This Series 79M 1947 Mercury deluxe two-door convertible was one of 10,221 produced. It rides on a 118-inch wheelbase and is powered by a 239.4 cubic-inch V8 engine that is fitted with a Holly 94 two-barrel carburetor which develops 100 horsepower. This 3,368-pound vehicle is fitted with a standard three-speed manual transmission coupled to a two-speed rear end. This car sold new for $2,002 and was the most expensive model except for the four-door eight-passenger station wagon which sold for $2,207. The convertible and station wagon came with leather upholstery while other styles came with fabric. Convenience options for this year included foot control radio, fog lamps, heater, and whitewall tires.