CELEBRATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ELIMINATOR
Spoilers Held it Down - Nothing Holds it Back

Spoilers held it down, but nothing holds it back! Join us for the 2019 edition of the Carlisle Ford Nationals as one of the most hardcore high performance Cougar growls into the Carlisle Fairgrounds. This year at the Carlisle Ford Nationals we will be celebrating the short-lived Cougar Eliminator with a special showcase in Building T.

In 1969 the Eliminator performance package appeared for the first time in a Mercury Cougar. A 351 cu in (5.8 L) four-barrel Windsor V8 was standard, with the 390 four-barrel V8, the 428CJ and the Boss 302 available as options. The Eliminator also featured a blacked-out grille, special side stripes, front and rear spoilers, an optional Ram Air induction system, a full gauge package including tachometer, upgraded "Decor" interior trim, special high-back bucket seats, rally wheels, raised white letter tires and a performance-tuned suspension and handling package. It also came in vibrant colors, such as white, bright blue metallic, competition orange, and bright yellow.

Fast forward to 1970 where the Eliminator received new striping, revised colors and the four-barrel 351 Cleveland, which replaced the four-barrel 351 Windsor as the standard engine. The upgraded "d├ęcor" interior and styled steel wheels, standard '69 Eliminator equipment, were moved to the options list for the 1970 Eliminator.

Do you have an Eliminator that you would like showcased? (APPLY HERE) for consideration for the Featured Display. Can't stay all weekend but want to be a part of it? (Register today for the NPD Showfield) in the Cougar class for your Eliminator.

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