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1967 MERCURY COUGAR "Dan Gurney" ORIGINAL SURVIVOR-Car of The Year-MARTI REPORT

Sale price: $16,900.00 make an offer

Seller's notes: "This Cougar is a Work of Art and NoN-Molested. Clock needs to be Converted to a Quartz Movement. The clock is not in working condition. Chrome Door handles are Original and have small amount of blistering. Tires could be replaced. The Original Vinyl on the Original Steering Wheel has separated in a few places on the Wheel but can be easily fitted back onto the Steering Wheel. AM Radio works but doesn't receive frequency. Drivers Side Headlight Door Housing opens but sometimes doesn't go all the way down, needs new vacuum. Virtually No Rust on this Original and Non-Molested Survivor."
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Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Mercury
Model: Cougar
Year: 1967
Type: Coupe
Color: Lime Frost Metallic, Ford #2041-A
Mileage: 126,723
Engine: 289 V8 225 4bl
Transmission: C-4 Select-Shift Merc-O-Matic
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: Landau Top
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1967 MERCURY COUGAR "Dan Gurney" ORIGINAL SURVIVOR-Car of The Year-MARTI REPORT for sale

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1967 MERCURY COUGAR
  • 1967 MERCURY COUGAR
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  • 1967 MERCURY COUGAR
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  • 1967 MERCURY COUGAR
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  • 1967 MERCURY COUGAR
  • 1967 MERCURY COUGAR
  • 1967 MERCURY COUGAR
  • 1967 MERCURY COUGAR

First Year of the Remarkable Cougar. "Motor Trends Magazine" Cloned the 1967 First Year Cougar>Car of The Year!

About The Dan Gurney Special: This was an option package available for the 1967 Standard (body style 91) and XR7 Cougars. It was also available in 1968 on Standard Cougars only. It was introduced in mid-model year 1967 to promote sales of more Cougars. It consisted of a dress-up package added to the car either from the factory. or the dealership. Lincoln-Mercury advertising said this: It's Motor Trend Magazine's "Car of the Year". with special extras inspired by racing champ Dan Gurney. Plus the unique set of persuasions that put Cougar in a league by itself to start with. Drive something special. Mercury Cougar Dan Gurney Special. Specially equipped with: Turbine wheel covers  F70 x 14 wide-oval nylon cord whitewall tires  Chromed engine dress-up kit:  Chrome air cleaner lid Chrome valve covers Chrome Oil Dipstick Chrome Radiator cap Dan Gurney signature decal Cougar 289 cu. in. V-8 Plus these fine Cougar Features: Concealed headlamps that open. cat-like. at night Sequential rear turn signals Foam-padded front buckets Simulated wood-grain steering wheel Choice of 16 colors Pleated vinyl upholstery Wall-to-wall carpeting Sound insulation package Ford Motor Company Lifeguard Design safety features.

Of the 166. 00 Cougars Made in 1967 only 15. 66 were Dan Gurney Specials: The Dan Gurney Special Option was only produced for the 1967 and 1968 model years. For only the First and Second Year Mercury Manufactured the Cougar Dan Gurney. the Racing Icon. signed this special promotion with Mercury.  This Garaged Beauty spent it's first 10. 5 years in California. 1967-1978. nbsp;and from 1978-2014 it's an Arizona Vehicle. We are the 3rd Owner of this Collectable. Some say that the 4Barel runs stronger than the 302 and the transmission shifts perfectly! Only 127k original miles on the 289 Small Block 225 4 bl Engine. The mileage matches the odometer. Clean and Clear AZ


The Original Integrity hasn't been Compromised or Molested. This is an ORIGINAL SURVIVOR: 
The Back Bench Seat and all of the Black Trim throughout the Interior of the Cougar is Original from Factory and is in. Rarely Found. Superior Condition! The Two Front Bucket Seats Needed to be redone. they've been Re-Foamed and Reupholstered done on Frame of each Bucket Seat. The "Seat Foam" was purchased form West Coat Cougars. in Oregon. and the "Seat Upholstery Kits were purchased from Johns Cougars. out of Michigan. The upholstery for each Seat is an actual "Made to Order Seat Kit" which match Correct for the Year and Model Cougar. These are not Seat Covers. Original Chrome Engine Features listed above: Chrome air cleaner lid. nbsp;Chrome valve covers. Chrome Oil Dipstick. Chrome Radiator cap. Dan Gurney signature decal and four Turbine Wheel Covers of the Dan Gurney Special. The paint is Frost Lime Metallic. almost identical to original Lime Frost Paint. Ford #2041. Original Refurbished Center Console with Roll Up Door. Original. New Correct Dash with New Rebuilt Correct Football Speaker for Radio-New Correct Black Landau Top and Rebuilt Original Sequential Turn Indicators. The Cougar has intact it's Original Select Shift Merc-O-Matic Transmission. NO Aftermarket Parts. Nos or Lifters Kits has ever been added to this Cougar! 

Feast your eyes on the Deluxe Marti Report: The Marti Report is like a Birth Certificate. The Report Validates the Authenticity of the vehicle and that the Cougar is an Dan Gurney Special. Also providing the Original Official Production Order information and the Specifications for this Unique Cougar.  According to the Corporate offices of Marti Report "No Cougars further documentation. beside the Marti Report. can be obtained for Cougars older than 1969" We also have a copy of the second owners Arizona Title from 1978.

We've provide our prospective Buyer's with a Visual of the Cougars Chasse and it's in Exceptional Condition. The 10th picture shows a dark discoloration on the exterior floor panel on the passenger side of the car. This discoloration is not from leaks from the Cougar. it's original accumulation of original dirt and oil from being driven for 47 years on City Streets. Our Cougar is in Exceptional Original Condition.

NADA quotes an average for this car is at $18. 50. nd Hagerty quotes an average value at $15. 28. These Valuations from both the NADA and the Hagerty don't take into consideration values for Cougars which are "Dan Gurney Specials". they are RARE and in this condition even more RARE! This Cougar in Pristine Original Condition is Conservatively worth upwards of $31. 00. Recent at the January Barrett Jackson Auction. a 1970 sold for $80. 00k!

If you choose to make this Dan Gurney Cougar into a Pristine "Show Car". or a "Resto-Mod". nbsp;this would be a matter of personal choice. In any case. the annual collectable values for Cougars continue an upwards increase.

My wife and I dabble with buying and restoring Vintage cars for over 15 years and we sell a few of these Collectable's Annually. This is a hobby for us. Please keep in mind that all the work we decide to do for our Vehicle's is always completed by our team of Licensed and Commercial. Upholsters-Mechanics-Painters.  We're Jewelers by Trade. This is not a Project Car. Feel free to call us with any question's. 480-217-0885. Thank you. JJ and Bambi Johnson

With so many Mustangs and Camaros on the road. it's nice to cruise in something a little unique!




 






















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