New or revised for 86:
15" Mini Spare - T115 / 70D 15
High mount rear stop lamp added to lower spoiler
The Finned turbo outlet pipe was dropped in favor of the non-finned pipe.
The drivers side windshield wiper airfoilwas dropped
Can shut locked door without holding handle up.
Windows roll all the way down

New or revised for 87
Larger, restyled 15" x 5 cast aluminum alloy wheels replace 14" wheels
Pirelli P6 195 / 60HR15 tires replace 195 / 60HR14 tires
Backlite antenna replaces power antenna
Three new paint colors: Mercury Gray Metallic, Crystal Blue Metallic and
Regal Red Metallic.
12.07-16.38 overall steering ratio
2.42 turns lock-to-lock
35.4 ft turning circle
Rear hatch badge changed from a diamond with the merkur name in it, to a badge with just letters that spelled MERKUR

New or revised for 88
Pirelli P600 195 / 60HR15 tires replace the P6 tires
Larger tailgate backlite
Single rear spoiler
Backlite antenna (1987 model year running change)
Sixthlite strakes
Brown bumper / cladding color added
New radio with power amplifer and inproved speakers (1987 model year running
Convenience group (power windows and door locks) made standard
"Lights-on" warning buzzer
150 mph speedometer graphics (1987 model year running change)
Four new paint colors: Biscay Blue Metallic, Sand Gold Metallic, Magenta Metallic
Chestnut Metallic
New interior colors:
Leather seats available in Shadow Gray and Mace (replacing Steel Gray)
Cloth seats available in Shadow Gray and Mace (replacing Raven / Steel Gray and Saxe Blue)
Mallory / Angora cloth replaces Mallory / Cashmere cloth or mace (leather and cloth)
Dash ends slightly shorter allowing pillar trim to fit through