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Nov 28, 2009 at 8:23 pm
Oh yeah! I loved this style Cougar I wonder why they didn'yt catch on? Cost maybe. Anyways I'm putting this in my cool box for sure.

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1999 Mercury Cougar V6 (slvrbult)

Last updated Dec 11, 2009  

Photo of a 1999 Mercury Cougar V6 (slvrbult)


Well, I got the car in April 2007 shortly before the end of my senoir year. The New Edge Cougars have always been one of my favorite cars since I can remember. I turned 18 years old in August 2007, got my driver's license, a job and started modding and fixing it little by little. It's come a long way these past 2 1/2 years. This one's a keeper. I've been a member of NECO (new edge cougar owners) since October 2007 and have been reading and taking in info since.

While the car is very quick in it's own right this thing is more of a road carver. The handling on the New Edge Cougars are RAZOR sharp thanks to it's European inspired underpinnings. Be careful with the torque steer though!


Stock engine specs
- 2.5L Duratec V6 DOHC
170HP @ 6,250RPMS & 165ft.lbs @ 4,250RPMS
Curb Weight: 2,892lbs

Mated to Ford's 5-speed MTX-75 transaxle.

0-60 is in the mid 7 second range and top speed is rumored to be around 145MPH. Granted it's a sport package Cougar with a 5 speed and is stock...which mine isn't quite stock anymore.

Factory Options

Sport Package - 4 wheel CSVT spec disc brakes, rear decklid spoiler, 16" rims, no speed governor.

Other options include foglights, and cruise.


Performance Upgrades
SVT Upper Intake Manifold from a 98CSVT
SVT Lower Intake Manifold from a 98 CSVT
SVT 60MM Throttle Body from a 98 CSVT
SVT spec throttle cable
SVT spec MAF housing from 00' CSVT
Taylor Thundervolt 8.2MM Plug Wires in blue
NPG FSVT front brake upgrade
K&N Short Ram Intake
SVT Clutch, Flywheel and Pressure Plate
Regular Seafoaming? lol

Black Valve Covers
8K HID conversion
Euro-Cloned headlamps
Clear Sidemarkers
Silver Calipers
High Output Cougar S manifold badge
Painted and polished IMRC
Charcoal Grey leather shift boot from Redline Goods

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