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How about a Cougar station wagon?

What? Ford didn't make Cougar wagons??

Well, for one glorious (?) year (1977) they sort-of-did. In an attempt to recover some interest in the Torino/Montego twins, Ford renamed them "LTD II" and "Cougar". A wagon was part of that duo and the Cougar name got transferred onto the Mercury version. There was the 'base' Cougar wagon and the upmarket 'Villager' with fake wood side panels. The wagon only lasted for one year.

I had forgotten that these things even existed until this showed up for sale a couple of miles from our home:
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Yeah, it needs quite a bit of TLC, but just imagine showing up at the Club in such an exclusive motorcar! :p

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Oh my god. Craig, DO IT. It'll be like Lucilles little stateside nephew
 

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How about a Cougar station wagon?

What? Ford didn't make Cougar wagons??

Well, for one glorious (?) year (1977) they sort-of-did. In an attempt to recover some interest in the Torino/Montego twins, Ford renamed them "LTD II" and "Cougar". A wagon was part of that duo and the Cougar name got transferred onto the Mercury version. There was the 'base' Cougar wagon and the upmarket 'Villager' with fake wood side panels. The wagon only lasted for one year.

It's odd what the Fox platform birthed. I have to ask then, what's the price?
 

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Very neat piece there. Today we need more odd cars to squirrel away. Then look back on in 30-40 years and just wonder. Why?

I had a great aunt that had one of those 8-6-4 Caddies.

Edit (not to double post): Some wagons I found tonight ...

1976 Volvo - http://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/5731024011.html

1971 Ford Country Sedan - http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/5777423172.html

1978 Ford Country Squire - http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/5777423121.html

1976 Olds Vista Cruiser (dat ass) - http://carbondale.craigslist.org/cto/5700967357.html

1974 Ford Pinto - http://omaha.craigslist.org/cto/5773517851.html

1972 Dodge Coronet - http://shreveport.craigslist.org/cto/5750204933.html

1948 Crosley - http://springfieldil.craigslist.org/cto/5745831395.html

1964 Plymouth Belvedere - http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/5774105037.html

196? Thames (Gasser Project?) - http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/5737967489.html

1961 Ford Falcon - http://easttexas.craigslist.org/cto/5761184588.html

1968 Ford COE - http://grandisland.craigslist.org/cto/5771141747.html

1968 Plymouth Fury - http://waco.craigslist.org/cto/5754836409.html

1973 AMC Hornet Sportabout - http://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/5766741254.html

1969 Ford Fairlane - http://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/5755116033.html

1966 Ford Econoline Travel Wagon - http://bloomington.craigslist.org/cto/5706950636.html

1967 Ford Galaxie Country Sedan - http://indianapolis.craigslist.org/cto/5723973230.html

1970 Ford Galaxie 500 Country Sedan - http://madison.craigslist.org/cto/5731751712.html

And to all of you that put "wagon" in your ad for a Chevy HHR, Scion Xb or PT Cruiser. STOP. Volkswagen is not spelled Volts Wagon either...
 
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Fantastic list. The Olds and Plymouth Fury are my favorite. My turn to have a go at wagons.

1993 Buick Century - http://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/cto/5774685884.html

1984 Chevy Caprice - http://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/cto/5750567149.html

1976 Toyota Corolla - http://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/cto/5700003450.html

1986 Ford Crown Vic - http://miami.craigslist.org/brw/cto/5769319247.html

1967 Pontiac Catalina - http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/5776031701.html

1961 Dodge Lancer - http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/5764225098.html

1981 AMC Eagle - http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/5744586934.html

1980 Datsun 210 - http://daytona.craigslist.org/cto/5772734254.html

1979 Mercedes-Benz 300TD - http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/5771468881.html

1964 Dodge Polara - http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/cto/5759980448.html

1983 Toyota Cressida - http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/5744194255.html

Whats wrong with me? 11 wagons and not one Volvo? It must be late, I should go to sleep.
 
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The guy that had the 122 I went to look at today had several 1800s, 444s and a bunch of other Volvo's. Says he's getting out of working on other people's cars after 30 years and is going to start restoring 444s and 780s.

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These are the photos he sent me last week. I'm really tempted to buy this. It's only got one rust hole in the floor and is complete, save the passenger seat and gas tank.
 

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Hope you've got some years and some bucks to do a proper resto on it...
 

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What, you don't think the Renault 4CV collection would be amusing? :p
 

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Bottom of that is going to be orange and be Swiss cheesed.
 

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You missed the part where it says it was from down south.
 
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