Mercury Cougar started its perfect and happening journey relating to the Ford Mustang first for good seven years which was a well-appreciated car at that time having great value. Its first model came out it market in 1967 creating a lot of buzz among the car lovers building a strong hope. This Cougar came in one body style only, a 2-door hardtop with two models- base and XR-7. Full-width divided grille and vertical bars started in first generation went on to became an important part of the Cougar design for later years too. The car also took some prominent features from the Thunderbird. One performance package was available as an option which was sporty-GT. the car started as a performance-based car and later it inclined towards being a luxury car.
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