Mercury Vehicles: Mercury Cougar, Mercury Sable, Mercury Grand Marquis, Mercury Comet, Mercury Capri, Mercury Milan, Mercury Monterey
General Books LLC, 2010 - 186 pages
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 42. Chapters: Mercury Cougar, Mercury Sable, Mercury Grand Marquis, Mercury Comet, Mercury Capri, Mercury Milan, Mercury Monterey, Mercury Marquis, Mercury Mountaineer, Mercury Marauder, Mercury Meteor, Mercury Mariner, Mercury Montego, Mercury Colony Park, Mercury Topaz, Mercury Tracer, Mercury S-55, Mercury Villager, Mercury Monarch, Hirohata Merc, Mercury Zephyr, Mercury Montclair, List of Mercury vehicles, Mercury Park Lane, Mercury Eight, Mercury Lynx, Mercury M-Series, Mercury Turnpike Cruiser, Mercury Meta One, Mercury Commuter, Mercury My, Mercury Cyclone, Mercury Voyager, Mercury Brougham, Mercury Messenger concept. Excerpt: The Mercury Cougar is an automobile which was sold under the Mercury brand of the Ford Motor Company's Lincoln-Mercury Division from 1967 to 2002. The name was first used in 1967 and was carried by a diverse series of cars over the next three decades. As is common with Mercury vehicles, the Cougar shared basic platforms with Ford models. Originally this was the Mustang, but later versions of the Cougar were based on the Thunderbird, and the last was a version of the Contour/Mondeo. The Cougar was important to Mercury's image for many years, and advertising often identified its dealers as being "at the sign of the cat." Female models holding big cats on leashes were used on Cougar ads in the early 1970s. The car was assembled at the Dearborn Assembly Plant (DAP) (one of six plants within the Ford Rouge Center) in Dearborn, Michigan from 1967-73, at the San Jose Assembly Plant in Milpitas, California from 1968 into early 1969 and at the Lorain Assembly Plant (LAP) in Lorain, Ohio from 1974-97. 1967 Mercury CougarThe 1967 Cougar was based on that year's refaced first-generation Mustang, but with a 3 inch (76 mm) longer wheelbase and new sheet metal. A full-width divided grille with hidden headlamps and ...
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