Chassis: Funny Car
Body: 1967'er Ford Mercury Cougar
Engine: Dart Merlin Tall Deck Iron Chevy Big Block 572 cui (9,9 Liter)
Fuel: Bioethanol E85
Kraftübertragung: 3-Gang Powerglide
Gewicht: ca. 1220 kg
Leistung: ca. 1000 PS / 900 Nm mit E85 Bioethanol
ca. 1200 PS / 1000 Nm mit Rennbenzin (z.B. C14)
Endgeschwindigkeit: ca. 255 km/h nach 402 Metern
Kategorie: Super Competition (8.9 Sekunden Index)
Beste bisherige Zeit: 8.874 Sek. mit E85 Bioethanol
The Story Of Cougar 1: The First Mercury Cougar
A while back, we sat down with Jim Pinkerton, the owner of the very first
production Mercury Cougar (1967 model year), a.k.a. Cougar 1. We hit the
"record" button on our cameras and he let loose with an epic tale of how
the car was first sold in Canada, its subsequent life there, and how it
eventually got into his hands - an intriguing story! He also goes over some
of the unique features of the car, and some of the restoration techniques
used. It's a truly beautiful factory show car with more attention to detail
than the 'average' Cougar.
Special thanks to Jim Pinkerton for his time, and for providing most of the
images you see in this video from his own collection of Cougar memorabilia.
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