Your Ridiculously Awesome Mercury Cougar Wallpaper Is Here

The Mercury Cougar is, without a shadow of a doubt, the halo car for the entire brand. In its first-generation heyday of the late 1960s, it was one of the few muscle cars that combined speed with luxury in an era where you sometimes had to choose between one or the other. And in that beautiful blue, the whole car just… » 11/02/13 5:19pm 11/02/13 5:19pm

Welcome To The Clunkerdome: Cash For Clunkers Victims Hit The Junkyards

You've seen the Cash For Clunkers numbers and maybe even endured some sodium silicate destructo videos, but have you thought about where those vehicles go after their engines get destroyed? That's right! » 8/29/09 12:00pm 8/29/09 12:00pm

1969 Mercury Cougar

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We've seen a few Alameda Cougars so far, including this '67 (which later turned up in the wrecking yard), this '68, this '73, and this '75. Now we're going to look at a first-gen… » 12/04/08 9:00am 12/04/08 9:00am

1966: Ford Uses GM Building To Advertise Their Products, GM Chooses…

It was mighty nice of Ford to wish GM a happy 100th birthday » 9/18/08 2:40pm 9/18/08 2:40pm by strategic window-blind arrangement on their office building, but things weren't quite so friendly back in the days before the imports grabbed a huge slice of the car-sales pie. Back in '66, when the Mercury Division was gearing up to release the Cougar,…