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1948 Mercury Eight Convertible

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Manufacturer: Mercury
Model: Eight
Year: 1948
Type: Convertible
Color: Other
Mileage: 23,781
Engine: 350 V8 ZZ4
Transmission: Automatic
Interior Color: Other
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1948 Mercury Eight Convertible for sale

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THE NATION'S TOP CONSIGNMENT DEALER OF CLASSIC AND COLLECTIBLE CARS Got a classic car to sell?  We can Sell it!  Call us Today!

1948 Mercury Eight
Stock #3445-CHA

1948 Mercury Eight for Sale

Charlotte Showroom
5400 West WT Harris Blvd
Charlotte. NC 28269
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:   350 V8 ZZ4 BODY STYLE :   Convertible TRANSMISSION:  
3 Speed Automatic
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   23781 INTERIOR COLOR :   Tan    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

AM/FM Radio. CD Player. Power Convertible Top. Air Conditioning. Heat. Leather Seats. Front Disc Brakes. Power Brakes. Power Seats. Power Steering. Power Windows. Power Locks. Tilt Wheel

SELLER REMARKS

Close your eyes and imagine the perfect custom-built hot rod. It starts with a 1948 Ford convertible body. Wait. no. A more rare. and more premium Mercury version. Then add a full custom paint job with candy-coated flames. Give it a modern Mustang interior. A/C. Camaro chassis. and a performance-built ZZ4 crate motor. and you realize that you don't have to imagine this amazing package. because it's right in front of you!


We've all seen cool custom cars with fire painted down the side. but what happens when the whole convertible is turned into a flame? Well. for starters. it causes a stir wherever it goes. The white hot flame at the front fades into yellow. and it all boarders the red with a steely-blue finishing touch. There were some great details from Mercury that made this convertible destine for hot rod royalty. This includes the intricate chrome front and rear bumpers. plenty of bright trim. and the cool wraparound taillights. Having these factory elements in place combined with custom pieces like the paint. lowered suspension. and shiny Halibrand 15-inch wheels give this drop top an undeniable presence everywhere from the cruise-in to the car show.


Step inside. and everything feels quite a bit more modern than a car from the 40s. That's because this full custom build adapted the interior from a Mustang that's half a century younger. So now the leather seats give the kind of modern bolstering and comfort that can let you cruise around all day. From behind the Lecarra sports steering wheel you see the familiar gauge package from a Mustang. but with an interesting twist. The full readouts are white-faced like the high-performance SVT cars. but it has red markings and yellow limiters so that these colors match the exterior flame paint. Because this is a premium custom build. you get plenty of luxury features such as power windows. power locks. power seats. and a power convertible top. And since everyone will want to go for a ride with the top down. you get an AM/FM/CD stereo that can be heard over the wind in your hair. Plus. the ice-cold air conditioning means you can look cool and stay cool. too. in this ragtop.


Look under the hood and be amazed. With the polished valve covers. water pump. compressor. alternator. intake. air cleaner. and Griffin radiator. we pretty much dare you to find another component that could be turned into brightwork. But when you look beyond the shine. you're going to see some serious performance. It's a GM 350+ hp ZZ4 crate motor. The 350 cubic-inch V8 was blueprinted and balanced by Mcbetts Racing. Add to that other goodies like a Holley 750 CFM carburetor and a rumbling dual exhaust. and you've got one ferocious package. But this full build goes well beyond just the motor. The front subframe was borrowed from a 1967 Camaro. so that means an independent front suspension and front disc brakes that drives very nice. Add to that features like an automatic transmission and power steering. and this is the perfect anytime/anywhere cruiser.


Mercury produced less than 7. 00 of these convertibles. That was over 65 years ago. so you'll be hard-pressed to find another survivor. and likely impossible to find one that looks this good and is turnkey ready for fun. Call today!!

1948 Mercury Eight for Sale

 

1948 Mercury Eight for Sale

Stock # 3445-CHA  
Charlotte Showroom
5400 West WT Harris Blvd
Charlotte. NC 28269
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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This site and all advertising information may be updated without notice whenever new information is obtained and may contain mistakes and inaccuracies. Information is provided to the best of our knowledge and that of the owners of the vehicles. and we make no warranty or representation regarding the accuracy. truth. or reliability of such information. We cannot be responsible for any errors. omissions. or inaccuracies contained in information provided by third parties. Streetside Classics is not an expert in the construction. engineering. finishes. materials. and componentry of every single vehicle we sell. It is the responsibility of the buyer to either inspect the vehicle personally or via a 3rd party. to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value. prior to purchase. Streetside Classics strives to perform extensive visual inspections on all vehicles we represent but we do not disassemble vehicles or components for inspection purposes and therefore it is always possible that there is hidden damage that is not readily apparent. All vehicles are sold AS-IS with no warranties expressed or implied.


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!
Click here for an estimate.

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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