Many consider the 1949 through 1951 Mercurys as some of the best looking and driving cars of all time. This 1950 Mercury Monterey Coupe came standard with the Flathead V8 engine, and upgraded interior and trim. It has been given a frame-off restoration since new and currently shows 41,000 miles on the odometer. It is painted in Raven Black with correct Zinc Yellow two tone roof. The original Flathead V8 has been customized with Edelbrock heads, dual two-barrel carburetors, dual exhausts, and chrome. There is a three-speed manual transmission and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes.
In 2009, This Mercury Monterey Coupe was offered for sale at the Houston Classic Auction presented by Worldwide Auctioneers in Seabrook, Texas. The lot was estimated to sell for $55,000 - $65,000.