Merkur XR4Ti with a Coyote V8

1987 Merkur XR4Ti with a Coyote V8

When a customer wanted more power and something different in their 1987 Merkur XR4Ti they turned to James Deberry and his company MerkWerke who specialize in Modular engine swaps. James replaced the factory turbocharged 2.3 L inline-four which makes 175 horsepower with a 5.0 L Coyote V8 that makes 414 horsepower. The swap also resulted … Read more


For Sale: Merkur XR4Ti with a Ford 5.0 L V8

1985 Merkur XR4Ti with a Ford 302 V8

This 1985 Merkur XR4Ti is for sale in Charlotte, North Carolina for $7,600 or trade for a SVT Focus and cash or upright-style motorcycle. Under the hood sits a 5.0 L Windsor V8 from a 1995 Mustang Cobra with a micro polished Ford Racing b203 camshaft, upgraded springs, high temp Teflon coated heads, Edelbrock Torker … Read more

1985 Merkur XR4Ti with a Lexus V8

Craig Thommes had always wanted a Merkur XR4Ti and found one in good condition in Arizona 10 years ago. The factory 2.3 L turbo Lima inline-four was worn out so he rebuilt one with more power. Eventually Craig grew to want more power and dependability as a daily driver. Craig turned to Jake Reed to … Read more