1969 Mercury Cougar 390 Eliminator

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The Mercury Cougar was all new for 1969, and this Competition Orange Eliminator was one of the top cats.

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This example from the Brothers Collection is powered by the torquey 390-cube V8, and delivers plenty of tire-roasting power.

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he Cougar is actually the Mustangs older brother, with longer and wider body, while the engines remain the same.

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But overall it looks incredible with his sport and aggressive body and for sure is one of the best muscle cars ever produced.

The sleek notchback coupe’s full-width front grille and sequential taillights made it a standout and it was named Motor Trend Car of the Year for 1967.

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