The DetailsMark Dienes' '68 Cougar XR-7
Cougar FactsWhat's An XR-7?The XR-7 was an appearance upgrade package on the basic Cougar that really dressed up the car. Included were a woodgrain dash trim, overhead console, T-handle shifter, black-faced gauges, and a woodgrain steering wheel. Special upholstery was also part of the package. The GT package, with the 390 engine and heavy-duty suspension, was also available.
1968 Cougar production: 113,726Engine options (six-cylinder engines were not available in the Cougar)
The convertible body style and 351W engine were not offered until 1969.