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'68 XR7 428CJ on BaT
« on: September 11, 2020, 02:07:37 PM »
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1968-mercury-cougar-xr7-16/

This Mercury Cougar XR7 is one of 357 examples optioned with the GT-E package for the 1968 model year and was sold new in Alberta, Canada finished in gold over matching leather. Power is from a 428ci Cobra Jet V8 and a three-speed C6 automatic transmission that were equipped as part of the GT-E package, which also included special trim, power-assisted steering and front disc brakes, handling and cooling upgrades, a center console, an eight-track stereo, front headrests, and more. The car was acquired by the seller in 2020 from a friend with whom it had spent the previous 10 years. This Cougar XR7 is offered with a Deluxe Marti Report, partial service records, and Alberta registration in the sellerís name.

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    Lot #36601
    Seller: ChadHoag
    Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
    Chassis: 8F93R582465
    One of 279 GT-E Models For 1968
    428ci Cobra Jet V8
    Three-Speed C6 Automatic Transmission
    Gold over Matching Leather
    Power-Assisted Steering & Front Disc Brakes
    Factory 8-Track Radio
    Center Console
    Deluxe Marti Report
    Partial Service Records
    Private Party or Dealer: Private Party
    Model Page: Mercury Cougar




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Re: '68 XR7 428CJ on BaT
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2020, 04:00:28 PM »
Cool car....

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Re: '68 XR7 428CJ on BaT
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2020, 11:15:14 PM »
This GT-E is "one of one" with the Grecian (Gold) Metallic.  It was also built near the very end of GT-E production.

The "357" count is the 427 engine cars.

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« Last Edit: September 11, 2020, 11:25:29 PM by 6s1640 »

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Re: '68 XR7 428CJ on BaT
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2020, 01:49:29 PM »
"I don't know what the world may need, but a V8 engine's a good start for me" (from Teen Angst by the band "Cracker")

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