1968 Cougar XR7. Garaged since new. Excellent condition with
79,500 original miles. Recent overall maintainence with needed
parts done at Ford dealership. 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 recent emissions test (approximately 10 years ago). 302 CID
V-8, auto transmission, runs. New heater October '07.
Interior: Excellent condition with front bucket seats and console shifter. Power stering, no A/C or power windows.
Engine: 302 CID V-8 with auto transmission.
Color: Drk. Green
Condition: Body and interior in excellent condition. Some rust in rear wheel wells repaired in the past. Runs great!
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.