Vehicle Description

EXTREMELY RARE 1968 Mercury Cougar XR7 GT-E. Completely rust free. This Cougar had a frame-up restoration in 2010, using NOS parts when needed. Original numbers-matching correct W code 427 4V and C-6 Select-Shift Merc-O-Matic transmission. Period correct Firestone wide oval tires look great along with flawless Augusta Green Paint, a black vinyl top, and black leather interior. In 1968, the only Ford product available with the 427 engine was the GT-E Mercury Cougar. Only 256 W Code 427 GT-E Cougars were made, making it in a unique and highly sought-after variant of the Cougar. Of these 256 W Code GT-E’s, considering other original options of this car, there were 43 painted Augusta Green, 4 were equipped with front seat headrests and ONLY ONE car with rear seat shoulder harnesses. This is that car! This GT-E will be available for inspection for truly interested parties by appointment only. This GT-E is documented with window sticker and Deluxe Marti Report. Email with serious questions about the best of show winning 1968 Mercury Cougar XR7 GT-E. Registered with the Cougar National Database and the Cougar GT-E Registry. 76,351 miles. No brokers or dealers.

 

Highlights:

  • 1 of the 256 Cougar GT-E’s produced with 427-4V engines and automatic transmissions
  • 1 of 43 in Augusta Green
  • 1 of 7 Black Leather Bucket Seats
  • 1 of 4 with Front Seat Headrests AND
  • 1 of 1 with rear shoulder harnesses
  • Black Leather Bucket Seats
  • Front Seat Headrests
  • Rear Shoulder Harnesses
  • Black Vinyl Roof
  • C-6 Select Shift Merc-0-Matic
  • FR70X14 Firestone Wide Oval Radial Tires
  • Performance handling package
  • White Sidewall Tires
  • Power Disc Brakes
  • Power Steering
  • AM radio with Antenna
  • Original Tinted Glass
  • Styled Steel Wheels

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1415664
  • Price:$159,900 (OBO)
  • Location:North Liberty, Indiana
  • Year:1968
  • Make:Mercury
  • Model:Cougar XR7
  • Exterior Color:Augusta Green
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:76351
  • VIN:8F93W537968
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • AM Radio:Yes
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive