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'49 Drag Merc
Debut Series 2010 New Models
Produced 2010-Present
Designer Phil Riehlman
Number R0950
'49DragMercSketch.png



Description

The '49 Drag Merc is a drag racing version of a 1949 Mercury Eight. It is the second 1949 Mercury done by Hot Wheels, along with the highly customized and modified Purple Passion.

In posters, this casting was titled "'49-'50 Mercury Pro Mod".

Versions

The '49 Drag Merc has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
030/240 2010 2010 New Models
30/44
Metalflake Purple "Forty-Niner", flames, VETUSKEY, RRC, GVAUGHN, JONES, MCCLONE Dark Gray
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Plastic
Clear Chrome 5SP R0950 Malaysia Base Code(s): C24, C25 2010-030a.jpg
035/214 2010 2010 HW Premiere
35/52
Metalflake Purple "Forty-Niner", flames, VETUSKEY, RRC, GVAUGHN, JONES, MCCLONE Dark Gray
/
Plastic
Clear Chrome 5SP R0950 Malaysia International card
Base Code(s): C24, C25
2010-030a.jpg
030/240 2010 2010 New Models
30/44
Metalflake Dark Red "Forty-Niner", flames, VETUSKEY, RRC, GVAUGHN, JONES, MCCLONE Gray
/
Plastic
Red tint Gold Chrome Gold Chrome 5SP R0950 Malaysia Base Code(s): C30, C45 49 drag merc red 2010.jpg
035/214 2010 2010 HW Premiere
35/52
Metalflake Dark Red "Forty-Niner", flames, VETUSKEY, RRC, GVAUGHN, JONES, MCCLONE Gray
/
Plastic
Red tint Gold Chrome Gold Chrome 5SP R0950 Malaysia International card
Base Code(s): C30, C45
49 drag merc red 2010.jpg
122/244 2011 HW Drag Racers
2/10
Metallic Orange Orange & Yellow flames outlined in Purple, "Phil's Burner" Gray
/
Plastic
Yellow tint Chrome 5SP T9829 Malaysia Base Code(s): D09, D10 49DragMerc HWDrag orange.JPG
122/244 2011 HW Drag Racers
2/10
Blue Orange & Yellow flames, Blue outline, White background, "Phil's Burner" Gray
/
Plastic
Yellow tint Chrome 5SP V0007 Malaysia Wal-Mart Exclusives
Base code(s):
Hw 001 50.jpg
122/244 2011 HW Drag Racers
2/10
Black Orange & Yellow flames, Blue outline, White background, "Phil's Burner" Gray
/
Plastic
Red tint Chrome 5SP V5209 Malaysia Kmart Excl: Nov, 11, 2011
Base code(s):
V5209-dragmerc.jpg
142/247 2012 HW Performance
2/10
Yellow Black deco, "JEGS.com" Gray
/
Plastic
Smoke tint Chrome 5SP V5446 Malaysia Base Code(s): E09 2012-49DragMerc-Yellow.jpg
142/247 2012 HW Performance
2/10
Flat Black Yellow tampos, "JEGS.com" Gray
/
Plastic
Yellow tint Chrome 5SP W4442 Malaysia Walmart Exclusive Color
Base code(s):
140223 0001.jpg
2012 Boulevard: Legends Matte White & Gold roof Gold stripes on sides & hood, White stripes on roof Unpainted
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Metal
Tinted (Red) Chrome White Line RRS W4623 Malaysia Has a foldable anti-wheelie bar
Base code(s): E20
Drag Merc (boulevard).jpg
193/250 2013 HW Showroom: HW Garage Metalflake Yellow Black & Red stripes, "Goodman Motor Oil" Dark Gray
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Plastic
Smoke Tint Chrome 5SP X1858 Malaysia Base Code(s): E37 2013 '49 Drag Merc.jpg
193/250 2013 HW Showroom: HW Garage Primer Gray Blue & Orange stripes, "Goodman Motor Oil" Dark Gray
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Plastic
Blue Tint Chrome 5SP X2035 Malaysia Kmart Excl: Feb 16, 2013
Base code(s):
Hot-wheels-49-drag-merc-2013-grey-front.jpg
2014 HW Road Trippin'
5/32
Metalflake Silver Black & light green stripes on sides & across top, 'Area 51 Tour Guide' on sides. Black
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Plastic
Green tint Chrome Chrome green 5SP BDK68 Malaysia Base Code: F44 HW-Road Trippin’-2104-05-’49 Drag Merc.jpg

2010 card

From the back of the 2010 card:

Born: 1949-50
Birthplace: Dearborn, Michigan, USA
Designer: Ford Motor Company
Specialty: With zoomy pipes, wheelie bar and big block V8 drag racing engine, this custom sled is one sweet modified ride.

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