Current Mileage – 59,483.00
Built in Baltimore, Maryland
Vehicle length 206.3” Weight 3515 lbs. Wheel Bae 119”
V8 312 Engine. Rebuilt Mercomatic transmission with 3 speeds.
This vehicle has factory power steering and power brakes,
aftermarket air-conditioning and heating with R134 Freon. The
car has a hidden stereo with infrared remote. The vehicle has
been converted to 12 volts. Dan has owned it for over 30
years and purchased it in Central Illinois from the second owners.
It was owned by two different women and was originally
purchased from Touhy Ave motors in Park Ridge, IL. The dealer
emblem is still on the rear of the car. Exceptional car with
zero rust. This car has always since day one been kept in a
climate controlled garage. It original had the 292 engine in
it but it was locked up when Dan bought the car. He installed
the factory 312. He installed the Mercury the valve covers.
Engine is painted the correct factory yellow gold color.
Bill of Sale is included. The car was originally a white car
with a black roof. The interior was red and white. The
car was re-painted red and white and the red and white interior
material upholstery was purchased from a dealer in Michigan and is
new old stock. The interior is 100% correct.
Accessories include: twin spot lights, 56 Mercury flipper hub
caps, dual-exhaust with correct deflectors, tinted windshield,
factory windshield wipers. Vintage heat and air.
Seat belts have been installed, maintenance has been regular, tires rotated and driven regularly, oil is always fresh and nothing needs fixed.
The car RUNS & DRIVES GREAT!
This car has been stored in a climate controlled setting every second of its life since in Dan’s possession. Zero Rust.
A handsome rendition of a rare woody wagon in painted steel
The Pick of the Day is the kind of stylish Mercury that comes to mind when you hear, “Crazy ‘bout a Mercury/Lord I’m crazy ‘bout a Mercury/I’m gonna buy me a Mercury.”
The Pick of the Day is a 1964 Mercury Monterey four-door sedan with the popular and even show-stopping “Breezeway” electric rear window.
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