This next car comes as a tip from SecondMouse who writes: Some of us are suckers for a nice old flathead. This one is surrounded by a 1941 Mercury Eight in 2 door trim sans bumpers. Complete with manual transmission, this is a great little piece of pre-WW2 automobile history in nice condition. Drive something no one else will show up in. Find this 1941 Mercury Eight for sale in Arlington TX for $16,500 via craigslist.
The Packard Motor Car company of Detroit started rolling out cars way back in 1899, but it didn’t go belly up until 1958 when the last badge engineered Studebaker rolled off an assembly line with a Packard badge…not a bad run for the average car company…quick, somebody tell Elon his little startup needs to last […]
The second generation Mercury Eight was first introduced in 1941 with bodyshell shared with the ’41 Ford and flathead V8 power. The design was frozen during the war and emerged back in 1946 with a revised grille, but the same reputation for being fast and fun. Find this 1946 Mercury Eight Sedan offered for $6,500 […]
The Packards of the early 1930’s were meant for those who managed not to lose all of their money in the stock market. Rather than dumb down and decontent its offerings to the adapt to the declining wealth of the general public, Packard kept offering outrageous luxury even when eating hard tack and burning cow […]