Beautiful 1949 Mercury Woody Wagon that sounds GREAT! Powerful Flathead V-8 with Fenton headers and 3 speed manual transmission with overdrive. Luggage rack and sun visor. Interior is flawless. Upgraded 12 volt system with alternator. Recent complete service to ensure all systems are operating correctly, brake service, new tires and much, much more… 1949 marked the introduction of the first postwar Mercury automobiles - equipped with the new flathead V8 that produced slightly more power than the newly designed 1949 Ford. The styling adopted the "pontoon" appearance, and was successful in differentiating Mercury and lead to sales success. Sales figures for Mercury broke records in 1949.