Real Deal: Meet an original — and rare — ’51 Merc

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The original 255.4-cid flathead V-8 was good for 112 hp in 1951, and this unit has brought 65,000 miles of smiles to its owners. This flathead is backed by the three-speed manual with optional overdrive; the Merc-O-Matic automatic was also available.

The original 255.4-cid flathead V-8 was good for 112 hp in 1951, and this unit has brought 65,000 miles of smiles to its owners. This flathead is backed by the three-speed manual with optional overdrive; the Merc-O-Matic automatic was also available.

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