1968 Cougar XR-7 G Hertz

1968 Mercury Cougar XR-7 G for sale in Essex, Maryland, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Essex, Maryland, United States
Make: Mercury
Model: Cougar
Type: Coupe
Trim: XR-7 G
Year: 1968
Mileage: 99,000
VIN: 8F93S544820
Color: cream
Engine size: Big Block w/4 Barrel
Number of cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: C-6 Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Red
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Mercury Cougar 1968

Let me start off with this is not my personal vehicle, My dad has passed away and we (family) are selling what was left in his collection. please bare with us as we don't have all the info you may need but we will try to get it posted or answered for you, IT IS BEST TO MAKE ARRANGMENTS TO JUST COME LOOK AT THIS CAR.The 1968 xr7 G Mercury cougar is not cheap! serious enquiries only....! Very Rare Hertz rent a racer, Cougar is beautiful. ... . Marty report, big block FE 4bbl S code automatic C-6 (We have been informed the engine may not be a 390 but it is a FE Big Block One guy said its a 4 bolt main engine a 427, 428 etc... We just don't know. We've all heard of the Shelby GT350-H before. In short, it was the Cobra-289-powered Ford Mustang, thoroughly massaged by Shelby and loaned to the public by Hertz. These "rent-a-racecars" were popular with SCCA racers, with some coming back with leftovers from roll cages and other tell-tale signs of abuse. But the forgotten sibling of the Shelby GT350-H is the Shelby Cougar XR7-G; something of a big brother to the small-displacement 289ci Ford. "The Hertz XR7-G came with the 325hp S-code 390ci GT engine, C6 automatic transmission, power front disc brakes, power steering, tilt steering, air conditioning, and an accessory gauge pack installed by Shelby. Another unique feature was the retractable sunroof installed by American Sunroof Company. The XR7-Gs were originally shipped with Rader wheels, manufactured by the Trans American Products Company. However, there were issues with the wheels cracking, leaking air, or failing catastrophically. Ford issued a recall, replacing the Rader with a set of styled chrome steel wheels as seen here." . We are getting emails and calls from all over the country from as far as Canada .... but still no one has come out to buy this rare car, car is listed in other sales flyers and club web sights as well. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO END AUCTION EARLY. We don't know much on cars so it is best to just plan to come look at her in person. //// cash talks buy now!!! CALL FOR FURTHER INFO 717-968-5362 ASK FOR Bruce. We make every effort to represent this vehicle as accurately as possible and to the best of knowledge at the time of listing. Content is based on inspection, We encourage buyers to make a thorough, independent inspection and investigation to verify the accuracy of any claims to originality, history, equipment or other information provided prior to the purchase. Vehicle is being sold with no warranty in "As Is/Where Is" condition. XR7-G Registry Note: Documented XR7-G Hertz examples carry an estimated high value of $100,000. Add: Ram Air, 15%; four-speed, 10%; sunroof, 10%; air conditioning, 5%; 280hp 390-cu.in. V-8, 25%; 320hp 390-cu.in. V-8, 15%; 335hp 428-cu.in. V-8, 35%. Rare ..... This is one of 188 cars made FROM FACTORY with the XR7-G PACKAGE (HERTZ CAR) This is one survivor of the 188 made. how many others are there??? I cant answer that. I would guess less then 188. NOTE: this was a Florida car / playing a big part of how this car is rust free and survived all these years, I am adding info as I get more and more about this car. with the Thanks to all the dedicated and knowledge Cougar fans out there. Thank you all!!!

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