1975 MERCURY COUGAR XR7 -- MORE PLUSH THAN THE THUNDERBIRD
Now here's a keeper. This factory-new conditioned Cougar XR7 finished in Bronze Gold Diamond Fire paint is the only Cougar model produced this year and only in hardtop form. The XR7 was meant to be an upgrade from the personal luxury car Thunderbird and it was. The XR7 was powered by a by a V8, 351 cid / 148 - 150 hp. engine. Though the T-Bird had a V8, 460 cid / 194 hp., by far a larger engine, the Cougar offered a plush interior. Most likely this trend was to keep the loyal Cougar fans on board. I supposed it worked, for Cougars outsold T-Bird by ten thousand units this year with a total of 62,987. The XR7 had a suggested retail price of $5,218. I think this XR7 example is clean and like new and noticed all of the enrichment of it's looks both outside and inside. I always admired those vinyl landau roofs and opera windows. It's truly a beautiful Merc. Thanks very much for viewing this 1975 Cougar XR7.
1974 Cougar: a Lincoln Mercury video
A Lincoln Mercury video for salespersons
(SOLD) 1970 Mercury Cougar 428 CJ Eliminator
Car has been sold! See on eBay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/171484024801?forcerRptr=true&item=171484024801&view item= This Competition Green, 428 Cobra Jet, Ram-Air, rust-free beauty is offered for sale on eBay with no reserve, and a starting price of $1. In this video, Don gives a comprehensive and honest overview of the entire car, inside and out. And of course there's a little bit of fun driving footage in there as well... Auction ends Oct. 12, 2014 at 11pm Pacific time. View & bid on eBay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/171484024801?forcerRptr=true&item=171484024801&view item=
Mercury Cougar - American Muscle Car
An excellent TV show featuring the classic Mercury Cougar. They cover all the classic years, and talk about all the different engines and option packages you could get. Only a couple minor mistakes (they say the that XR-7 package included a 4-speed stick, then show an automatic shifter in one... derrr) but overall a very nice overview of these cars.