Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day

Monday 7th December 1953

65 years ago

The Mercury Sun Valley coupe was introduced featuring a transparent Plexiglas section over the front half of the roof. It was one of the most attractive body styles of the year and among the most expensive, at a price of $2,562 pricier than any Mercury save the convertible. No 1950s automobile could be complete without a raft of options, and this car includes the Merc-O-Matic transmission, power steering and brakes, AM radio, a clock, bumper guards, and rear fender skirts.

Mercury Sun Vally coupe (1954)

Mercury Sun Vally coupe (1954)