1949 Mercury Coupe

Two-door Custom

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1949
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Amelia Island
March 14, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
32034
SALE DATES:
March 14, 2009
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 13, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 14, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Est. 350hp, 350 cu. in. Chevrolet V8 engine, three-speed Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 automatic transmission, independent front suspension and live rear axle with Air Ride system, and four-wheel hydraulic brakes. Wheelbase: 118"
Customized Mercury coupes were cruising America’s boulevards long before the term “low rider” was even coined. During the late 1940s and throughout the 1950s, legions of customizers removed excess chrome, “frenched” headlights and taillights, and filled body seams. Bodies were sec