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1968 Cougar GT-E

1968 Cougar GT-E registry web site Click here to contact Jim Pinkerton, Cougar GT-E Registrar The 7.0 Litre GT-E was an option package available on 1968 Cougar standard and XR-7 models. The specific equipment provided in the GT-E option package included: Cougar 427E V-8 (4V) engine rated at 390 horsepower (before 5/68) or 428 Cobra Jet Ram Air V-8 (4V) engine rated at 340 horsepower (after 5/68) Bright engine dress-up kit, including chrome rocker covers, oil filler cap, dip stick, radiator cap, and air cleaner housing Select-shift Merc-O-Matic three speed automatic transmission Super Competition Handling Package Radial-ply FR70 X 14 wide-tread WSW or red band tires Power front disc and rear drum brakes Power steering Power booster engine fan 7.0 Litre GT-E badges on front fenders Quad chrome exhaust pipe outlet tips Styled steel wheels Unique front grille with blacked-out vertical bars, and horizontal bright trim bar Power-dome hood with simulated air intakes. Unique 2-Tone paint; choice of 11 upper body colors* Unique body side moldings with silver gray argent below the molding. GT-E upper body colors: Onyx, Cardinal Red, Wellington Blue, Black Cherry, Glacier Blue, Madras Blue, Caribbean Blue, Augusta Green, Lime Frost Green, Grecian Gold, and Nordic Blue
Jim Pinkerton's 1968 Cougar GT-E