If you need an infusion of bad-ass, buy this car.

A contemporary vision of the classic “lead sled”, this 1950 Mercury Sedan has been chopped, channeled and sectioned, and features shaved door and trunk handles, frenched head, signal and tail lights, recessed antenna mount and full fender skirts.

Power comes from a completely rebuilt Chevrolet 383 CI stroker V-8 based on a 4-bolt main block and equipped with Dart heads, finned aluminum valve covers, Holley aluminum intake with throttle body fuel injection and a vintage Cadillac air cleaner.

The car hits the block at Mecum Auctions on April 5, 2013 and will sell at approximately 6:35 PM. Check out live coverage on The Velocity Network.

[Via Mecum]

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