All-Electric, Tesla-Powered 1949 Mercury Sleeper by Icon – Jacob Davis @automobilemag.com and @Rich Rebuilds on YouTube

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There is something for everyone at SEMA each year, whether you like meticulously crafted show cars or lifted trucks on stretched tires. The wide variety of vehicles can make it hard to stand out from the crowd, but Icon has done just that with their 1949 Mercury build despite its unassuming exterior.

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Read the rest of Jacob’s article here

The Tesla powered Mercury has also been featured on well known Tesla rebuilder YouTube channel  Rich Rebuilds.

This truly is a work of engineering art and perhaps a way to go for modding classic cars?

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Even the interior is period with the retention of the switch gears appearance but still integrating the EV display into the dashboard

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