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Mercury Cougar GT-E

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Mercury Cougar GT-E
Mercury Cougar GT-E
Mercury Cougar GT-E
Mercury Cougar GT-E

Introduced as a 1967 model, the Cougar was more of a refined boulevard cruiser than an all-out muscle car.  However, for its sophomore year it turned into a real fire-breather when it was equipped with a 427-cubic inch V8.

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:  4.23in x 3.78in
Displacement:  427 cubic inch
Compression Ratio:  10.9:1
Induction System:  2 Holley 4-barrel carb
Maximum Power:  390 bhp at 5,600 rpm
Maximum torque:  460 lb-ft at 3,200 rpm
C6 Cruise-O-Matic 3-speed automatic
Steel unitary chassis with 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 14x6
Tires:  Goodyear Polyglas G60-14
Length:  190.3 inches
Width:  73.6 inches
Height:  54.6 inches
Wheelbase:  111.0 inches
Track:  61.2 inches (front), 60.3 inches (rear)
Weight:  3,174 lbs.

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