1949

Ford Factory Assembly Line in 1949 – The Flat Spot @YouTube

After sticking with its well-received previous model through model year 1948, Ford completely redesigned its namesake car for 1949. Save for its drive train, this was an all-new car in every way, with a modern ladder frame now supporting a… Read More ›

Here’s What Happened To James Dean’s 1949 Mercury From Rebel Without A Cause – Arun Singh Pundir @HotCars

Here’s more about the ’49 Mercury from Rebel Without A Cause and where it is now… The Mercury Eight line was brought forth by Ford’s now-defunct Mercury division; however, the nameplate tasted sweet success between 1939 and 1951.  In 1955, the world… Read More ›

If you can find one, a 1949 Kurtis Sport Car may be the most collectible American car of its time – David Conwill @Hemmings

In 1918, the question asked about the returning doughboys was “How you gonna keep ’em happy down on the farm, after they’ve seen Paree?” A little over a quarter century later, you might have changed the French capital to “MGs,”… Read More ›

Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum unveils restored 1949 car at America’s Car Museum – @TacomaWeeklyNews

Authentic Ford Washington State Patrol car underwent a 5-year frame-off restoration To celebrate 2019 National Police Week, the Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum took the wraps off a restored, 1949 Ford Washington State Patrol (WSP) Car at America’s Car Museum (ACM)… Read More ›

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

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… Read More ›

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