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1955 Mercury Monterey

292 CID V8 Mer-O=Matic 3 Spd Automatic

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Stock #1599-LOU
Price: $24,995
Year Make Model: 1955 Mercury Monterey
Engine: 292 CID V8
Transmission: Mer-O=Matic 3 Spd Automatic
Mileage: 6,360 ( undocumented )
Body Style: Sedan
Exterior Color: Teal/White
Interior Color: Teal/White

  • AM Radio
  • Hub Caps
  • Power Brakes
  • Power Steering
  • Radial Tires
  • Vinyl Interior
  • White Walls
  • Numbers are Matching

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Gateway Classic Cars of Louisville is proud to present this beautiful 1955 Mercury Monterey. The Monterey was introduced in 1950 as part of the Mercury Eight series. The car was designed to compete head to head with GM's hardtop coupes which had taken the automotive world by storm. The pillarless design, known simply as a hardtop, gave the appearance of a convertible with the all the advantages of a fixed roof. This gorgeous ‘55 is a classic example of what the 50's were all about. The Teal Body and White Hard Top gives the classic 50’s paint scheme and the chrome trim absolutely screams Americana. Add to this the wide white wall tires with the two rears being concealed by a set of fender skirts finishing off the period correct exterior. Pop the hood and you will find a very detailed engine compartment with a 292 V8. With the breather and valve covers are painted the factory color. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, the mechanical side of this Mercury Monterey in great condition. With A simple turn of the key the V8 comes to life and settles down to a smooth idle in no time. Backed up by the classic Cruise-O-Matic transmission driving this beauty is pure pleasure and shifts through all 3 gears without a hitch. In drive the car will actually start out in 2nd gear. If low gear is needed, stop, put the shift selector in L, and then resume driving. Low gear should only be used at low speeds. Since the restoration, there is a little over 6000 miles on this beauty. Open the door and the front bench seat is very inviting with the vinyl matching the exterior as well. The huge steering wheel looks great and is sure to remind you of when and where this car came from. Options on this 1955 Mercury Monterey include; heat, am radio, power brakes, power steering, vinyl interior, Wide White Wall Radial Tires and Hub Caps. This 1955 Mercury Monterey is for sale in our Louisville Showroom and can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and an HD Video at www.gatewayclassiccars.com. For additional information please call our knowledgeable staff at (812)294-1555 or email us at Louisville@GatewayClassicCars.com. If you would like to see it in person, come to our Louisville Showroom located at 13576 Blue Lick Rd., Memphis, IN 47143.

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Engine: 350 CID V8
Transmission: 700R4
Mileage: 4,476 ( since rebuilt )

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Engine: 390 F.E.
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Mileage: 0 ( undocumented )

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