Tag: Cougar

Austin Cars and Coffee Dec. 2012: 1968 Mercury Cougar

The great thing about a Cars and Coffee event is the wide variety of cars you'll see there. The show is "non-denominational" - meaning it's...

Austin Cars and Coffee Nov. 2012: 1970 Mercury Cougar XR-7

The November 2012 Cars and Coffee in Austin Texas dawned bright and cold... but attendance by car enthusiasts was as strong as always.  Here's an...

Boss 302 Mustangs and Cougars at Cars and Coffee Austin

The 1969 and 1970 Boss 302 Mustangs were homologation specials, built specifically to allow the car to compete in SCCA Trans Am racing. The ...

1962: When the Mustang was a Cougar

The Mustang and the Cougar have been closely related for most of their existences. But, a little known fact, the original idea was to...

Ford finally decides to close Mercury. But what of the Cougar?

Ford finally made the decision to close down Mercury today. And it's about time... Mercury was dead years ago. The only questions remaining, are: 1. What...

Seibu Keisatsu – early Japanese television show races Skyline against Cougar

Thank to Japanese Nostalgic Car (one of our favorite sites) for locating some video from this early eighties Japanese television show: http://japanesenostalgiccar.com/blog/2009/03/06/seibu-keisatsus-super-machine/ "Seibu Keisatsu" translates to...

Cougar & Marauder: once important to Mercury

We came across this old press release from Mercury today - from 4 and a half years ago. Despite the statement in the press release, the Cougar and...

The case for a new Cougar?

The Truth About Cars has an excellent article about the need for a new Mercury Cougar... and how it might be done. Good reading here:...