How Many XR4Ti's were Manuf.?

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How Many XR4Ti's were Manuf.?

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How many are still on the road in the States and Canada today? Just a rough guess.
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I have 2 in the States
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I was also wondering about the number remainnig on the road. I think there were originally 40,000 shipped to the states, around 10,000 per year. Could be wrong but I think this is what I read a few years back.
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They are out there....i was coming home from a trip to the junkyard last weekend and came onto the highway and to my surprise i pulled RIGHT next to a white XR right from the on ramp....it shocked the hell out of me. Plus i found one sitting next to a barn back in my home town. They're getting pretty scarce though, i remember when i was a kid you'd see them a lot more often. Then again they're in their 20s now so age is catching up quick.
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after this last race season there is one less. mine went into the wall very hard and it is done.
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i seem to remember seeing the number 44,000 somewhere. i think in 89 there was only like 3 or 4k made.
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Post by bw_krupp »

Does that include all those sold in Canuckistan? Did they sell Merkurs in Mexico as well?
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The answers*: (although somewhat debateable, 99% accurate)
*click the Quick Facts link on the left
http://www.merkurclub.com/mca_pub/mcapub.htm
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Post by JediTalen »

Directly from the Manufacturers Archivist (these numbers do not include the Scorpio):

The Merkur was built at the Rheine plant from 1984 til 1988.
45, 368 vehicles were produced. The production numbers
of the single years as follows:

1984 819
1985 16,438
1986 12,575
1987 8,568
1988 6,968

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No-really I can stop bringing home XR4's whenever I want....

I um......sorta.....um.....like....have seven now.....and a couple Scorpios....
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