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For Sale: 1968 Mercury Cougar XR7 in Salt Lake City, Utah

$105,000 (OBO)
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Vehicle Description

1968 Mercury Cougar XR7 GT-E   Have you ever wanted to be a part of the elite club of GT-E owners? Here is your chance to own a GT-E that was "Restored to be Driven" This cool cat was ordered as a "Dealer Demonstrator" and shipped to Canada. It was loaded with options and had an original sales price over $6100.00!! It was born Augusta Green, but now sports a triple black trim scheme. Pertronix ignition makes it purr and 4 wheel disc brakes bring this fast cat to a screeching stop. More pictures will be posted soon.  

Engine                  W                427 Sideoiler  (390 bhp)

Body                     65B           Hardtop XR7

Exterior Paint       R                Augusta Green Poly

Interior Trim         6A               Black Leather Bucket Seats

DSO                    A70310       Canada, Pacific-Special order #0310

Transmission      U                  C6 Automatic

Axle                    H                  3.50:1 Traction-Lok

Date                   20C              March 20, 1968*

*Actually built March 15, 1968; factory gate-released April 01, 1968


Black vinyl top, Console, Power front disc brakes, Power steering, Tilt-away steering column, AM/8 track stereo radio, Tinted glass, Deluxe seat belts, Front seat headrests, Styled steel wheels.


Rear window defogger, Rear package panel stereo speakers


Marti Report, Dash Tag, Door Tag, Radiator core support tag, Transmission tag, Rear axle tag, GT-E registry, Engine Tag

Description and Condition

Body is excellent, with no known rust-has subtle chips from road use

Originally Augusta Green-repainted Black

Fender emblems were NOS when installed in 2006

Front springs are correct Detroit Eaton replacements

15"  '69-70 style steel wheels  Front tires: P215 60R 15  Rear tires; P235 60R 15

New rear leaf springs and shackles 2002. New lower front control arms 2003. Rebuilt idler arm and steering gear 2003. New brake lines, booster and master cylinder 2003.

Leather bucket seats reupholstered 2005, dash chrome refinished 2006, steering wheel refinished excellent but incorrect wood grain, Stereo system mounted in glove box, heater core replaced and heater box rebuilt 2006.

Correct C8AE-A block, C8OE-6090-N heads, C7AE-9425-F aluminum PI intake manifold, C8AF-9510-AD carburetor, seven blade fan, "X" code fuel pump, radiator, all pulleys and brackets.

428 CJ exhaust manifolds and H-pipe, 30 over arias pistons, 428 CJ crankshaft, Comp Cams 280H camshaft, Harlan Sharp roller rockers, ARP rod bolts, Stellings high volume oil pump, Canton Racing oil pickup, Cloyes Tru-Roller double timing chain, Edlebrock highflow aluminum water pump, "Running Cat" valve covers

Please feel free to reach out for more info and pictures. Again, Thanks for your consideration.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1218182
  • Price:$105,000 (OBO)
  • Location:Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Year:1968
  • Make:Mercury
  • Model:Cougar XR7
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:0
  • Trim Level:GTE
  • VIN:8F93W553582
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • Engine History:Rebuilt

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