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1973 Mercury Cougar XR7

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Manufacturer: Mercury
Model: Cougar
Year: 1973
Type: Convertible
Color: Other
Mileage: 8,438
Engine: 351C Cobra Jet
Transmission: Automatic
Interior Color: White
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1973 Mercury Cougar XR7 for sale

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1973 Mercury Cougar
Stock #3710-ATL

1973 Mercury Cougar for Sale

Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE:   351C Cobra Jet BODY STYLE :   Convertible TRANSMISSION:  
Automatic
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   8438 INTERIOR COLOR :   Cream    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

Power Convertible Top. Seatbelts. Power Windows. Power Steering. Power Brakes. Front Disc Brakes. Vinyl Interior. Tilt Wheel. Heat. Air Conditioning. Defrost. AM/FM Radio

SELLER REMARKS

Both the Mustang and the Cougar grew in 1971. but the Cougar seems to wear the extra size better than its cousin. This 1973 Mercury Cougar XR7 convertible has a sporty look that works with a luxurious interior to create a unique kind of muscle car. and with a rare 351C Cobra Jet V8. it's more than just pretty.



Subtlety was lacking in the early '70s but this relatively muscular cat keeps its performance credentials on the down-low. The chiseled good looks of the Cougar reflect both the pony car and Lincoln DNA in its family. and depending on the angle. it's both sporty and elegant. The narrow front grille with "power dome" hood are certainly reminiscent of Lincolns of the same period. while the kicked-up quarter panels behind the doors are pure Mustang. making for a very attractive package. It was repainted not too long ago and has a great shine and good sheetmetal underneath. a perfect Sunday afternoon cruiser that doesn't need any special attention. A chrome trunk rack is an unusual accessory but we have to admit that we like how it looks. and a set of Magnum 500 wheels keeps it looking aggressive. Nobody will mistake it for anything else from behind. as the downturned taillights and massive chrome bumper are unique to this model. and it still carries factory Cougar badging.



If you've driven an early '70s Mustang. you'll feel right at home in the mostly original interior. The bucket seats are a little wider and a little softer. but the array of round gauges are pure pony car. The interior is showing some signs of age. but it's still serviceable and we're undecided on whether we'd preserve or restore the seats. The rest is pretty darned nice. including the carpets and door panels. so leave those alone. The gauges are still bright and crisp and the woodgrained applique still looks bright. For entertainment. it serves up the original AM/FM radio and the options list includes power windows. A/C (works. but needs a charge). and a tilt steering column. The top is power-actuated and stows with the touch of a button and is probably only a few years old.



Ford's 351 cubic inch Cleveland "Cobra Jet" V8 was torquey and very user-friendly in the Cougar. offering good performance without being fussy. Given the condition of the engine bay. we have every reason to believe this is the car's original powerplant and has probably never been out of the car. Ford Blue paint is nicely preserved and like the interior. it would probably be a mistake to start restoring things. Clean it up but don't go too far. Power steering and power front disc brakes were standard equipment on the heavier. more luxury-oriented Cougar. and it exhales through a proper dual exhaust system with both mufflers and resonators. so it never sounds too aggressive. An FMX 3-speed automatic transmission is unobtrusive in operation and it carries a heavy-duty 9-inch rear end with towering 2. 75 gears. making this a fantastic highway cruiser. The undercarriage is pretty original. but this car has spent most of its life in a warm climate so while it's a little grungy. you won't be worried about its structural strength while you're out cruising. Magnum 500 wheels can make even a school bus look sporty. so they're perfect for the Cougar and carry 205/70/14 BFGoodrich radials at all four corners.



A nice combination of performance and luxury. this Cougar ragtop suggests that you don't have to give up fun when you grow up. Call today!

1973 Mercury Cougar for Sale

 

1973 Mercury Cougar for Sale

Stock # 3710-ATL  
Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

TERMS OF SALE   Vehicle may be sold by Streetside Classic Cars prior to the end of the auction. Streetside Classic Cars reserves the right to end its auctions early or to cancel bids solely at its discretion and shall not be held liable for any such cancellation. The winning bidder is required to contact Streetside Classic Cars within 24 hours after the close of the auction to finalize the details of the transaction. A $500 Paypal deposit is required immediately upon selecting the Buy-It-Now option. The $500 Paypal deposit is non-refundable as ending an eBay auction and not buying the vehicle is very damaging to the seller. Any refunds will be at the sole discretion of Streetside Classic Cars and are not guaranteed. If winning bidder does not contact Streetside Classic Cars and submit deposit within 48 hours of auction close. vehicle may be made available to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer on a first come. first serve basis. For balance of payment we will accept bank wire transfer (preferred). cashier's check. or personal check (vehicle shipment will be delayed until check clears). Streetside Classic Cars has represented this vehicle to the best of its ability. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact us directly to provide additional information or answer any questions. Please be aware that all pre-owned vehicles. regardless of age. mileage. or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. Streetside Classic Cars encourages bidder to have a personal inspection completed prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. Third party inspections are to take place prior to a vehicles shipment or delivery. All vehicles are sold "AS IS" and with no warranties expressed or implied. Final or winning bid price does not include shipping. tax. title. or registration fees. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide for any state or local taxes and shipping expenses resulting from the sale. We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. Most of them can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody. Streetside Classic Cars bears no liability and shall be held harmless for any complications. expenses. or damages resulting from a failure to meet these terms as they have been set forth and established herein. An additional documentation fee of $199 will be added to the purchase price at the time of sale.

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WE WELCOME INTERNATIONAL BUYERS

As an international buyer. it is as easy to purchase a vehicle from us as it is for any domestic buyer.   Please call or email any one of our showrooms at:

Charlotte Showroom Phone:
001-704-598-2130

Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com

Atlanta Showroom Phone:
001-678-279-1609

Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com

Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom Phone:
001-817-764-8000

Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com

Tampa Showroom Phone:
001-813-501-1630

Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com

Nashville Showroom Phone:
001-615-930-0600

Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

Rest assured. you are dealing with one of the largest classic car dealerships in the United States with one of the largest (500+) vehicles on display. Our sales staff is very knowledgeable and can assist you in every aspect of the purchase.


International buyers welcome!
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If you decide to purchase from us. we require that you give us your complete name. address and phone numbers (home. office. mobile and fax) and a port of entry that handles containers. We do not ship vehicles open (RORO: Roll On Roll Off) due to risk of damage to vehicle and theft of parts.

All international purchases must be paid by bank wire transfer in US Dollar funds only.

Once we have received the funds. we will prepare the car for international shipment through one of our approved land and ocean carriers. We file all the necessary documents for export. deliver the car to a US port. secure it in containers and board an ocean carrier. We can land a vehicle to any port worldwide handling container traffic. We export cars regularly and are familiar with export requirements. You. or your agent. are responsible for Custom clearing the vehicle and registration in your own country.

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