1951 Mercury Monarch
Lot : SP85
1951 Mercury Monarch
Auctioned on SAT, 2013-04-12
Auctioned at The Toronto Spring Classic Car Auction 2013
Sold at $ 41,250
Transmission: 3-Speed Automatic
Exterior Color: Black
Crate 502 c.i. GM V8 developing 502 hp. Painted in Black Pearl. Interior is Cadillac STS upholstery in 2-tone brown and beige. Modifications include air ride suspension, keyless remote entry, original dash re-fitted with digital gauges, one piece aluminum exhaust ported through the rear bumper and a custom aluminum radiator. 5,500km’s.
4 door (suicide opening rear doors) sedan. Crate 502 c.i. GM V8 developing 502 hp. Automatic 3-Speed with a Ford posi-track unit rear axle. Painted in Black Pearl with 8 coats of lacquer, wet-sanded and polished. Interior is Cadillac STS upholstery in 2-tone brown and beige. Original dash is re-fitted with digital gauges, DVD/GPS system with video screens mounted in the rear of the front headrests. Power tilt steering with custom steering wheel. The power rear view mirrors are from a Pontiac Grand Prix and the car is fully air-conditioned with a rear seat armrest for added comfort. Original windows winders have been converted to operate the power windows on all 4 doors. Additional engine bay modifications are a one piece aluminum exhaust ported through the rear bumper and a custom aluminum radiator. Various chrome trim pieces accent the engine bay and the steering is a Ford front clip with power disc brakes. Modifications include air ride suspension, and keyless remote entry. The modified grill contains 11 chromed bars from a 1951 Desoto with integrated parking/turn signals. The frenched-in chrome head lights complement the chromed front and rear bumpers. Taillights are from a 1985 Cadillac, and the fender skirts are custom fabricated with a period sun visor and a custom green tinted one piece windshield. All door windows are also custom cut. The car has less than 3000 km on the body, and the engine has always been stored in heated storage.