Here’s a ‘49 Mercury Eight that was at the 2021 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Mercury Eight is a luxury car that was made between 1939 and 1951. This is from the third generation, which was made between 1949 and 1951. The engine is a 4.2 liter Flathead V8 that produces 110 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 17.1 seconds and has a top speed of 83 mph.