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1968 Mercury Cougar
Debut Series First Editions
Produced 2002 - Present
Designer Phil Riehlman
Number 52935
Maryland 68 Cougar


Description

The '68 Cougar was a Hot Wheels casting was based on the 1968 Custom Cougar (1968). The Cougar first debuted in the 1968 Basic Car line as one of the Original 16; it returned to the line-up in the 2002 First Editions. For the racing casting, see '68 Mercury Cougar (2014).

Versions

The 1968 Mercury Cougar has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
029 2002 First Editions
17/42
Green Gloss Black Roof Chrome / Plastic Tinted Black 5SP 52935 Malaysia 68cougarfe
029 2002 First Editions
17/42
Green Flat Black Roof Chrome / Plastic Tinted Black 5SP Malaysia 68Cougar First GreenFlat
215 2002 Mainline Metalflake Ice Blue Black roof with, Black Hot Wheels logo on rear quarter panel Chrome / Plastic Clear Black 5SP Malaysia 68cougar
029 2002 2001 HWC apology car Metalflake Green Red, White, & Black HW Collectors.com on sides Chrome / Plastic Gray Tinted Black RL5SP Malaysia 68-cougar-apology-hwc-2002
004 2003 Treasure Hunt 4/12 Black Gold & Silver Flames on Sides & Hood, TH Logo on Hood Chrome / Plastic Yellow-Tinted Black CDDRR 57003 Malaysia 57003-2
004 2003 Treasure Hunt 4/12 Black Gold & Silver Flames on Sides & Hood, TH Logo on Hood Chrome / Plastic Yellow-Tinted Black WLCDDRR 57003 Malaysia Error or Extremely Rare Variation? Cougar
072 2003 HW Anime
3/5
Dark Orange Red White, Red and Black Anime Gold / Plastic Blue White Gold 5DOT 57209 Malaysia 68cougar.orange
139 2004 Tag Rides 2/5 Metalflake Copper Green and Yellow graphics on sides with Green and White logo with graphic on roof Black / Plastic Light Blue Black 5SP B3860 Thailand 1968CougarTagRides
5pk 2005 Muscle Mania Metalflake Maroon Salmon Pink Side panels with silver trim Chrome / Plastic Tinted Black PR5 5-pack G6915 Thailand 68Cougar 05Muscle
7 / 25 2005 Classics 1 Spectraflame Red Black, Blue and Silver tribal design Unpainted / Metal Tinted Black Redline 5SP H7072 Thailand 68Cougar Classic1 Red
7 / 25 2005 Classics 1 Spectraflame Pink Black, Blue and Silver tribal design Unpainted / Metal Tinted Black Redline 5SP H7072 Thailand 68Cougar Classic1 Pink
7 / 25 2005 Classics 1 Spectraflame Green Black, Blue and Silver tribal design Unpainted / Metal Tinted Black Redline 5SP H7072 Thailand 68Cougar Classic1 Green
7 / 25 2005 Classics 1 Chrome Black, Blue and Silver tribal design Unpainted / Metal Tinted Black Redline 5SP H7072 Thailand 68Cougar Classic1 Chrome
7 / 25 2005 Classics 1 Spectraflame Blue Black, Blue and Silver tribal design Unpainted / Metal Tinted Black Redline 5SP H7072 Thailand 68Cougar Classic1 Blue
7 / 25 2005 Classics 1 Spectraflame Aqua Black, Blue and Silver tribal design Unpainted / Metal Tinted Black Redline 5SP H7072 Thailand 68-cougar-classics-aqua-2005
7 / 25 2005 Classics 1 Spectraflame Black Black, Blue and Silver tribal design Unpainted / Metal Tinted Black Redline 5SP H7072 Thailand 68Cougar Classic1 Black
182 2006 Mainline Metalflake Dark Green Flat Black Roof Chrome / Plastic Tinted Black 5SP 68 Cougar -06 Mainline182
7 / 25 2006 Mainline Orange Flat Black roof Unpainted / Metal Tinted Black 5SP 68 Cougar -06 Mainline182 Orange
104 2007 Code Cars
20/24
Green Black flames on side Chrome / Plastic Tinted Black 5SP Malaysia 68cougar.green
104 2007 Code Cars
20/24
Black Red flames on side Chrome / Plastic Tinted Black 5SP Malaysia 68cougar.black
2007 40 Years of Hot Wheels Set Metaflake Gold Black Roof, with Silver "Hot Wheels" logo on rear quarter panel Chrome / Plastic Light Blue tint Black 5SP M0543 Malaysia 40YRS68CougarLft
05 / 15 2008 Classics 4 Spectraflame Gold Black stripe on sides and hood Unpainted / Metal Clear Black Redline 5SP M1862 Thailand 1968 Mercury Cogar Gold
05 / 15 2008 Classics 4 Spectraflame Pink Black stripe on sides and hood Unpainted / Metal Clear Black Redline 5SP M1862 Thailand 68Cougar Classic4 Pink
05 / 15 2008 Classics 4 Spectraflame Green Black stripe on sides and hood Unpainted / Metal Clear Black Redline 5SP M1862 Thailand 2008-green-classics-carded
05 / 15 2008 Classics 4 Spectraflame Blue Black stripe on sides and hood Unpainted / Metal Clear White Redline 5SP M1862 Thailand 2008-blue-classics-carded
13 / 20 2009 Larry's Garage Metalflake Green Black roof, Black stripe on hood and sides, Silver trim details Unpainted / Metal Clear Black Redline LW5 N9057 Malaysia 68Cougar Larrys Green
13 / 20 2009 Larry's Garage Metalflake Blue White roof, White stripes on hood and sides, Silver trim details Unpainted / Metal Clear White Whitewall LW5 N9057 Malaysia 68cougar larrys blue
13 / 20 2009 Larry's Garage Metalflake Pink Purple stripes on hood and sides, Silver trim details Unpainted / Metal Clear Tan LW5 N9057 Malaysia 68Cougar Larrys Pink
13 / 21 2009 Larry's Garage 21-Car Set Metalflake Black 68 Cougar - LG21Set
7 / 50 2009 Connect Cars Metalflake Dark Red Black, Light Blue, Neon Yellow Tampos with Yellow "MARYLAND" on sides, and "7" on sides and hood Unpainted / Metal Light Blue Black 5SP N4157 Malaysia Opening hood Maryland 68 Cougar
2010 Valentine's Day Metalflake Dark Red Flat Black roof, Black stripes on side Chrome / Plastic Clear Black Red Rim, Black OH5 R7899 Malaysia 2010 '68 Cougar Valentines 1
2010

Valentine's Day - 6-Pack

Metalflake Silver Flat Black roof, Red stripes on side Chrome / Plastic Red tint Black Red Rim, Black OH5 Malaysia Target exclusive 68cougar vday silver
4 / 6 2010 HWC.com 9 - Real Riders Spectraflame Red Authentic light and trim details Chrome / Metal Clear Black Redline RRMAG Thailand 1/5000 68Cougar 10HWC
2 / 30 2011 Vintage Racing Red Metalflake Silver roof, Dan Gurney Racing deco, "98" Unpainted / Metal Clear Black Racing RR T8459 Thailand P1100787c 1000
135 2011 HW Performance
5/10
Red Black, White and Silver "Edelbrock" deco Chrome / Plastic Tinted Black Red Chrome rim, Black OH5 T9842 Malaysia Date Code(s): D22, D24 68Cougar Performance Red
2011 HW Performance
5/10
Yellow Black, White and Silver "Edelbrock" deco Chrome / Plastic Tinted Black Chrome rim, Black OH5 V0056 Malaysia Date Code(s): D25

Kmart Exclusive

Yellow Mercury Cougar
16 / 20 2011 HWs Garage - Ford Silver White and Red stripes w/Silver flames Unpainted / Metal Tinted Gray Redline, Gray RR5SP T8323 Malaysia Opening hood 68Cougar Garage
119 2012 Muscle Mania - Ford
9/10
Metalflake Blue Black and White stripes, "XR7" trim Chrome / Plastic Clear Black MC5 V5422 Malaysia Date Code(s) D40, D43 2012 Muscle Mania-Ford 68 Mercury Cougar
119 2012 Muscle Mania - Ford
9/10
Metalflake Blue Black and White stripes, "XR7" Chrome / Plastic Clear Black 5SP V5422 Malaysia Date Code(s): D42, D49, D50 2012-MercuryCougar-Blue
119 2012 Muscle Mania - Ford
9/10
Metalflake Blue Silver and Black stripes, "XR-7", trim, lights, hood pins Chrome / Plastic Clear Gray MC5 V5422 Malaysia Date Code(s): D41 Image Not Available
119 2012 Muscle Mania - Ford
9/10
Metalflake Green Black and White stripes, "XR7" trim Chrome / Plastic Clear Beige MC5 V5702 Malaysia Kmart Exclusive V5702mc5
119 2012 Muscle Mania - Ford
9/10
Orange Gray and Black stripes, "XR7" trim Chrome / Plastic Clear Black Chrome rim, Black J5 V5597 Malaysia Date Code(s): E02, E03, E04, E06, E11 2012-68MercuryCougar-Orange
25 / 30 2013 Cool Classics Spectrafrost Green Green stripes Unpainted / Metal Light Blue Green RSW Y9448 Thailand Date Code(s): F42 '68 Cougar-2013 Cool Classics
2013 Multipacks Exclusive Metalflake Dark Red Silver and Black stripes, "XR-7" trim, hood pins Chrome / Plastic Clear Silver MC5 52935 Malaysia Date Code(s): E47 RedMercuryCougar9pack6
5/6 2014 Sweet Rides Pearl White Red and Dark Red tampo, "cinnamon fire" Chrome Plastic Clear Black Black MC5 Red edge Malaysia Date Code(s) F41
Kroger Exclusive
HW-2014-Sweet Rides 05-'68 Mercury Cougar
2015 Multipacks Exclusive Metalflake Purple Silver and Black stripes, "XR-7" trim, hood pins Chrome / Plastic Clear Silver MC5 52935 Malaysia 68-cougar-2015-purple-multipack
1/5 2018 50th Anniversary Originals Spectraflame Yellow 50th Anniversary Logo on door Unpainted / Metal Tinted (Light Blue) Light Brown RL FTX84 Malaysia Date Code(s):  L02, L05

Opening Hood

1968 COUGAR FTX84

Gallery

See also

'68 Mercury Cougar (2014)

'69 Mercury Cougar Eliminator

Custom Cougar (1968)

Nitty Gritty Kitty

Custom Cougar (2002)

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