his 1954 Mercury Sun Valley was offered for sale at the 2007 RM Auctions held at Meadow Brook where it was listed without reserve and estimated to fetch between $30,000 - $40,000. The car is powered by a V8 engine that displaces 292 cubic-inches and capable of producing nearly 200 horsepower. The car has a three-speed automatic gearbox and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. This car has been treated to a recent cosmetic restoration. The vehicle is original in many respects, including the engine, paint, upholstery, transmission, and more. All are reported to be in good running condition. This car was given the optional power steering and brakes when it was purchased by its original owner.
At auction, this car did find a buyer though the winning bid was a little less than the estimated value. It was sold for $24,750.