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Make: Mercury
Model: Cougar
Type: Convertible
Trim: XR-7 Convertible
Year: 1973
Mileage: 37732
VIN: 3F94H575263
Color: Red
Engine: 351-2V
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: White
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

1973 Mercury Cougar XR-7 Convertible Additional Info:

A RARE FIND!! TWO 1973 Mercury Cougar XR-7 2-door Convertibles that share same original owner. True survivor cars. Always garage kept in Jacksonville, FL, rust-free, clear titles, original 351-2V Cleveland 2-barrel engines & optional C-6 automatic transmissions. RED is the last custom-ordered XR-7 convertible delivered by North Florida Lincoln-Mercury (Dealer # 23) to buyer on July 9, 1973 before Mercury halted production. This car comes with 35 items of original provenance. Only 3,165 were made. You'll own TWO of them.

RED has white interior & white top. Original factory warranty card with metal data plate shows: VIN: 3F94H575263, Color: 2B (Bright Red), Dealer: 23 (NFLM), Body: 76F (XR-7 2 door Convertible), Trim: DW (Black Natural Leather and Matteo Vinyl * (the asterisk indicates it was special order White interior with black accents), Scheduled Build Date: 20F (June 20, 1973), Axle: 2 (2.75 non-locking), Transmission: U (C-6 Automatic, and a J (which is a mystery to us).

With 26,660 original miles by the original owner, the car was placed in dry storage for over 35 years. Dad acquired it made the repairs to bring it up to modern safety standards. Left in as original condition as possible. All optional equipment still works: factory A/C & heater, power steering, power brakes, and radio. Parts replaced: brake master cylinder, front brake calibers, rear wheel cylinders, gas tank and sending unit, fuel pump, radiator, heater core, AC compressor and condenser, AC dryer, starter, and battery. Magnum 500 sport wheels. Odometer today shows 37,732 original miles. The car runs perfectly. After you take delivery, drop the top, put your foot on the gas, and relive the fun of the muscle car era.

LIGHT BLUE twin has white interior & white top. Her VIN is 3F94H555806. Her condition is early restoration deconstruction. All, if not almost all, of the original parts are yours. She just needs to be re-assembed. CLICK LINK BELOW FOR VIDEO TOUR OF CAR. 85,382 original miles. Original factory paint, chrome and interior. Restore it and continue their legacy as twins in time for their 50th birthday in 2023 or fund your investment in the red one by parting out the blue one.

CLICK HERE to view photos, videos, and scans of the provenance in Dropbox.

THE DEAL: No trades. Will only sell as a set, "AS iS" with no expressed warranties. This price is for TWO RARE CARS, all parts & rare provenance for $19,500. Buyer is responsible for full inspection of both cars and will be asked to sign acknowledgement of their condition before taking delivery. This can either be done in person or through a third-party inspection company. Buyer pays the cost of transportation from Jacksonville to the cars' destination, any applicable tax and charges to re-title in your own state. Don't miss this deal. Contact Lisa at 386.361.7722 or lachalker@gmail.com with any questions.