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1968 Mercury Cougar

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1968 Mercury Cougar Dan Gurney Special For Sale!

For your consideration is a beautiful ’68 Cougar. The car is sorted out and ready for show or go!

Interior – The beautiful black bucket seat interior is in great shape.  It appears to be all original and un-restored.  There are no rips or damages to the seats or door panels.  There are some signs of use but it looks great.   All of the gauges, lights and radio work.  Everything works inside of this car.

Exterior – The paint is only a few years old and it looks great!  The bumper chrome is not in perfect show quality but they are belied to be original. The vinyl roof is also only a few years old and in great shape!  Trim, glass and emblems are all in very nice condition. The flip up headlights work flawlessly and so do all of the exterior lights.

Mechanical – The 302 sounds amazing, runs amazing and is reliable with no overheating or concerns.  This car can be driven daily, sit in traffic or a parade with no concerns.  Front disk brakes!  The C4 shifts very crisp and firm as it should.  There are no noises beyond the sound the dual Flowmaster exhaust makes.  The 302 is stock with only the addition of a 4 barrel intake and carburetor.  Steering is tight, brakes and tires are great.  The heat blows hot and the air conditioning blows cold.

Overall the car runs, drives and operates as it should.  This car is in great mechanical and cosmetic condition.  Everything works, its reliable and fun.  Come check it out!

 

Door Data Plate Breakdown Vin 8491F560872:

  • 8 = 1968
  • F = Built at Dearborn
  • 91 = Cougar 2-Door hardtop
  • F = 302 V-8 Engine
  • 560872 = # 60,872
  • 65A = Cougar 2 Door Hardtop
  • I = Lime Frost
  • 2A = Black Laredo Vinyl Bucket Seats
  • 08D = 4/08/1968 Build Date
  • 41 = Chicago DSO
  • 5 = 3.00:1 Gearing
  • W = C4 Auto

Statistics:

  • 12,279 In Lime Frost color
  • 2,786 With Lime & Black Bucket Seat Interior
  • 37,871 302 Auto
  • 3,848 From 41 DSO
  • 11,899 Dan Gurney Speical’s

Features:

  • Black Vinyl Roof
  • Dan Gurney Special
  • Courtesy Light Group
  • E70X14 Wide Oval White Sidewall Tires
  • Power Steering
  • Am Radio
  • Decour Group
  • Remote Control Left Hand Mirror
Year: 1968
Make: Mercury
Body Style: Coupe
Exterior: Lime Green Frost
Interior: Black
Engine: V8
Transmission: Automatic
Drivetrain: RWD
VIN Number: 8F91F560872
Mileage: 83777

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