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1968 Mercury Cougar

Sale price: $38,500.00 make an offer

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Mercury
Model: Cougar
Year: 1968
Type: Coupe
Color: Dark Green Metalic
Mileage: 43,010
Engine: 390 Big Block V8 w/4 Barrel Carb
Transmission: C-6 Automatic
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Safety Features: Safety Belts w/Shoulder Harness
Trim: XR-7 390 Big Block Factory Sunroof
Interior Color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1968 Mercury Cougar for sale

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Very Rare

1968 Mercury Cougar XR-7 VIN# 8F93X561286

1 of 265 built with Factory Sunroof and 390 Big Block (Blueprinted)

Beautiful dark metalic green with black vinyl roof

1.      C-6 Automatic Transmission

2.      Traction Lock Differential (3:50:1 Ratio – Very Fast!)

3.      Tilt away steering wheel

4.      Complete insulation

5.      Porsche power seats in  Connolly Leather (Originals are available)

6.      Power steering w/close ratio rebuilt steering gear

7.      Power disc brakes

8.      Air conditioning

9.       Alarm System

10.    AM FM Radio with tape deck and M-3 cable; 6 Disc CD Player

11.    Factory mag wheels

12.    Additional options installed by owner:

o    Front valance with factory driving lights

o    Rear valance with “pipe in pipe” exhaust tips and cutout trim rings

o    Koni Shocks

o    HD Suspension

Chrome cowl brace; valve covers. air cleaner cover & hoses 

14.    Third (3rd) Owner for past 25 years

o    California Cougar/extensive restoration

o    Almost all records available + spare parts

o    Older paint laid up after stripping to bare metal

o    Extensive work done by current owner

A professional Cougar restorer cited in a letter to the owner “---Due to the rarity of this car and the options listed. plus the listing below this car is probably worth between $38. 00 and $45. 00.   As an example of those items and estimated prices not included in the published list are: the factory sunroof: $2. 00; the tilt steering wheel: $2. 00; plus the front and rear valances: $500; elevating the value of the car by an additional: $4. 00. to between $42. 00 and $49. 00--” “This information was derived from two sources; “Cougar by the Numbers”. and the “Marti Report” for this VIN number”

This is an exciting "driver" for your drive during the 50th Anniversary year for THE CAT.   To be show ready will require hood and deck refinishing plus some touch-up & miscellaneous work as photographs depict (hood. deck lid) + Sunroof vinyl.  2010 Vintage Car professional appraisal available.  

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