1967 Mercury Cougar GT S-code 390-4V C6 Auto Former Lincoln-Mercury Show Car

1967 Mercury Cougar

Technical specifications of Mercury Cougar 1967

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Item location: Woodstock, Georgia, United States
Make: Mercury
Model: Cougar
Trim: GT
Year: 1967
Mileage: 100,000
Drive type: Rear Wheel Drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

You are looking at a very RARE 1967 Mercury Cougar GT S-code 390-4V car that when new was a 1967 NEW Car Show Unit for Ford’s Lincoln-Mercury Division. Lincoln-Mercury batch built a special group of cars for a Lincoln-Mercury NEW Car Introduction show in Monterey. California at Pebble Beach in the fall of 1966. This car was one of a handful of Cougar Show Units all ordered the with same colors and options for this show to be built in Dearborn under an 84 Home Office Reserve DSO and shipped to California for Show Duty. As with most show cars once their 'SHOW' duties were over they were shipped to local Lincoln-Mercury dealers to be sold as demo's or used cars! This car was sold in California after the show and remained there for the next 45 years until I found it and brought back here to the East Coast. This is a super solid Black Plate California car that is a ROLLING PROJECT car without Engine or Transmission that has had it's restoration started. but needs someone else to finish it. It has been apart and stored indoors for nearly 30 years. During that time some parts were lost or stolen and replacements sourced. There are also some duplicates; but I am sure as the car goes back together some more pieces will need to be acquired. You would probably replace a lot of the missing pieces in the restoration process anyway. Bottom line is that this is a rock solid. well optioned California car. in a great color combination; that combined with the fact that of its former show car status makes this car a most worthy candidate to have its restoration completed. If you have a BIG BLOCK Cougar that is RUSTY and you are not looking forward to doing all the typical repair that most Northern and Rust Belt cars require. here is a PERFECT opportunity to get into a ROCK SOLID California car for LESS than the cost of repairing a RUSTY CAR!!ORIf you have a Built Big Block FE Drivetrain that you have been looking for the RIGHT BIG BLOCK BODY to put it in. then this ROCK SOLID California S-code 390 Cougar GT is the solution to your problems!!This 1967 Mercury Cougar GT is an ORIGINAL Jamaican Yellow on Black S-code 390GT-4V car with a factory rating of 335hp and was originally backed up with a C6 Automatic Transmission that connected to a bullet proof 9 inch rear end. This car being a SHOW UNIT is well optioned and documented as such per the Deluxe Marti Report. This 1967 Cougar GT was ordered as an ‘INTRODUCTORY SHOW UNIT’ Special Ordered in the Home Office Reserve District (DSO 84). This car has been a lifelong California car and it still retains its original Black & Yellow California Plate. This RARE Big Block Cougar GT was further equipped with many optional features to include: Black Vinyl Roof. Closed Crankcase Emissions System. Exhaust Emission Control. GT Equipment Group. C6 Selectshift Merc-O-Matic Transmission. Convenience Control Panel. Courtesy Light Group. Electric Clock. F70-14 Firestone Wide Oval WSW Tires. Tilt-Away Steering Wheel. AM - 8Track Stereo Radio. Power Steering. Deluxe Seat Belts and Wheel covers The door tag info is as follows and as listed on the Deluxe Marti Report BODY 65A = Cougar Hardtop Color 8 = Jamaican Yellow Paint Ford # 1955-A Trim 2A = Black Standard Bucket Seat Interior Date 29J = September 29. 1966 Scheduled Build Date DSO 84 = Home Office Reserve District Axle 1 = 3. 00 Conventional Axle with 9 inch ring gear Trans U = C6 3-speed Automatic transmission While this auction does not include an Engine or Transmission; it does have its original 9 inch rear end underneath it with the unique 1967 9 inch housing with the drain plug. This car has been taken apart and the restoration started. Of the bigger things of note that the car is missing are the console for it and the tilt is gone. It has a standard fixed steering column in it now. The engine bay has already been cleaned. but still needs detailing. The front suspension has been rebuilt and detailed as have the Kelsey Hayes front disc brakes on the car. Having been a lifelong California car it has been spared the rigors of the harsh Eastern Rust Belt Winters and as such the integrity of the body is incredible. However. there is some very minor rust in the passenger front floor that is most likely due to a leaky heater core that will have to be addressed. but this is an easy fix and very minor especially by east Coast standards. There is a little rust in one 1/4 panel most likely attributable to a clogged drain. This is a ROCK SOLID California Black Plate car!!! The rest of the sheet metal on the car; the hood. deck. doors. fenders. quarters. etc are all very nice on this car. The rest of the floor and frame rails again are nice solid examples!!The Hidden Headlight and Grille assembly are VERY NICE on this car as are the Tail Light Assemblies!! Being from dry central California and stored away in a garage for over 30 years they have been protected from the elements and they look it!!!There is NO Engine or Transmission included as part of the Auction though I do have a completely Rebuilt and Correct Dated Zero Mile 390GT Engine available separately at extra cost. I will attach a few pictures of the motor to the bottom of this auction for reference purposes; but this auction is for just the ROLLING BODY as shown. Should you be interested in the Engine separately please feel free to send me a message to discuss this as this engine is also Correct for a 1967 Mustang 390 GT or GTA car. There are LOTS of extra parts included with this car to help with its restoration. This car needs someone to finish the restoration of this RARE and LOADED 1967 S-code 390 GT Cougar GT. It would be an absolutely gorgeous car when finished!! With its ‘Introductory Show Unit’ pedigree and a very impressive equipment list it makes this Big Block Cougar GT a very worthwhile restoration candidate!! Please look at the pictures and ask any questions BEFORE you bid!! I want you to be sure of what you are bidding on and ultimately for us both to be satisfied with it’s sale. I expect a $500. 00 deposit within 24 hours of auctions end and the balance of payment within 7 days of auctions end. This 1967 Mercury Cougar GT is a 44+ year old project car and as such is being auctioned 'as-is. where-is' and 'as-described' with no warranties either expressed or implied. I have described this Cougar GT project car accurately so please read the auction text and look at the pictures carefully and make sure this is what you want before bidding. If you are not sure please do not bid. I take my auctions seriously and so should you. Good Luck and Happy Bidding!!! 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