1950 Mercury Monterey Coupe. This is a custom-built dream car created specifically for public display and an enjoyable driving experience. Ground up re-engineered, body-off restoration newly finished by a professional fabrication shop. Professionally chopped, shaved, frenched, decked, and dropped. Every panel was smoothed and sculpted. Beautiful black cherry pearl paint, polished finish, and show chrome. Special 327/350 HP V8 performance engine with new fuel system and upgraded Turbo 400 Transmission. Power windows, power brakes, power steering. Beautiful new interior, custom glass, wide whitewall tires and many other upgrades and added features. This is a premier example of the iconic 1950 Mercury ‘lead sled’.
An estimated 800 Montereys were produced in a last-minute response to General Motors’ debut of their brand-new line, in 1950, the Hardtop. The Monterey Sport Coupe like this one originating in Oklahoma became Mercury's top offering in 1950.
Asking: $85,000.00 U.S.
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.
‘Back to the ’50s” in Minnesota is one of the largest classic car and rod shows in the nation, with nearly 12,000 vehicles on display.
About 1,800 cars at no reserve rolled across the auction block
Recent Scottsdale sale continues company’s fund-raising heritage