1979 Mercury Zephyr ESO

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Rank: #9

Class: Mercury

0-60 Time: 15.8 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from Mercury are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #9 in this class is the 1979 Mercury Zephyr ESO, which races 0-60 mph in 15.8 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Mellow Cars.

It lags behind the #7 ranked 1981 Mercury Lynx RS by 1.9 seconds and the #8 ranked 1981 Mercury LN7 by 0.8 seconds.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1979 Mercury Zephyr ESO vs. 1981 Mercury LN7, you would LOSE by 0.8 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Mercury, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1979.

Vehicle information

Year: 1979

Make: Mercury

Model: Zephyr ESO

Engine: I-4

Horsepower: 0


Transmission: 4M

Curb Weight: 2855

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 22

MSRP: $3,921

Performance statistics


Class: Mellow Cars

Rank: #335

Best 0-60 Time: 15.8 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 20.6 seconds

@ speed: 65.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.0 G

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