0 239 c.i. Flathead V8 ManualConvertible

  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercury
  • Model: 239 Flathead V8 Convertible
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1941
  • VIN: 99A461074
  • Color: Other Color
  • Engine size: 239 c.i. Flathead V8
  • Power options: --
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: --
  • Interior color: Red
  • Options: --
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Torrance, California, United States


West Coast Classics are proud to present this absolutely exceptional and stunning example of this virtually all stock and completely rust and accident free and very rare 1941 Mercury 09A 2 Door Convertible Coupe with it's reliable and virtually bullet-proof 239 L head V8 engine (a slightly larger version of Ford's 'V8/85' having the same stroke but larger bore with brake horsepower of 100 in '41) with a manual synchromesh 3 speed transmission!
Mercury quickly gained a reputation for performance appropriate to it's name (after the winged messenger God in Greek mythology) with well tuned models being quicker than the V8 Fords and capable of up to 100mph. Mercury bowed on a 116 inch wheelbase, four inches longer than the Ford's and sufficient to give its similar styling a more impressive and striking look. A dashboard with strip type instruments also like Ford's but with Mercury's innovative column mounted gearshift. Models expanded in '41, except for the sedan convertible which was dropped, and were restyled with a 2" longer wheelbase with higher fenders, a divider bar grille and fender top parking lights.
Recently acquired from a prominent collection, this particular car has been absolutely beautifully frame off restored with no expense spared and with extraordinary attention to detail and which is finished in a striking 'Cream' color with a striking 'Red' leather interior and a new convertible power soft top. The car looks absolutely beautiful and has been professionally restored throughout with the whole car in quite exceptional and virtually flawless condition throughout! The 'Black' Power Soft Top with Red Piping is also new as is all the restored chromework. The original spare wheel is in it's rightful storage place in the trunk. The Flathead 239 95HP V8 engine is extremely strong and powerful and this particular car drives magnificently - must be driven to be believed - drives straight as an arrow with no strange road wobbles, shakes or rattles - a truly remarkable daily driver that will give any modern day car a run for it's money!
This is a rare opportunity to own a fabulous and peerless and most likely incomparable example of this 1941 Mercury 2 Door Convertible Coupe in simply superb condition throughout! This is one very rare and highly desirable and collectible unabused example of one of America's Pre-War classics and these high quality luxury cars were built to be able to complete long distances both quickly and in the utmost of luxury for it's day! We doubt that few finer examples exist anywhere.
This is one very desirable car for any classic American car collector or obviously any Pre-War classic car enthusiast to add to his collection and a sure-fire investment that's sure to appreciate over the years for any classic American car collector!
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