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A 1 of 53 1969 Mercury Cougar Cobra Jet Heads to Auction at BARRETT-JACKSON

A ’69 Mercury Cougar XR7 Super Cobra has come up for auction at Barrett Jackson. The Cougar was MotorTrends’s 1967 Car of the Year. It shares its underpinnings with the Ford Mustang, however, the two cars feature a different wheelbase and sheet metal. The Cougar was Ford’s answer to a car that slotted in between the Mustang and the Thunderbird.