All tagged Mercury

[Number Nine] — Isamu Kondo's 1949 Mercury Custom

On the last full day of our whirlwind tour of Japan, Luke and I were on a train… again, bound for Yokohama. We were meeting the builder of a custom ’49 Mercury at the Mooneyes shop. The ’49 Mercury is known as ‘Merc 9’. From the photos I had seen, it looked to be quite something.

Auto Film: Rob Ida Concepts 1940 Mercury

A teaser video from the documentary Motor House Media is producing about Rob Ida Concepts’ 1940 Mercury business coupe he built for Jack Kiely.

It is a true work of art with many hand crafted details and innovations. Starting with front wheels skirts that turn with the wheels, an amazing full body aluminum belly pan and headlights that with one touch flip up to gain access to those front skirts. A Shelby GT 500 4 cam Mod motor sits within the customized built body panels and trim, many of which where scratched built.