1968 Cougar XR7. Garaged since new. Very good body and interior condition with 80,000 original miles. Interior redone approximately 20 years ago to match original. Repainted at dealership approximately 20 years ago to match original dark green metallic color. Working seqential tail lights & foldup headlights. Tires in good condition. Passed emissions test (approximately 14 years ago). 302 CID V-8, auto transmission, runs. New heater October '07. Although engine has been started regularly, the vehicle has not been driven regularly in approximately 15 years and not at all in approximately 8 years. Currently not registered or licensed. VEHICLE WILL BE SOLD AS IS.
Interior: Very good condition with front bucket seats and console shifter. Power steering, no A/C or power windows.
Engine: 302 CID V-8 with auto transmission.
Color: Drk. Green
Condition: Body and interior in very good condition. Some rust in rear wheel well.
More than a few parts went into Mark’s beloved Mercury
Pick of the Day is a car driven less than 2,200 miles in 4 decades
Mercury Cougar was Ford Mustang’s higher-achieving but less-successful sibling.
This historic vehicle was purchased at a Barrett-Jackson Auction, where it was the Hagerty Fantasy Car Bid of the Day.
At first glance, this great-looking 1967 Mercury Cougar XR7 coupe seemed like the kind of low-mileage survivor that spent most of its life hanging out in the garage.
When is a classic Ford Mustang not a Mustang? When it is a Mercury Cougar. The Mercury Cougar was a more luxurious version of the Mustang and offered a nicer interior.
I am the second owner of this car purchased in 1976 from a retired Air Force colonel who had been stationed at Tinker Air Force Base in Midwest City, Oklahoma.
Prices may continue to soar at collector car auctions, but the June report of the Hagerty Market Rating sustained its largest decline in the past 14 months.