Ford Motor Co. will put the short-lived Mercury Marauder to sleep after the ’04 model year comes to an end in June, a Ford spokesman says. The high-performance variant of the Mercury Grand Marquis sedan went on sale in 2002 as an ’03 model, shortly after the auto maker debuted a supercharged convertible concept version of the car at the Chicago Auto Show that year. Ford says it will not build the Marauder after ’04. The convertible never made it to market despite ample speculation ...

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