cougar xr7

390 V8 Power! 1969 Mercury Cougar XR7

The Cougar arrived in 1967 as Mercury’s contribution to the “pony car” movement. It gave Ford two entries in the market space that was beginning to populate with competitors. The car would get a facelift in 1969, including the… more»

69k Original Miles: 1968 Mercury Cougar XR7

By 1968, the pony car war was in full swing. Most American manufacturers wanted a slice of the pie. Against a background of initial misgivings from Ford management, Mercury joined the party in 1967 with its Cougar range. The… more»

Supercharged Six: 1990 Mercury Cougar XR7

When Mercury introduced its Seventh Generation Cougar in 1989, buyers weren’t aware of its significance. It represented the final rear-drive variant, with the Eighth (and last) Generation migrating to a front-wheel-drive configuration. Those seeking extra performance could order their… more»

428 Cobra Jet Ram Air: 1970 Mercury Cougar XR7 Convertible

When a classic is as desirable and potentially valuable as this 1970 Mercury Cougar XR7 Convertible, the seller should provide as much information as possible to entice buyers to look closer. That hasn’t been the case with this listing,… more»

1-Of-1 Optioned: 1969 Mercury Cougar XR7 GT

The Mercury Cougar was one of those happy accidents that appear every so often. The company was desperate to produce an upmarket version of the Mustang, but there were serious misgivings in the corridors of power within Ford that… more»

44k Original Miles: 1968 Mercury Cougar XR7 Survivor

Deciding to part with a classic car can be a difficult choice to make. However, when that car is 52-years-old and has been part of the family since new, that ramps it up a notch. That is also the… more»

Manual and Turbocharged… Mercury? 1986 Mercury Cougar XR-7

When most folks think about the now-defunct Mercury division of the Ford Motor Company, they don’t usually think about sporty vehicles or manually rowing through the gears. However, with the popular FoMoCo Fox platform underpinning it, this 1986 Mercury… more»

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