1971 mercury cougar xr7

  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercury
  • Model: Cougar
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: XR7
  • Year: 1971
  • Mileage: 65,000
  • Color: Blue
  • Engine size: 351 Cleveland
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Convertible, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Lake Worth, Florida, United States


1971 Mercury Cougar XR7 Convertible.


VERY RARE. 351 Cleveland - True 4-Barrel heads - which makes this car even more rare.

351 is matching #'s - C6 transmission - 9 inch rear end.

Have owned the car for over 20 years and has been garage kept. South Florida car, so even though garage kept it still has rust in the quarter panels (see photo). Rest of car is not showing rust.

Convertible top replaced years back with an expensive heavy duty canvas. No rips or tears. In excellent shape. Top goes up and down smoothly, as it should.

Interior is in pretty good shape. Original seats were reupholstered by previous owner and still in good shape (see photos).

Original AM/FM 8 track player.Instrument panelhas not been modified in any way. Dashboardhas no cracks.

Door panels show a little wear but still look good. Carpet is not bad either.

The frame of the car is in good shape with no rust. No rust in floor pans either. Trunk has a couple small holes where a fire extinguisher was previously mounted and removed. Have photos available.

Brakes feel like they are manual, but are power brakes. Probably an easy fix.

This is my weekend car and gets a lot of attention. I may have missed some things about the car, so please ask questions.


  • 351 Cleveland has been stroked out to a 389. Professional done.
  • Motor has 570 HP on the dyno, when it was rebuilt
  • No expenses spared on the motor
  • Ross pistons and rings
  • 6 inch Eagle aluminum rods
  • Crane cam, etc.
  • Full roller motor
  • New Super Comp Hooker headers and Flowmaster stainless steel exhaust - Cost over $1,000
  • Transmission rebuilt to handle 600 HP
  • Custom stall convertor
  • 9 inch pozy rearend

NOTE: High compression engine. DOES NOT run on 93 octane gas!

Car is very fast!

Car is sold "as is". Have lots of other pictures if needed.

$500 non-refundable deposit due at the close of the auction. Balance is due within7 days.

Buyer is responsible pickup and/or shipping.

Hearing impaired, so NO phone calls. Please send texts to 561-596-4832.

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