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1967 Mercury Cougar XR-7 GT

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390 GT big block cat

There’s not much more than a shell left of this Cougar, but it could still make a good project car. Not only is it a factory big block GT, but it’s also an XR-7. 1967 was the first year for the Mercury Cougar, which was the luxury cousin to the wildly popular Ford Mustang. The XR-7 was an interior and appearance package including leather bucket seats, full instrumentation, wood grain dash, deluxe interior w/ consoles and XR-7 badges on the B pillars. Only about 2,700 Cougars were made in 1967 with both the GT and XR-7 packages. Read the rest of this entry »