428 Cobra Jet Ram Air Convertible Cougar

Price: US $84,900.00 Item location: Idabel, Oklahoma, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercury
  • Model: Cougar
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: XR7
  • Year: 1969
  • Mileage: 58600
  • VIN: 9F94R551xxx
  • Color: Blue
  • Engine size: 428CJ
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: White
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1969 Mercury Cougar XR7

I bought this car in 92 from the third owner, The first owner had it for about 20 years. The second owner had it featured in magazines around 90/91. The car has never been wrecked or rusty. Among the pictures is the only spot of rust I've found in 27 years. I've included pics of many spot welds which show how solid the car is. I believe it retains its original drivetrain and sheet metal. No replacement panels or patch panels. The car was sent to Kevin Marti in 89 for cosmetics. At that time it was repainted. Although it looks good from a few feet away the paint is showing its age. There are a few spots of thin paint from polishing and other age related issues. In spite of that it is very presentable and gets attention where ever I take it. It starts and runs reliably and everything works including the AC. It's perfect for Spring cruising with the top down and original FM radio blasting. It pulls strong and under full throttle shifts into 3rd at about 90 mph. It's well optioned with the following: AM/FM Stereo, AC, PW, PB, PS, Leather, Traction Loc,Tinted Windows, Ram Air, Undercoating (light) etc.

I believe that knowing the history of a vintage collector caris very important and this car has an unbroken chain of ownership. It is heavily documented beyond the Marti report too. Some of the docs are; Original buck tag,plastic warranty card, copy of original title, 2 build sheets, Eminger, dealership sales invoice and more including decades of service receipts from owners 1 and 2. A letter from Kevin Marti in the late 80s concerning this car's rarity. There are customer copies of cashiers checks made out to Kevin Marti and others during the restoration.

This is one of the rarest cars of the period being one of 127 and one of 96 automatics. I believe there were 5 in this color combination which I think is one of the most desirable.

This is a really good car and is available for inspection. It is located in OK about 3 hours from DFW airport. Many more pics are available. For more information call me at9seven2 3four5 96zero4.