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1972 Mercury Cougar XR7 Cleveland 351

1972 Mercury Cougar XR7 Cleveland 351 For Sale

Buy American Muscle Cars, 1972 Mercury Cougar XR7 Cleveland 351 For Sale

Price $23,500
Location Eugene, Oregon

Found this one was listed on Craigslist as being offered for sale by the owner in Eugene, Oregon. With this red exterior over the white vinyl interior, quite the eye-catcher on the road. The 1972 Mercury Cougar XR7 convertible carries a 351ci Cleveland V8 paired with an automatic transmission, which only drives 52,800 miles. This second generation of the Cougar was based on the Mustang platform, and the wheelbase was lengthened an inch over the previous generation. Styling was changed to resemble the larger Mercury Cyclone, including an aggressive center grille with four round headlights.

It would be one of the most desirable Mercury classics offered today, a taste of a Mustang with a completely different face, and also one nice car of the muscle cars' golden era.

1972 Mercury Cougar XR7 Cleveland 351 motor

Under the hood sit neatly a 351ci Cleveland V8 capped with an upgraded 4-barrel carburetor that can produce more than factory standard horsepower and sent to the rear wheels by an automatic transmission, has been driven for about 52,800 miles. This dependable machine is perfect for a nice daily driver or a garage-kept weekend ride.

Interior, 1972 Mercury Cougar XR7

The interior features bucket seats, a rear bench, panels wrapped in white vinyl contrasted with the black dashboard, and a center console with a T-handle shift lever. Dressed in bright red bodywork that contrasts with a powered white convertible top. The taillights are integrated as one unit with the rear bumper.

1972 Mercury Cougar XR7 Cleveland 351

Yes, it's getting harder to see on the road, not many have survived in one piece today, the Red example you see here for sale on Craigslist is a chance for those of you who want something different from the heyday of muscle cars. It would have been a nice example of the Mercury Cougar XR7 equipped with one of the desirable V8 engines for 1972, its uniqueness and rarity certainly making it valuable.

Detail by owner
1972 Mercury Cougar XR-7 with the original Cleveland 351, 52,800k original miles. Upgraded to a 4barrel. Starts right up and runs and drives like a charm, reliable daily driver or a garage kept weekend ride. Recently tuned up, sounds great. Everything works, power convertible top, power windows, power seats. White interior is in great shape. White convertible top in good condition. It has the sport edition seats with the cougar emblem. Bluetooth/cd head unit for music and the previous owner put some speakers in the back door panel. Has a full size spare in the back. I have the Marti report as a PDF file I'll email that to anyone interested, not many of these still around in this condition. Asking 23,5k OBO Might consider trade. Feel free to reach out with any questions. Thanks for looking!



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