News of January 23, 2002
Mercury Adds Distinctive Special Edition Vehicle - Sable Platinum Edition
Mercury Sable Platinum
IRVINE, Calif. - Continuously building on innovations and design, Mercury today announced the new 2002 Mercury Sable Platinum Edition. The vehicle made its debut on September 23 at the Mercury Cycling Classic of Irvine, which included professional cyclists from around the globe.
"The Sable Platinum Edition illustrates Mercury's dedication to distinctive style," said Philip Smoker, Sable Brand Manager. "By offering this new feature vehicle, Mercury continues to provide style conscious consumers with differentiated products that continue to show our unique design philosophy."
Enhancing the look of the 2002 Sable, the Platinum Edition, offered in both the sedan and the wagon, offers unique front and rear perforated leather seating, "Platinum Edition" fender badge, and aluminum wheels featuring a satin aluminum Mercury logo on the center cap. The interior of the Platinum includes the use of real satin aluminum on the center floor console and the instrument panel center stack. The instrument cluster bezel is painted to match. The front grille and decklid appliqué will also have a satin aluminum finish. The Sable Platinum will be offered in seven exterior colors, with medium graphite leather interior. The Sable Platinum Edition will hit showroom floors in January 2002 with a showroom-equipped MSRP of $23,275 for the sedan and $24,440 for the wagon. Production is limited to 3,500.
(Jan. 17, 2002)