At the Sign of the Cat

which is ironic, because there were only rats and junkyard dogs in sight.  Nonetheless, let’s race!

1967 Mercury Cougar junk
In this class, having wheels mean you probably win.

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My Favorite 427

 

Cougar 427

Barrett-Jackson Lot: 1247 – 1968 MERCURY COUGAR GT-E 427 2 DOOR COUPE Sold $181,500.00.  I can think of a million things I said I would never do, that I would do to have this car.

The other 427?  It’s at once too soon, yet cannot come soon enough.

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Paradise Lost

2003 Mercury Messenger Concept – As much as we’d like to say that Ford spent a few hundred million giving Mercury a much-needed halo car instead of shuttering the brand entirely, it didn’t happen and the reality is that the eight generation of the Mercury Cougar went on to be the last non-Ford-based automobile ever […]

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Sarah Palin in Phoenix

This is an ’89-92 Cougar/  I know, you’re already thinking dirty librarian and political aspirant Sarah “Bone Me” Palin at the mere mention of “Cougar.”  But wait.  There’s more.  It’s got a Thunderbird bumper, and not just any T-bird either – a Thunderbird SC.  On THAT car, SC stood for “Super[charged] Coupe.”  Obviously, on this […]

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