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Mercury Cougar Eliminator

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Mercury Cougar Eliminator
Mercury Cougar Eliminator
Mercury Cougar Eliminator
Mercury Cougar Eliminator

A true performance Cougar emerged in 1969 and continued through 1970.  Available with a long list of sport options, it posed a considerable threat to the established muscle cars both on the street and at the drag strip.  Despite its potential, the Eliminator is often overlooked by enthusiasts today.

Type:  V8
Construction:  cast-iron block and cylinder heads
Valve gear:  2 valves per cylinder operated  by a single camshaft, pushrods and rockers
Bore & Stroke:  4.0in x 3.5in
Displacement:  428 cubic inch
Compression Ratio:  10.6:1
Induction System:  4-barrel carb
Maximum Power:  335 bhp at 5,200 rpm
Maximum torque:  440 lb-ft at 3,400 rpm
C6 Cruise-O-Matic 3-speed automatic
Steel monocoque 2-door coupe body
Running Gear
Steering:  Recirculating ball
Front suspension:  Unequal-length wishbones with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Rear suspension:  Live axle with semi-elliptic leaf-springs, telescopic shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Brakes:  Discs front, Drums rear
Wheels:  Styled Steel 5 x 14
Tires:  Goodyear Polyglas G60-14
Length:  191.6 inches
Width:  77.6 inches
Height:  52.8 inches
Wheelbase:  111.0 inches
Track:  60 inches (front), 60 inches (rear)
Weight:  3,780 lbs.

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