This gorgeous Mercury Phaeton is considered by many to be one of
the most beautiful Ford products ever built. This car has been
restored and updated with 12 volt power, new paint and upholstery.
and repowered with a Chevrolet V8 engine. It is being sold by the
family of a local collector and here are the appraiser's comments
from a 2018 appraisal: The 1940 Mercury Phaeton described herein
represented a very good overall example of a
traditional Hot Rod conversion.
While retaining the basic external looks and characteristics of
this seventy eight year old
classic automobile, this extremely rare '40 Mercury Phaeton looks
just as if it were custom
fabricated way back in the late fifties and early sixties.
With features such as a small block Chevy motor, and a custom
As noted on the extensive Hot Rod Conversion pages, and as depicted
on the many enclosed
digital photographs, this Hot Rod was custom fabricated using the
many of the finest modern
components available at that time.
The 1940 Mercury Phaeton is an extremely rare automobile. If
restored again it would likely
be most valuable put back to its original factory
VEHICLE MAKE: Mercury
MODEL YEAR: 1940
MODEL: Four door
BODY STYLE: Phaeton
LICENSE NUMBER: 40TUB
TAB EXPIRATION DATE: Jan.18
ODOMETER READING: 40,683
OTHER ID: (If available) N/A
EXTERIOR COLOR: Black
INTERIOR COLOR: Red
350 cubic inch motor,
Chrome valve covers,
Chrome air cleaner,
EQUIPMENT AND FEATURES:
Custom red vinyl upholstered interior,
Custom red carpets,
Ivory canvas soft top,
Stock rear end,
Factory wheels and hub caps,
White wall tires,
Show quality black exterior paint.
The Mercury Phaeton four door convertible is exempt from California
smog certification and comes with a clean California title. Low
rate financing is available with rates as low as 3.5% APR with
approved credit. You can apply directly on our website
(www.lagunaclassiccars.com) by clicking on the "Financing" tab.
We can also arrange delivery to almost anywhere.