Car Enthusiasts Invited to Share Memories on Facebook

Metropolitan Lincoln Mercury (Garden City, Mich.) asks present & past Lincoln and Mercury owners to share memories on Facebook

Online PR News – 16-October-2010 – – With the Mercury brand slated to retire soon, a Michigan-based dealership is inviting drivers of Mercury or Lincoln vehicles to share their favorite memories on its Facebook page. Metropolitan Lincoln Mercury of Garden City has set up a Facebook page - - for these personal Lincoln or Mercury experiences.

“Here at Metropolitan, we hear so many great stories from our customers about how much they love their Lincoln and Mercury vehicles,” said Clarity Patton, manager at Metropolitan Lincoln Mercury in Garden City. “We wanted to create a fun place for Lincoln and Mercury fans to share their memory with the world and with other people who love these great American brands.”

Drivers writing on the Facebook page have reminisced about the first car they purchased or momentous occasions related to their special vehicle. A father told of bringing his new baby home from hospital in his 1972 Mercury Montego.

The 1939 Mercury 8 was the first in the brand to take to the roads and highways. More than 65,800 Mercury 8 automobiles were sold, with a sticker price of $916. At the time, typical vehicles cost $700 and gas was $0.10 per gallon.

The Lincoln brand will continue. Ford Motor Company plans to produce seven new or fully redesigned Lincolns within the next four years.

Metropolitan sells and leases new Lincoln and Mercury vehicles, as well as all makes and models of pre-owned vehicles. The dealership services and repairs all makes and models in its state-of-the art Body Shop and comprehensive service department, utilizing certified technicians so that customers can protect and maintain their vehicles’ performance and appearance. Metropolitan is dedicated to delivering first class service. Many of the benefits customers have come to rely on and appreciate include free loaner and shuttle service, the money-saving Owner Advantage Program, an impressive selection of new and certified pre-owned vehicles and its trained and dedicated staff, all of which combine to create Metropolitan's best-in-class sales and service experience.

Metropolitan Lincoln Mercury is located at 32000 Ford Road, Garden City, Mich. Contact 734-458-1928, or visit