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1961 Mercury Meteor

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Manufacturer: Mercury
Model: Meteor
Year: 1961
Type: Sedan
Color: White
Mileage: 24,482
Engine: 390 V8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior Color: White
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1961 Mercury Meteor
Stock #1760-DFW

1961 Mercury Meteor for Sale

Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE:   390 V8 BODY STYLE :   Sedan TRANSMISSION:  
Automatic (2 speed)
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   24482 INTERIOR COLOR :   White    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

Build Receipts . AM Radio. iPod Compatible. Vinyl Interior. Power Brakes. Power Steering. Power Windows

SELLER REMARKS

If you're a Ford (or Mercury) guy and get tired of all the Impalas at shows. you should take a closer look at this very cool 1961 Mercury Meteor. A traditional "old school" custom with pearl and metallic paint work and a gorgeous interior. it makes a statement without going overboard. Oh. and I suppose I should mention that it's got a strong-running 390 and remains a lot of fun to drive.



If you were there in the '60s when custom paint work was all the rage. this car should bring back some fond memories. Or perhaps you just like the way the great artists used to do it. making this car a fitting tribute to a lost art. Either way. this Mercury has it going on. At a glance. the white paint doesn't jump out at you. but in the sun. the pearl and metallic mixed into the finish make it glow from within. and it's a very traditional look. Even better. there's custom artwork on the roof. purple designs that accurately reflect the state-of-the-art customs from the period. The bodywork underneath is in great shape. with nice straight quarters and a few tasteful mods. including shaved door handles and emblems. On the other hand. the Merc keeps its nicely detailed grille. stainless rub stripes. and that ornate rear bumper. It also has some tasteful pinstripe work on the deck lid. as well as taillights that probably resulted in an angry letter from the management at Chevrolet.



The soft white vinyl interior has a mixture of original custom touches that really tie it all together. The biggest modification is the sparkling purple steering wheel. but when you look at the total package. it really works. The upholstery is in great condition and the original bench seats are quite comfortable for long trips or short cruises. You'll really dig the custom door panels and note that this car is equipped with power windows. which are always a nice find in vehicles of this vintage. The instruments and controls are stock Mercury. although someone has thoughtfully added a trio of auxiliary gauges under the dash. as well as a cool shifter knob to dress it up a bit. And while that's the original AM radio in the dash. it's been upgraded with an iPod adapter and amplifier. plus speakers throughout the interior. to offer much more up-to-date entertainment. The trunk was also dressed up a bit with purple carpets. and it includes a custom pinstriped air cleaner housing. just in case you like the look.



The big 390 cubic inch V8 under the hood makes the Mercury feel light on its feet and powerful around town. A few chrome dress-up pieces give it a racy period look and there's a fresh 4-barrel carburetor up top. as well as ceramic-coated exhaust manifolds. Like most customs. it isn't about the engine. but at the same time. they did add some pinstripes on the inner fenders and selectively accented parts like the brake booster with more purple paint. The Merc-O-Matic 2-speed automatic transmission has a shift kit installed. so it really snaps to attention. and that exhaust system was recently custom built. including the cool rear-mounted side pipes for a cool look. New springs and shocks were installed to give it a new car ride and the shiny Cragar mags are brand new. as are the 215/75/14 whitewalls they're wearing.



Uncommon and nicely done. this is a traditional mild custom that's very usable and totally cool. If you were there. you get it. and if you only wish you were there. this car will take you back. Call today!

1961 Mercury Meteor for Sale

 

1961 Mercury Meteor for Sale

Stock # 1760-DFW  
Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

TERMS OF SALE   Vehicle may be sold by Streetside Classic Cars prior to the end of the auction. Streetside Classic Cars reserves the right to end its auctions early or to cancel bids solely at its discretion and shall not be held liable for any such cancellation. The winning bidder is required to contact Streetside Classic Cars within 24 hours after the close of the auction to finalize the details of the transaction. A $500 Paypal deposit is required immediately upon selecting the Buy-It-Now option. The $500 Paypal deposit is non-refundable as ending an eBay auction and not buying the vehicle is very damaging to the seller. Any refunds will be at the sole discretion of Streetside Classic Cars and are not guaranteed. If winning bidder does not contact Streetside Classic Cars and submit deposit within 48 hours of auction close. vehicle may be made available to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer on a first come. first serve basis. For balance of payment we will accept bank wire transfer (preferred). cashier's check. or personal check (vehicle shipment will be delayed until check clears). Streetside Classic Cars has represented this vehicle to the best of its ability. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact us directly to provide additional information or answer any questions. Please be aware that all pre-owned vehicles. regardless of age. mileage. or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. Streetside Classic Cars encourages bidder to have a personal inspection completed prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. Third party inspections are to take place prior to a vehicles shipment or delivery. All vehicles are sold "AS IS" and with no warranties expressed or implied. Final or winning bid price does not include shipping. tax. title. or registration fees. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide for any state or local taxes and shipping expenses resulting from the sale. We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. Most of them can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody. Streetside Classic Cars bears no liability and shall be held harmless for any complications. expenses. or damages resulting from a failure to meet these terms as they have been set forth and established herein. An additional documentation fee of $199 will be added to the purchase price at the time of sale.

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WE WELCOME INTERNATIONAL BUYERS

As an international buyer. it is as easy to purchase a vehicle from us as it is for any domestic buyer.   Please call or email any one of our showrooms at:

Charlotte Showroom Phone:
001-704-598-2130

Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com

Atlanta Showroom Phone:
001-678-279-1609

Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com

Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom Phone:
001-817-764-8000

Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com

Tampa Showroom Phone:
001-813-501-1630

Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com

Nashville Showroom Phone:
001-615-930-0600

Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

Rest assured. you are dealing with one of the largest classic car dealerships in the United States with one of the largest (500+) vehicles on display. Our sales staff is very knowledgeable and can assist you in every aspect of the purchase.


International buyers welcome!
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If you decide to purchase from us. we require that you give us your complete name. address and phone numbers (home. office. mobile and fax) and a port of entry that handles containers. We do not ship vehicles open (RORO: Roll On Roll Off) due to risk of damage to vehicle and theft of parts.

All international purchases must be paid by bank wire transfer in US Dollar funds only.

Once we have received the funds. we will prepare the car for international shipment through one of our approved land and ocean carriers. We file all the necessary documents for export. deliver the car to a US port. secure it in containers and board an ocean carrier. We can land a vehicle to any port worldwide handling container traffic. We export cars regularly and are familiar with export requirements. You. or your agent. are responsible for Custom clearing the vehicle and registration in your own country.

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