1968 Cougar XR-7 390 Big Block w/Factory Sunroof 1 of only 265 ever built

1968 Mercury Cougar XR-7 390 Big Block Factory Sunroof

Make: Mercury
Model: Cougar
Type: Coupe
Trim: XR-7 390 Big Block Factory Sunroof
Year: 1968
Mileage: 43,010
VIN: 8F93X561286
Color: Dark Green Metalic
Engine: 390 Big Block V8 w/4 Barrel Carb
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: C-6 Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Tan
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Safety: Safety Belts w/Shoulder Harness
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Grand Lake, Colorado, United States
Extras
Porsche High Back Bucket power seats, Original seats available, Air Conditioning, Power Seats
Conley Leather, Cassette Player, CD Player, Leather Seats, Sunroof
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Description for Mercury Cougar 1968

Very Rare

1968 Mercury Cougar XR-7 VIN# 8F93X561286

1 of 265 built with Factory Sunroof and 390 Big Block(Blueprinted)

Chrome Valve Covers, hoses, cowl brace, Air Cleaner cover;black vinyl roof

1. C-6 Automatic Transmission

2. Traction Lock Differential (3:50:1 Ratio –Very Fast!)

3. Tilt away steering wheel

4. Connelly Leather interior

5. Complete insulation

6. Porsche power seats (Originals are available)

7. Power steering w/close ratio rebuilt steering gear

8. Power disc brakes

9. Air conditioning

10. Alarm System

11. AM FM Radio with tape deck and M-3 cable; 6 Disc CD Player

12. Factory mag wheels

13. Additional options installed by the previous owner:

o Front valance with factory driving lights

o Rear valance with “pipe in pipe” exhaust tips and cutout trim rings

o Koni Shock absorbers

o HD Suspension

14. Third (3rd) Owner for past 25 years

o California Cougar/extensive restoration

o Almost all records available + spare parts

o Older paint laid up after stripping to bare metal

o Extensive work done by current owner

A professionalCougar restorer cited in a letter to the owner “---Due to the rarity of this car and the options listed, plus the listing belowthis car is probably worth between $38,000 and $45,000. As an example of those items and estimated prices not included in the published list are: the factory sunroof: $2,000; the tilt steering wheel: $2,000; plus the front and rear valances: $500; elevating the value of the car by an additional: $4,500, to between $42,500 and $49,500--” “This information was derived from two sources; “Cougar by the Numbers”, and the “Marti Report” for this VIN number”

This is anexciting "driver"as you can drive it - into the50th Anniversary year for THE CAT. To be show ready will require hood and deck refinishing plus some touch-up & miscellaneous work asphotographs depict (hood, deck lid) + Sunroof vinyl