A Mercury worth falling for: Flickr photo of the day

January 2, 2013

Post-World War II American cars had to resemble those from five years earlier, since automakers had spent all of their engineering resources on weapons instead of new models, yet as this Mercury Eight shows, a few designs were sturdy enough to survive well beyond the decade with their style intact. This shot by Flickr user mykevixen comes from the Motoramic group on Flickr; share your shots there, or send us a message via TwitterFacebook, and Google+. And if you haven't tried it yet, download the fantastic new Flickr app here.