65 inches wide, 48½ inches high, and has a wheelbase of 86 inches.

source: Official press release.

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