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RealRides of WNY - 1973 Cougar

Although the Medium Ginger vinyl interior of this 1973 Mercury CougarXR-7certainly flatters its yellow paint job, I was intrigued when I saw the name of one of the Cougar’s other interior choices: “Upbeat Stripe cloth and vinyl.”Reading further we learn the available colors are: ”black, medium blue, medium ginger, white with black, and, at slight additional cost, avocado an

RealRides of WNY - 1973 Cougar

This 1973 Mercury Cougar XR-7marked the marque’s final year of sharing a platform with Ford’s Mustang. This was also the final year for a Cougar convertible (below). The Mustang moved to the Pinto platform for MY 1974 and morphed into the Mustang II. Mercury decided to go in the other direction with their pony car and moved it to the mid-sized Montego platform, where it became sort of

RealRides of WNY - 1973 Mercury Cougar XR-7

Just to prove that not all old cars are owned by old guys, this 1973 Mercury Cougar XR7 belongs to Andrew Comerford of West Seneca, an 18-year-old RealRides reader who bought the car three years ago! It previously spent some time at Griffiss Air Force Base before ending up in WNY. It was restored in the 1990s, and a 351 Cobra Jet engine was dropped in. Mr. Comerford tells us his Cougar is still a