Did Mercury Ruin The Cougar With This Model?

The car model maybe, but certainly not Farrah!

In 1970 unknown actress Farrah Fawcett starred in this ad for the Mercury Cougar. This was the “second generation” of the car. The first generation Cougar was a “pony car” to compete with the Chevy Camaro. A pony car is a class of compact, sporty vehicles inspired by the success of the Ford Mustang. This Cougar had a longer and wider body featuring a more pronounced grille and a more formal appearance. It listed for $4791 which is the 2023 equivalent to over $39,000.

Farrah’s career of course went on to be a huge success with her own shampoo line and Charlie’s Angels.


Author: Steve

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *