’67 Cougar fastback

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Ever since I laid eyes on the first Cougar in 1967, I wondered why Mercury didn’t offer another body style, besides the notch back. They didn’t even offer a convertable til 1969. But I’m a fastback man all the way, to me nothing is sleeker than the fastbacks.

So I had to see what one would look like. I did a ‘69 Cougar Elminator II with a ‘69 Mustang Sport Roof in 1998, that’s posted on my brother’s Hub garage “Fastlaner Garage”

But I hand rendered that and it took hours so with Photoshop at hand I whipped this out in a short time.
Let me know what you think. I have another variation on this one in mind that I may do at a later date but for this week’s Restyle I give you the XR-70, the alternate body style Cougar they should’ve built.

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3 Responses to “’67 Cougar fastback”

  1. Stéphane Dumas Says:

    It’s very good. It could be interesting to imagine other “what if?” like what if Ford had continued the fastback Sportroof of the Torino for the model years 1974-76?

    I also saw your rendering of a 2-door ’69 Nomad based on the El Camino, this is a Nomad then Chevrolet should had done. :-)

  2. keith Says:

    Thanks Stephene, The two door wagon was an idea that should’ve stayed in production.

  3. Bill Fishburn Says:

    I really like the fastback Cougar. I would like to build this. Tell me about the roof.
    I guess it is Torino and Mustang combo.
    Thank you for your time.
    Bill

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