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Avon, Indiana
United States


1959 Chevrolet Kingswood


1970 Mercury Cougar XR7 Convertible

“70 Vert”

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About “BlackWing”

I've wanted a 1959 or 1960 Chevy for as long as I can remember. Mostly I was looking at coupes and convertibles... Then I saw this wagon on eBay a little while back and flat fell in love! It's in decent condition and drives 100%. All I need to decide now is will it be a stock restoration, a Resto-Mod, or an all-out Street Rod

About “70 Vert”

This car was built Sept '69 and was the dealer floor model at a Palm Beach FL dealer until it sold in Feb of '71.

I purchased this summer in Garner NC with intention to restore to original glory without removing all the patina from age. The odometer shows 64000 miles and has original interior.


Specs for “BlackWing”

Enging: Chevy Small Block 283 V-8
Transmission: Powerglide 2-speed Automatic
Rear: Opem, unknown ratio
0-60: Fair to middlin'
1/4 Mile: Roughly 20 seconds, as timed on my wristwatch.

Specs for “70 Vert”

351 Windsor, FMX 3 speed automatic transmission,


Factory Options for “BlackWing”

Third seat, 283 V-8, Powerglide Automatic transmission, Full Wheel Covers, Luggage Rack, Grille Guard with Bumper Guards, Power Rear Window.

Factory Options for “70 Vert”

Factory air, tilt steering wheel, PS, PB, Leather trim interior, power top. Originally had glass rear window and wire spoke hubcaps. Light Lime yellow is the original paint color and Medium green interior color.
1 of 40 in paint and trim


Mods for “BlackWing”

Well, it's been repainted (badly!) from white to black...

Mods for “70 Vert”



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