The third year of production for the Mercury Cougar is 1969 and refinements are evident. All models have the new vertically oriented divider bars that feature concave tail lights, rather than the previous horizontally configured bars with convex tail-lights, although they remain sequential and the full width of the rear end. The standard and the higher trim RX-7 can be optioned with a convertible. The standard equipment engine is now a 350 Windsor, but the 390 and 427 are also available.
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We’re looking at a 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator CJ 428 in Competition Orange paint.
The car's Owners are Gord and Kelly Nelson. On Gord “Bucket List” is a Cougar Eliminator so when found a Cougar Eliminator ad in the newspaper, his wife Kelly said, “Well, you better go get it!”