1957 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser is the epitome of fifty's flash
America of the 50s and 60s was fascinated with anything that flew or went into space. It was the beginning of the space age and everyone wanted to be a part of it. It seemed like every car wanted to be a space ship. Arguably, one car from Mercury may have been the best example. It was the 1957 Turnpike Cruiser.
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