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1969 Mercury Cougar – Dan Gurney XR7 Gifting Car

Vehicle Quick Facts

Profile ID: 43373
Year: 1969
Make: Mercury
Model: Cougar
Markets: Classic & Antique, Muscle Car
Vehicle Type: American
Contact: KTL Restorations



Vehicle Story

The gift that keeps on giving...

This '69 Cougar was the gifting car in the Canadian - American Challenge Cup Series (Can-am) from the famous American racer, Dan Gurney.

Bruce McLaren took home the win and the '69 Mercury Cougar.  The car was later found in New Hampshire and fully restored by KTL Restorations in 2013. Later the vehicle was featured on Legendary Motor Car and is now owned in a private collection.


Exterior: Paint code T: Red (later known as Cardinal Red / Candy Apple Red)

Interior: Red

Engine: 428 Cobra Jet, Ram Air induction

Transmission: C6

Other noted features: power windows, tilt-away column, style steel wheels, XR-7 package


Tech Sheet