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  Ford Maverick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1970s Ford Maverick was a rear wheel drive compact car that was built from 1970 to 1977 in the USA, Canada, Mexico, and from 1973 to 1979 in Brazil.
The Ford Maverick was released exactly five years after the Ford Mustang and was the only car of the time to sell as well, actually selling 5,000 more units in its first year—totalling 579,000—than the Ford Mustang did.
The Ford Maverick name was later used on an SUV in Australia based on the Nissan Patrol GR and sold between 1988 and 1998.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Maverick   (744 words)

 Maverick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Samuel Maverick (1803–1870), a Texas cattleman from whom the term maverick originated
Maverick (album), a 1985 album by George Thorogood and The Destroyers.
Ford Maverick, the name of 4 different automobiles made by the Ford Motor Company
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maverick   (338 words)

The multi-link suspension provides the Maverick with precise steering and handling, as well as 'dynamic toe control', which means the rear suspension is helping to steer the vehicle during manoeuvres.
The Ford Maverick had to be designed and tested to survive the most demanding conditions in the world, including those at proving grounds in the USA and Japan.
The enhancements are designed to make the Ford Maverick fun-to-drive in both urban and off-road situations, as well as giving the car robust towing capabilities - 1500 kg on the 2.0-litre model and 1700 kg on the 3.0-litre V6.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=8142   (1250 words)

 FordMuscle Webmagazine: Fords Do Brasil
Ford of Brazil was in a tight spot in 1970.
Mavericks were available in three models: the base Maverick Super had the 3.0 six, a four speed manual with column shifter and a bench seat.
The Maverick sold well on its first two years, it was bigger than the average Brazilian car and Ford directed its marketing to the 30 to 40 year old male who wanted comfortable and prestigious personal transportation, much like the Thunderbird or the Monte Carlo here in the US.
www.fordmuscle.com /archives/2005/02/FordBrasil/index2.php   (1105 words)

Maverick has been designed as a global product for customers across the world and will be sold in over 150 countries.
Maverick's styling was developed specifically to reflect the tastes of a younger buyer and a more active lifestyle.
Maverick's rack and pinion steering is tuned to provide a direct, sporty feel, it is also perfectly weighted for easy manoeuvring while parking.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=8139   (1383 words)

 AutoWorld.com - All-new Ford Maverick: Small SUV thrives in cities, wilderness and everything in between   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The all-new Ford Maverick - with unibody construction and go-anywhere four-wheel-drive capabilities - combines refined ride and handling, an outstanding interior package and enhanced towing capability in a small SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) that's versatile enough to tackle urban traffic and nature alike.
"Maverick customers want total mobility and complete agility when they play, but we know they also must balance those desires with their need for a safe and refined vehicle to carry them through the work week," said Keith Takasawa, the Ford Maverick chief program engineer.
Maverick's steering is tuned to provide the vehicle with a direct and sporty steering feel while providing a comfortable boost for maneuvering when parking.
www.autoworld.com /news/ford/2000_maverick.asp   (1421 words)

 Ford Maverick / Mercury Comet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Ford Maverick was introduced to the world on April 17, 1969, five years to the day of the introduction of the Ford Mustang and the only new car to achieve similar sales success.
Other Maverick Models followed, the Grabber ('71-'75), Stallion ('76), a four door sedan ('71-'77), the Sprint ('72), Comet GT ('71-'75), and the Comet four door sedan ('71-'77).
Maverick, Comet, and Mercury are trademarks of the Ford Motor Company, any other models mentioned are the trademarks of the manufacturer of each.
home.comcast.net /~petebre/maverick   (398 words)

 Ford Maverick .com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Maverick bowed in Apr. 1969 as the first 1970 model.
Also in 1973, Ford of Brazil after some last minute modifications launched the Brazilian Maverick at the 1973 S"o Pablo Auto Show on May as a 1974 model.
In 1976 the Maverick Stallion was added to the line up for the sports-minded Maverick Owner.
www.fordmaverick.com /info1.html   (227 words)

 Ford Parts - Partstrain.com
Ford is one of the few automobile companies that have outlasted all the challenges it faced throughout its history.
The Ford Motor Company was founded by Henry Ford in 1903 and was incorporated in the same year.
After the war, Ford was a publicly traded corporation although the Ford family still maintains a controlling interest in the company.
www.partstrain.com /ShopByVehicle/FORD   (382 words)

The FORD MAVERICK was introduced to the public in May of 1969.
The MAVERICK was Ford's first computer designed automobile (and I'm having a hard time with a website).
It was built in Canada by Ford of Canada, LTD. We purchased it in 1997 for $600.00 It was completely stock except for A/R aluminum wheels.
pages.prodigy.net /steelefamily/_import/pages.prodigy.net/steelefamily/index2.html   (411 words)

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Ford has pulled the plug on its Maverick 4x4, blaming sluggish sales on the lack of a diesel model.
Ford said the Maverick didn’t sell well in Britain because there was no diesel option.
Meanwhile, Ford was rumoured to be planning a 4x4 version of its Mondeo family car, in the same mould as the Volvo XC70, but a spokesman said it was unlikely to see the light of day.
www.whatcar.com /news-article.aspx?NA=204993   (212 words)

 Ford Compacts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Falcon is Ford's orginal compact car, its design under the skin along with that of the midsized Fairlane would be used for years to come in many different Ford and Mercury automobiles.
The Fairmont was the first of Ford's FOX platform cars, this platform carries on today in a much modified form under the skin of the Mustang.
The Duratec V-6 SE level Contour is the first preformance package available in a Ford compact since the demise of the Maverick Grabber and Stalion in '75 and '76.
home.comcast.net /~petebre/maverick/compacts/compact.html   (369 words)

 Ford Maverick Parts - Partstrain.com
The Ford Maverick was the only car that was able to end this drought by registering a first year sales record that matched and even surpassed that of the Ford Mustang.
The Ford Maverick was a line of front engine, rear-wheel drive compact cars introduced by Ford in 1969.
It was dropped from Ford’s model line-up in 1978 and was replaced by the Ford Granada/Mercury Monarch pair.
www.partstrain.com /ShopByVehicle/FORD/MAVERICK   (450 words)

 LOVEfords - The 1970 Ford Maverick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 1970 Ford Maverick, introduced in April (1969), offers a new concept in economical and convenient transportation.
Maverick has a 103-inch wheelbase and its overall length is 179.3 inches.
Maverick's power is provided by an economical 170-cubic inch Six engine or the optional 200-cubic inch Six.
www.lovefords.org /70bic/maverick.htm   (91 words)

 DIFFLOCK.com - Ford Maverick
Although Ford undoubtedly had an input and the Brighton-based IDEA design studio had a hand in the exterior styling, the major influences on the design were Japanese: the independent front suspension with torsion-bar springs; the tall, narrow body and the kick-up below the rear windows.
The main differences between Maverick and Terrano II are in fact in the front bumper, the grille and badging - and in the provision of a Ford radio in the Maverick!
The Maverick name has been used on Fords before, most notably in the Seventies when the American Ford Maverick was one of the company's smaller cars.
www.difflock.com /buyersguide/pastmasters/maverick1/index.shtml   (865 words)

 Ford Maverick information, specifications, history, and images.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Replacing the Falcon, the Ford Maverick was introduced in 1970 and became the only car to sell as competitively as the Mustang.
Improvement on the vehicle began in 1973 as the 200 I6 and LDO grill became standard on the Maverick.
The release of the Ford Granada and Mercury Monarch hurt sales, and in 1977 the Maverick reached its prime and was replaced by the Ford Fairmont.
www.conceptcarz.com /vehicle/default.aspx?carID=8911&yr=0   (346 words)

 Ford Maverick (2001-) - 4Car Road Test from Channel 4 - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Remember the original Maverick? Yes, there was one - and it wasn't just a tasty chocolate bar.
Rather, it was a Ford which had been developed with Nissan, and built in a Spanish plant, to cater for Europe's first wave of 4x4 madness.
That was back in the early '90s - and while it wasn't a disaster, even back then the Maverick seemed dull, underwhelming and, frankly, not all that desirable.
www.channel4.com /4car/road-tests/F/ford/maverick01-/maverick01--intro.html   (229 words)

 Ford Maverick Shocks - Buy Direct and Save
Drivewire has the largest inventory of Ford Maverick Shocks in stock ready for immediate shipment with free ground shipping.
Our online Ford Maverick Shocks catalog is integrated directly with all of our performance part warehouses.
Purchase your Ford Maverick Shocks from the same source as the Ford dealer using our state of the art ordering system.
performance.drivewire.com /suspension/fordmaverickshocks.html   (274 words)

 CarNetGuide - Ford Maverick
The new-for-2000 Maverick has been designed in the knowledge that most owners will rarely drive it off-road.
The biggest rival comes in the shape of the Land Rover Freelander, which is rather ironic given that Ford bought the UK firm from BMW in 2000.
The Freelander could teach the Maverick a thing or two about off-road performance, and just about has the measure of it on road too.
www.carnet.co.uk /guide/fordmaverick.html   (167 words)

 Ford Maverick Molded Carpet
that this carpet is the highest quality Ford carpet available in the aftermarket industry from a manufacturer with the largest color selection and over 25 years of experience.
Each carpet is heat molded to your Ford Mavericks specific floor pan for the correct original fit.
Also included, each has a heel pad that is sealed onto the carpet in the correct place under the brake and accelerator pedal, and a heavy jute pad is attached to the back of the carpet in the floor pan areas.
www.auto-interior.com /ford23.htm   (372 words)

 Ford Maverick Hubcaps, Ford Maverick Wheel Covers and hub caps - Hubcaps.com
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www.hubcaps.org /maverick.html   (234 words)

 Ford Maverick Throttle Body - Save 60% at Drivewire
All of our Ford Maverick Throttle Bodys are in stock and are ready to be shipped out the same day with free ground shipping.
Our online Ford Maverick Throttle Body catalog is integrated directly with all of our performance part warehouses.
Purchase your Ford Maverick Throttle Body from the same source as the Ford dealer using our state of the art ordering system.
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 Tom's Maverick Place
In order to put the interior in, particularly the new headliner, all of the glass would need to be taken out, so we figured that we might as well do the edging for the new body color while we were at it.
At this point, the Maverick was basically stripped from the firewall back, and from the floor up.
I drove the Maverick primered and edged for close to a year.
members.iconn.net /~charneyt/maverick.htm   (2141 words)

 Grassroots Motorsports and Classic Motorsports :: View topic - Ford Maverick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Most Mavericks were built and marketed as an 'economy' car to replace the Falcon, and aren't very well equipped.
I did some surfing on the net last year doing a little research on Mavericks, and you can do a lot to them, but they do require a lot of parts swapping to get rid of the weak parts and get them to actually stop and turn.
The worst thing about Mavericks is rust...pay particular attention to the front frame rails where the steering box mounts as they can rot there pretty badly while the rest of the car will look good.
www.grmotorsports.com /board/viewtopic.php?t=10802   (1141 words)

 Ford Maverick Information Site - The largest Ford Maverick/Mercury Comet community
The Maverick was built from 1970 to 1977 and the Mercury version, the Comet, was built from 1971 to 1977.
The Maverick is Ford's most successful car, selling more units in its first year than the original Mustang did.
This Ford Maverick and Mercury Comet site owned by S.
www.maverick.to   (119 words)

 Maverick Comet Club International Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Maverick/Comet Club International, Inc. is made up of members of the former International Maverick/Comet Club,Inc., which was founded in January, 1993 by a few dedicated enthusiasts in several different states.
The MCCI is a greatway for owners of 1970-1977 Ford Mavericks and Mercury Comets to communicate with each other, build a network to find parts, and become recognized by enthusiast magazines.
As of 2006, we were more than 350 strong, and boasted members from several different countries such as Canada, Brazil and Mexico...where Mavericks were also produced.
www.maverickcometclub.org   (250 words)

 Tom & Tammy Lee Hackmann’s ’72 Ford Maverick Grabber
The shifter was sourced from a boneyard ’85 Mustang, but the lack of a tach meant I had to go by ear when shifting.
Even at 10 degrees initial, there was knock and ping higher up in the revs with my foot to the floor, so there will be a re-curve in Tom’s future no matter how you slice it.
But in a small car like the Maverick, which tends to flex less simply because of its compact size, the ride is almost too hard: If it were ours, we would soften the spring rates, and maybe raise the whole package half an inch in deference to cruising comfort.
www.hotrod.com /roadtests/67119   (655 words)

 Ford Maverick / Mercury Comet Forums - car pics
Welcome to the Ford Maverick / Mercury Comet Forums, the largest and longest running Ford Maverick / Mercury Comet community on the Internet.
The forums cover a full range of topics for the 1970 - 1979 Ford Maverick and the 1971 - 1977 Mercury Comet.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact the Administrator via the Contact Us link at the bottom of every page of the forum.
mmb.maverick.to /showthread.php?t=3926   (573 words)

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