Very Rare 1970 Mercury Cougar Boss Eliminator May Be the Finest Unrestored Example in Existence
Maybe if Mercury had simply called its Boss 302–powered Cougar a Boss 302, production would have totaled more than 638 units in 1969 and 1970. Mercury made 169 after production started in mid-1969 and 469 for the 1970 model year.
Instead, Mercury packaged Ford’s very special, race-bred, Trans-Am Boss 302 engine into its Eliminator series with little fanfare. On the outside, a Boss 302–powered Cougar was an Eliminator, with no special name to give away the racing motor under the hood ... read more