428 Cobra Jet: 1969 Mercury Cougar Eliminator

While Mercury marketed the First Generation Cougar as an upmarket alternative to the iconic Ford Mustang, ticking the right boxes on the Order Form brought enough power to satisfy most enthusiasts. That is the case with this 1969 Cougar… more»

Competition Blue: 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator 351

We appreciate Gunter Kramer sending us this tip. It is a 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator equipped with a 351 cubic inch V8 engine and 4-speed transmission. The Cougar is located in Grand Junction, Colorado. The seller states that he… more»

Original Boss 302: 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator

Compared to its cousin, the Mustang Boss 302, the Cougar Eliminator Boss 302 is a vehicle that has managed to fly under the radar. This is easy to understand because the production numbers were extremely low. That also means… more»

Jet Boat: 1978 Eliminator Sprint

Jet boat racing is one of those sports I know very little about, but find absolutely intriguing. The premise of ripping through narrow channels in a tiny boat with a huge motor hung off the back just seems like… more»

Limited Number Eliminator! 1970 Mercury Cougar

Cars from the muscle car era came with an entire panoply of names. Some were understated like anything that contained “GT” and some were thought-provoking such as GTO and, 442 – what do those really mean? SS396 was pretty… more»

Completed Project: 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator

The owner of this 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator is the sort of person who loves to collect and restore classic cars. He purchased this car off its original owner back in 2012, and after a 7-year refurbishment, the time… more»

Where’s The Boss: 1970 Mercury Eliminator

When you hear “BOSS 302” you probably picture a Mustang, but Mercury also dropped the race bred engine into their Eliminator. The Cougar offered more luxury than the Mustang and they can be found for slightly less outlay today…. more»

Second Chance: 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator

If you were interested in that Cougar Eliminator we featured the other day, but weren’t quick enough, here’s your second chance! This particular Eliminator was originally fitted with the 428 Cobra Jet and although it needs some work, appears… more»

1970 Cougar Boss 302: The Eliminator

Reader Michael B tipped me off to an incredible find, with a bit of a sad story. The Cougar was Mercury’s take on the Pony car, as a matter of fact it was based on the Mustang. It was… more»

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