What Drives You - 1969 Mercury Cougar Eliminator


Of the 100,085 1969 Mercury Cougars produced, 66,351 were hardtops, and 510 of those came with the Ram Air 428SCJ-4V engine. Automatic transmissions were installed in 304 of the 510. From there, 162 were equipped with the Eliminator Package, of which 61 were painted bright yellow, and 53 featured Black Hi-Back Bucket Seats. Next, 17 were ordered with a Super Cobra Jet Engine, 10 of which had Drag Paks with 3.91 Traction-Lok rear axles. Then, three were equipped with hood pins. Only one had clear glass. This is Loren Baldwin’s Cougar.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2015/05/13/cougar-eliminator