You are looking at a Canadian 1949 Mercury M47 Pickup. The History of the M47 is unique, at that time the US was recovering from the war, and did not make the Ford Mercury in the US. Only in Canada.
This is 1/2 ton Pickup is an older professional restoration, paying attention to every detail. Riding on 16" White Wall Tires, with a totally rebuilt FLATHEAD motor, .30 thou over, that purrs at 70 mph, 3 speed on the floor, and high speed rear axle. Safety Glass, running boards, all new upholstery, and new Dark Blue paint. All new oak boards, chains, interior all new, and chrome has been all redone, stainless and polished, Mercury hubcaps are polished and restored. Original options with this truck: 1949 Mercury 8 tube radio that still operates with a nice sound. Back bumper, heater, signal lights, outside mirror. Runs on a 6 volt system, starts every time.
Chassis 63 went through the McLaren Special Operations’ restoration process
Car is to be spiritual successor to his acclaimed McLaren F1
The new enterprise will assist high-end collector car buyers and sellers to make deals outside the auction arena; McLaren F1 is first offering
German seller is ready to part with an extremely low-mileage McLaren F1, but only to those prepared to pay $24 million up front
In conjunction with the opening day of the Classic & Sports Car Show at the Alexandra Palace in London, the McLaren F1 was honored as the “Greatest Supercar Ever”
McLaren Special Operations may not have placed such an advertisement, but it has distributed a news release to inform that McLaren F1 069 is available for sale.
Jay Leno has called it “the greatest car of the 20th Century.” It was the McLaren F1, of which only 106 were built between 1992 and 1998 by the British racing team.
(Editor’s note: June 6 has been designated as National Drive-In Movie Day. According to the NationalDayCalendar.com, Richard Hollingshead Jr. established the first drive-in movie theater in Camden, New Jersey, on June 6, 1933. His facility had a 40 x 50-foot screen and room for 400 cars. By the late 1950s there were around 4,000 drive-in […]
The Pick of the Day, a 1992 Porsche 968, is a low-mileage example of one of my favorite Porsches of all time. Advertised by an Oakwood, Georgia, dealer on ClassicCars.com, it also is a bargain as the prices for these relatively rare cars are going up. The color is the classic Porsche Guards Red on […]
“Dad,” said Abby, my 14-year-old and youngest daughter. “If you go to jail tonight, where am I going to go?” Ah, from the mouth of babes… Although I knew she’d have been OK, my co-worker John Clor and his wife, Jenny, would have taken Abby for the night, my daughter’s words were enough to convince […]