Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Detroit is thrilled to present this 1950 Mercury Lead Sled for sale. This is what we call a showstopper! Sure, to grab the whole crowd's attention. The exterior of this custom chopped and sectioned fiberglass beauty is done in a deep Black Cherry paint, tastefully paired with a Tan Leather Interior. Under the hood is a 351 Windsor V8, backed by a Ford AOD 4 Speed overdrive transmission w/ Lokar shifter. Some fine details about what you will find under the hood include Edelbrock E force heads, 1.6 ratio rocker arms, Flowmaster exhaust, fuel, Air, and Brake lines, Edelbrock Air Gap intake manifold, Holley Sniper Fuel Injection w/ distributor, K&N air filter, BBK shorty ceramic coated headers, CVF Racing polished aluminum drive pulley system, Custom 4 core polished aluminum radiator with dual 14" electric fans, Custom painted aluminum valve covers, Power Steering with a Power Rack and Pinion, Power Brakes (Four wheel disc brakes with Wildwood dual master cylinder), American wire harness, LED lights including, Headlights, Taillights, and Dash lights. Not that you couldn't already tell from what's under the hood & the exterior but, stepping inside you can clearly see no expenses were spared when this work of art got put together. Custom pleated leather interior including a 1969 Thunderbird 6-way power front bench seat, 1949 dash including Omega Antique colored gauges and LED back light, Flaming River polished tilt steering column with LeCarra leather wrapped steering wheel, Vintage Gen 4 electronic Air Conditioning unit, Pioneer touch screen stereo with Bluetooth, Power Windows and key fob electric door poppers. Did we mention this beauty is on bags? Ride Tech Shockwave air ride system with key fob remotes, holding up a Mustang II front tubular control arm suspension with Ride Tech lower control arms, 4 link Ford 9-inch rear end with Moser Posi unit and 3.70 Gears. All which are tied beautifully together with the 15-inch painted steel wheels with Coker Wide White Walls. Don't miss out on being the envy of every car show, cruise, and Sunday drive you could imagine. This 1950 Mercury Lead Sled is for sale in our Detroit Showroom and can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and a Full HD video at For additional information please call our knowledgeable staff at (313) 982-3100 or email us at [email protected]

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1415051
  • Price:$84,000
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1950
  • Make:Mercury
  • Model:Lead Sled
  • Exterior Color:Black Cherry
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:6808
  • Stock Number:DET1717
  • VIN:GCCDET1717