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1968 Mercury Cougar 2dr HT - Amazing CA Survivor - 289ci - 4-Speed - Must See!!

Make: Mercury
Model: Cougar
SubModel: 2dr HT
Type: 2dr HT
Trim: 2dr HT
Doors: 2
Year: 1968
Mileage: 99682
VIN: 8R91C517090
Color: Saxony Yellow paint
Engine: 289ci C-Code V8 Engine
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Nugget Gold
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

1968 Mercury Cougar 2dr HT Additional Info:

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1968 Mercury Cougar 2-door Hardtop
Numbers Matching Car
289ci V8 with Factory 4-speed
A True Survivor
Original California Black plate car
Sold New at Boyer Motors in Riverside, CA
Marty Report
Mostly Original Saxony Yellow paint
Mostly Original Interior Light Nugget Gold
Only 99k original miles
Original Rust Free Southern CA car
Original Dealer Frames from Boyer Motors
Once of the Nicest 68 Cougars you'll ever find
Rare Radio and A/C Delete
Built in San Jose, CA Los Angeles Ordering District
1 of only 248 built like this
Lots of Original Manuals, Brochures, Warranty Book
Believed to be a 3-Owner car that's always Garage Kept

Our Quick Condition Guide - (Condition Rating Scale: #1 Perfect, #2 Near Perfect driver, #3 Excellent driver, #4 Nice driver, #5 Needs Work, #6 Parts. Each section is rated based on the type of vehicle it represents being part of.)

Overview Of Entire Vehicle: *Condition #3++

This is a beautiful 1968 Mercury Cougar 2 door Hardtop in amazing condition inside and out. This car is very close to a true survivor, as it has mostly original paint and chrome with mostly original interior. This has always been a well kept and always garaged car its whole life. It was sold new in California at Boyer Motors in LA where it stayed until we brought it to Arizona here. It is totally rust free with a perfect body that has an amazing finish. With mostly original Saxony Yellow paint that looks absolutely amazing still, with all the original chrome and trim. This car is very well documented with only 99k original miles showing as if it only has 30k miles. It has the original Marty report, tons of original manuals and books, original warranty information showing original owners name, and the original California black plates that have been on the car since new with the original Boyer Motors license plate frames. This is just absolutely an amazing find with the original numbers matching 289ci V8 with a Factory 4-speed. It was originally a 2-barrel car but has but lightly upgraded with a 4-barrel intakes, aluminum radiator, and engine dress up kit but includes all the original equipment with the car. It will be hard to find a nicer one out there, this is just a real straight up top notch classic and a fine example of a 1968 Cougar.


289ci C Code V8 Engine
Factory 4-Speed Manual Transmission
Black Vinyl Roof
Tinted Glass
Tri-Bar Wheel Covers
White Wall Tires
Bucket Seats
Radio Delete
Hideaway Headlights
Sequential Rear Turn Signals
Upgraded 4-Barrel Intake and Carburetor
Upgraded Aluminum Radiator
Engine Dress Up Kit
All Original Take off Equipment Comes with car
Aftermarket Tachometer

Exterior: *Condition #3+

This is a beautiful 1968 Mercury Cougar that shows amazing and is pretty much a true survivor. This car still has mostly original paint finished in beautiful Saxony Yellow with original Black Pin Striping. The original paint finish is absolutely spectacular with only one spot on the right quarter that was touched up from a little scratch. With a totally rust free body that is as straight as an arrow. All of the exterior panels line up beautifully with just a few minor road imperfections from driving over the years but is overall, absolutely a spectacular finish. The chrome and all of the trim is in absolutely phenomenal original condition with stunning original condition glass and rubbers that are in amazing condition. The vinyl top is new in like new condition with original beautiful wheels on the car with gorgeous spinner optional wheel covers with like new Goodyear white wall tires on it. The hideaway headlights are in working order in amazing condition. This car just has a real nice presence to it, which you rarely find in a classic muscle car these days. Especially in a Cougar, which is even more rare to find. This is just a very true survivor car.

Interior: *Condition #2-

The interior looks to be mostly original and in absolutely amazing condition with new factory correct carpet installed in it. It is Light Nugget Gold with bucket seats that have all the seat belts present. The dash and gauge cluster are as clean as the day it was new with an absolutely beautiful headliner. The door panels are original and beautiful with jams and sill plates in amazing condition. The carpet has been replaced with an OEM set and looks amazing. The steering wheel is absolutely mint with a mint horn ring and center. It has the correct shifter. It is just a truly, extremely well taken care of vehicle that looks like it is just a couple years old inside. Everything appears to work in the car including the horn, gauges, light, heater, and courtesy lights. Interior wise this car is completely ready to go.

Mechanically: *Condition #3+

Mechanically, this car is in absolutely spectacular condition. It runs and drives excellent and is absolutely amazing with only 99k original miles and it shows. The car is very tight and is just a pleasure to drive with a numbers matching 289ci engine with a factory 4-Speed manual that is a blast to drive. It has an upgraded 4-barrel intake manifold and carb on it with a complete new exhaust system, aluminum radiator to keep it cool, and an engine dress up kit for looks. All of the original items that were upgraded, comes with the factory parts. The reason we left it with upgrades is because it runs way better this way. Under the hood is very clean and gorgeous with excellent brakes that stop great and steers well. Mechanically this car does not need anything and is completely ready to go.

Under Carriage: *Condition #3+

This Under Carriage on this vehicle is extremely clean and totally rust free with a nice and clean looking suspension and a new dual exhaust system. It is about as clean of an undercarriage as you can get. It does not appear to have any leaks and is just a very super clean, well taken care of original California car that is rust free.

Contact Us:

If you have any additional questions please call us at 480-281-2059. We can help with shipping quotes and arrangements. I also welcome all International buyers. The car is located in beautiful sunny Scottsdale, AZ.

*About Our Collector Car Rating Guide:

We at Classic Car Investments have given each of our vehicles an over all condition rating and a separate condition rating for each major part of the vehicle. These ratings are given to each vehicle, by us, based on our educated professional opinion from decades of experience. Condition ratings can be looked at differently based on each individual buyer. Please use this rating as a purely a guide to help you gauge the condition of the vehicle with out physically looking at in person. Which we always suggest is the best way to buy a collector car but today can be tough with our hectic, busy schedules. We are being honest as possible in our ads and want to show you everything about each vehicle, with every media possible including pictures, video, sounds, text and ratings system similar to most consumer product rating systems out there. But of course tailored to collector cars. We want our customer to feel confident buying our cars from any location in the world and know what they are getting. With showing you, the buyer all the negatives as well as the positives on every vehicle and educating the buyer in the process. Buy our vehicles with confidence!

The rating is based on a 1 to 6 rating scale. #1 flawless car that is almost perfect, #2 near perfect car but can be driven, #3 excellent driver, that is most likely show quality with minor flaws (Most Classic Cars), #4 nice driver that has some flaws, #5 project car or great restoration project and #6 being a complete parts car. Plus and minus signs behind the number, indicate it is on the higher or lower side on the described condition in our opinion

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