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2016 Hot August Nights Collector Car Auction

August 4th, 5th, 6th, 2016

1958 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser 2 Door Coupe

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LOT #: 611
STATUS: To be Auctioned
YEAR: 1958
MAKE: Mercury
MODEL: Turnpike Cruiser
STYLE: 2 Door Coupe
TRANS: Automatic - 3 Speed
COLOR: White And Blue Metallic

Full Description

Beautifully restored 1958 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser with the ultra rare dealer installed Super Marauder J-code 430cubic inch 400hp V8 engine.
This power plant with Tri-Power was the highest horsepower engine available in any American car in 1958 (approximately only 100 of these motors were produced).
Developed by Bill Stroppe to assist Mercury in shedding its stodgy public image & enabling the company to contend in the NASCAR racing series for its second season.
3-Speed Merc-O-Matic push button transmission.
Complete Frame-Off Restoration with Impeccable Attention to Detail.
Options include; Factory Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Locks, Power Memory Seat, Power Antenna, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Push-Button Trans, Power Rear Window, Factory Skirts, Continental Kit with Extended Rear Bumper and Mounted Spare.
With its fabulous 3-tone paint, lots of chrome, Jukebox interior, wide white tires, 'Breezeway' retractable rear window, "twin jet" air intakes at upper corners of car'

Auction Details

DATE: August 4th, 5th, 6th, 2016
Reno Sparks Convention Center
4590 South Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada

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