This 1953 Mercury Monterey gives you that led sled style look in an
even more distinctive hardtop body. And with the full custom
treatment inside and out, you know it's just too cool not to have
in your garage.
This Mercury has all the great traits of the legendary hot rods
like the cat-eye headlights, frenched tail lights, shaved door
handles, rear fender skirts, and dual spotlights. And the
customized grille with color-matched lower bumper gives a very cool
face forward. And of course, our favorite custom element has to be
the paint. The white-hot flame at the front fades into a golden
glow before going red at the tips. It's all highlighted further by
border pinstriping that's a dividing line to the cheery coral paint
that underlines it all. This is such a comprehensive and custom
paint package that it has held up remarkably well over the years.
And with bright chrome, extra pinstriping, and a lowered stance,
you can't help but think that this cruiser really has it all.
A pillarless hardtop like this lets everyone see inside, and so
they made sure the interior was done in a two-tone that is as
impressive as the exterior. After all, the coral color returns
inside, and they also have terrific custom details like tuck and
roll inserts and contrast piping. And just look at all the custom
pinstriping on the dash. This build is not brand new, but it has
been treated with care. So that currently gives it a very cool
overall impression where many people will even think you have a
preserved coupe that was first customized back in the day. Heck,
even the AM radio is still there for display.
Under the hood is a V8 power done with the kind of polish you
expect on a custom build like this. Plus, this 307 cubic-inch motor
has been upgraded with an Edelbrock four-barrel carburetor and
Weiand intake. It gives you a good cruising power, and the
glasspack style dual exhaust has the right tune you want for a
custom coupe like this. Add in the three-speed automatic
transmission and a more modern tread behind the classic whitewalls,
and you can see how this Mercury wants to hit the boulevard.
It's hard not to get excited about a true custom with a ton of
flair. So don't miss this Mercury, call today!!!
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