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Mercury : Cougar XR7 2-Door

Sale price: $78,000.00 make an offer

Car location: United States

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Year:
1969
Mileage:
66,000
Engine:
428 Cobra Jet
Transmission:
4/speed manual
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Mercury : Cougar XR7 2-Door for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car(2.05) based on 322 votes

This Super Rare Ford Prototype Factory Test Car. a 1969 Cougar XR7. 428 4-speed with 350 posi. With Only 32 units built out of 100. 85 Cougars with a 4/speeds coded made for the year 1969. Only 5 Cougars were made with this Rare paint / trim codes. This is the Only One 428CJ Cougar 1 of 1 built with the  Gorgeous gold metallic paint with white leather interior and green tinted glass. This car was ordered from the Home Office Reserve and built -Released--sold the same date as a Pilot Test car for Mercury. As you know. most prototype test cars get destroyed after testing. This one got away. After testing it went to the Ford Resale lot for employee purchasing. The Marti Report and the Original Ford invoice confirms this and shows it went to the Ford Pilot Plant manufacturing to the garage. This plain Jane XR7 had no vinyl top or markings (a sleeper) with the 428 CJ 4-speed. This gold / white 428 CJ Cougar made with the options of 428 4-speed with 350 posi. ps. pb. rare power ventilation (1 of 850). am/fm stereo radio. console. and disk brakes. A two year Very Detailed restoration to follow to original Ford specifications. Special thanks to Bob Perkins of Wisconsin for the information and consulting in the restoration process for this like new condition Auto. The Fresh two year restoration. With only test miles. The rotisserie restored vehicle was completely disassembled. Components being completely restored or rebuilt or replaced. stripped of all paint and sand blasted. and ground up restored. using Ford parts when possible. The Cougar was re-painted completely apart in original gold metallic paint with clear coat and sanded and buffed to a laser straight mirror finish ( expensive paint job). The drive train was completely rebuilt as well as other components and painted to all factory original specifications. All trim on the car is NOS - new - re-plated to better than original Ford. Approximately $6. 00 has been spent on trim. NOS Front and Rear Bumpers. and re-plating including $2. 00 just to re-plate the complete grille. The interior of the XR7 a complete custom original specification design all s) leather interior was made in white . s soft as a babys bottom. Absolutely stunning interior !! All new interior consists of replacing or refinishing . headliner. seats. carpet. trim. chrome metal or plastic re-plated. and new refinishing steering wheel and console with all new wood grain inserts. Excellent original gauges and dash pad completed the interior. The car has 95 % matching casting codes and date codes of the drive train throughout the car. Replaced windshield. tires. brakes. shocks. suspension. and aluminized exhaust system for the stagger shock setup. The only change to the vehicle was with 1970 Cougar side glass and added an electronic ignition. The 428 Cobra jet engine was rebuilt 30 Over bore . 10/10 crank with correct date casting codes block-heads w/ ss valves -aluminum PI intake-distributor-carburetor-water pump-exhaust manifold and bell housing. Trans is rebuilt. C9 code. big in and out shaft. with a 11. 5 center force clutch set up. Rear end Rebuilt - N case. date coded with new 350 gears-clutches. You can't find original car and Restore it to duplicate this car for the time and money spent and what it's being sold for. a very reasonable price. I have a number of cars that I'm trying to finish and can't keep them all. A very beautiful. detailed. execution restoration as you can see. Not many Cougar 428 cars were built and few remain. Only 504 428CJ Cougars were built in 69 and very few ( 32 ) in the code came with 4 - speeds. the rare N case posi units. Compared to the 69 Mustang. just a hair over 13. 00 were built with the 428CJ. This 69 XR7 Cougar Super RARE Test Car is one of the Holy Grails of Cougars and will only increase in value because of it's Rarity. This is a chance of a lifetime to own a Prototype Factory Ford Test Car . A truly Collectible Piece of Ford History which can never be Replaced or Rewritten in Time is Priceless. Only 1 lucky person with vision will own this Cat !! And win. A Truly Investment Grade Collectable Test Car !!! This is a steal at this price !! This is sold with title and bill of sale - Only a wire transfer to complete full payment.

This vehicle is being sold as is. where is with no warranty. expressed. written or implied unless there is a warranty in effect from the factory. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description. authenticity. genuineness. or defects herein. and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness. imperfection. defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgement solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this motorcycle at the buyer's request PRIOR to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any statements regardless of any oral statements about the part.

Please remember that your bid constitutes a legally binding contract to purchase this item. If you require an inspection. have it done prior to bidding. I strongly encourage all bidders to inspect the car personally or enlist the services of a professional inspector prior to placing a bid. After the sale. inspections are not recognized as a contingency to completing your obligation to your winning bid. If there are any questions regarding the above terms. please e-mail prior to bidding or call 815-354-1226 Thanks you

 

 

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