Mercury 1953

Custom
Monterey
Bahamian – prototype
Contemporary – prototype
Kentucky Colonel – prototype


Monterey Custom Coupé and Custom Four-Door Sedan

CUSTOM  
 2 Door Sedan  
 2 Door Sport Coupé Hardtop  
 4 Door Sedan  
MONTEREY

 2 Door Convertible  
 2 Door Hardtop Coupé  
 4 Door Sedan  
 4 Door Stn Wgn


Three factory custom variations of Mercury production models appeared at the 1953 Chicago show. The 'Bahamian was a Monterey two-door hardtop with a tan body and dark brown roof. Second custom, named 'Contemporary' was an all black convertible. It featured black leather with charcoal and white fabric interior. Third Mercury special was the 'Kentucky Colonel' four-door sedan, painted mint green. The cabin was upholstered in white linen and Milan straw vinyl with mint green welting.



Custom Sedan


Custom Sedan


Monterey Hardtop Coupé


Monterey Station Wagon


Monterey


Monterey Convertible

 


Prototypes


Bahamian