Friday, May 27, 2022

1969 Mercury Cougar XR-7 convertible - 90k

Factory R-code Cougar XR-7. 428 CI engine with Ram Air. C6 Cruise-O-Matic transmission. 3.00 Traction Lok axle. Power steering. Power brakes with front discs. Finished in Emerald Metallic with White leather interior. Factory air conditioning. Bucket seats and center console. Power windows. Power convertible top.
Through the 1969 model sales year, a total of 72,127 standard Cougar models were built, with another 27,942 being the better appointed XR-7. Of those XR-7s, only 4,024 were convertibles. Just 96 XR-7 convertibles came equipped with the R-code 428 Cobra Jet engine and C6 automatic transmission.

Often called the forgotten muscle car this example was estimated $100k to $125k.