1970 Mercury Cougar
the 1970 Mercury Cougar received minor styling modifications from
the 1969 model year. The Eliminator package once again was introduced
but included that 351 Cleveland four barrel V8 motor. However, under
the hood were far more options than usually found in the Cougar.
Engine options included the Boss 302, 428 CJ, and the 429 Ram Air
motor. Despite such power enhancements the sales of Cougar's continued
Hardtop / convertible
GT: Firmer suspension and better brakes, Wide Oval tires, low restriction exhaust, bigger sway bars, necessary identification badging.
XR-7: Wood-rimmed steering wheel, necessary exterior badging, black face competition type instrumentation in a simulated walnut dash, toggle switches, overhead console, leather T handle automatic transmission shifter, and leather seats.
Eliminator: Trans Am racing inspired styling, upgraded V8 options including the 428 cid. Goodyear Polyglass tires on styled rims, rear deck spoiler, special side stripes. Optional ram air and Drag Pak (4.30 Detriot Locker and oil cooler), optional high impact colours.
2D Hardtop: 49,479
XR-7 2D Convertible: 1,977
XR-7 2D Hardtop: 18,565