Used 1953 Mercury Monterey for sale in Ft Worth, TX

1953 Mercury Monterey for sale in Ft Worth, TX
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Vehicle Description

Here's a chance to get behind the wheel of a vintage cruiser that's long on style and features an upgraded drivetrain for both real world dependability and ample power. This 1953 Mercury Monterey is a seldom seen early '50s classic that looks sharp both inside and out, and sports some aftermarket features that make it well-suited for frequent driving. The Monterey actually became a stand alone model only about a year before this 1953 debuted to wage competition in the full size hard top coupe niche and, after a thorough restyling to mark its transition, was soon positioned as Mercury's top model line. It's a very distinctive looking car - vintage and futuristic at the same time - and bears a much stronger resemblance than most of its counterparts of the era to the more streamlined coupes that would come along just a short time later. The Pearl White exterior is a great fit for this classic - it's got a nice, even pigmentation from front to back and if you get up close, you can fully appreciate the pearl texture that adds depth and makes it come alive in the sun. The double bullet configuration of the beefy front bumper is an awesome styling cue and while the headlights have an almost aftermarket, modded look to them, their semi-frenched appearance was in fact part of the original factory design. This Mercury's body alignment looks to be in good order and clean glass surrounds the cabin. There's a nicely detailed gray cloth interior waiting beyond the doors, featuring two-tone bench seating in both front and back that has a couch-like feel comfort and remains in good condition. A great benefit of this coupe's ample size lies in the interior space it offers - there's quite a bit of legroom on hand in back and plenty of shoulder room from side to side. The dash area here is truly one of a kind - a hooded instrument panel sits on its own platform at an almost 90 degree angle, flanked by pairs of control knobs on either side with a thoroughly space-age look to them. An analog clock at the center looms over the factory AM radio just below it for a great antique look, while the AM/FM/CD stereo installed just below it teams with the speakers mounted in the kick panels for quality sound - and offers Bluetooth connectivity. The modern climate control system really comes in handy during every day driving and brings cold or heated air into the cabin as needed through a collection of underdash vents. The trunk area is spacious and a full size spare stands by inside in its proper upright condition. A freshened drivetrain equips this sharp looking coupe with plenty of dependable power. The sizable 400 cubic inch V8 holding court in the engine compartment was recently rebuilt and a tap on the accelerator gives a sonic hint of its capabilities. It's a sharp looking powerplant as well, dressed with a uniquely etched chrome air cleaner over its 4-barrel Holley carb and Edelbrock intake, as well as a pair of Ford Racing valve covers. It pairs with a 3-speed automatic transmission that's equally fresh and shifts with confidence inspiring precision. Front disc brakes help bring this Mercury to prompt stops as it cruises on its set of ultra sharp 15" Unique wheels outfitted with Aptany tires. This 1953 Mercury Monterey offers the rare opportunity to own a distinctive vintage coupe that's sure to stand out from the crowd while offering a rock solid driving experience. Call today!

Vehicle Details

Price:
$23,995
Location:
Ft Worth, Texas
Year:
1953
Make:
Mercury
Model:
Monterey
Exterior Color:
Pearl White
Interior Color:
Gray
Transmission:
Automatic
Odometer:
94649
Stock Number:
3207-DFW
VIN:
53LA46495M

Seller

Streetside Classics - Dallas / Fort Worth
Ft Worth, TX 76137
(888) 587-9532

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