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http://www.autoblog.com/2009/01/19/rumormill-another-mustang-variant-coming-this-show-season/

Before this auto show season is over, we'll probably see another Ford Mustang variant unveiled. That's the juicy takeaway from a Detroit Auto Show conversation we had with Ford's vice-president of Powertrain Engineering, Barb Samardzich. In the course of discussing the 2010 GT500 and the new Mustang in general, this author made the offhand remark that, after sitting in the 2010, perhaps picking up a used '06 GT just over a year ago was a bit premature. In response, Samardzich gave a knowing look and said, "You want to wait a little longer." That was all we were able to get, but given her position, it seemed noteworthy. After all, she'd know.

We followed up with Ford spokesman Alan Hall after the show in a bid to extract more information. Alan saw this as a fun opportunity to obfuscate, joking that the Blue Oval is readying a Knight Rider edition. (They're not. Relax.) More importantly, however, he didn't deny anything either.

So now we'll take the rumorball and kick off the speculation. We wouldn't expect anything in Chicago. Traditionally, the Winding City isn't a big Mustang show, and the Taurus SHO seems likely to be the big news there anyway. That leaves New York, which has been a solid Mustang venue in recent years. In 2005, the Shelby GT500 was revealed. In 2006, the Shelby GT-H made its debut there. In 2007, we got the production Shelby GT500KR. Last year, no Mustang announcement in Manhattan, so Ford's due.

History would suggest that we'll see another Shelby model in New York, but that's really just a shot in the dark. It could really be anything. Boss? Bullitt? Mach 1? EcoBoost?! You could go on forever with the guessing. Obviously, we could also be wrong, and it could be nothing, but something tells us Ford has a treat up its sleeve...
 

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^ I highly doubt we'll see a production version Mercury Cougar, but there's always hope a Cougar Concept could make a debut, though not likely.
 

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Me five :) .

If ford wants to revive the Cougar name it must be a real Cougar with V8 engine and to be Rear wheel drive .

We want a real Cougar :



Not a cat :( :

Or is that the right way to go with the kind of customer Mercury is aiming for? As for the cat picture in your post, I nearly bought one. When I was told by Fayetteville's Chrysler dealer that fixing the Sebring's air conditioning would cost $1800, I was looking around for something else, and a 4 cylinder, five speed Cougar nearly was my choice. I ultimately decided to get figures on a V6 5 speed Camaro, then decided I couldn't fake my way through those payments. When I did get the A/C fixed, it cost about $400. But anyway, the Mystique based Cougar was actually a pretty nice car, and deserved better. Of course, American males seem to almost have a allergy to pretty or nice, when it comes to what they drive.
 

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Or is that the right way to go with the kind of customer Mercury is aiming for? As for the cat picture in your post, I nearly bought one...
...But anyway, the Mystique based Cougar was actually a pretty nice car, and deserved better. Of course, American males seem to almost have a allergy to pretty or nice, when it comes to what they drive.
I really liked the last Cougar-ette but can see how more traditional fans could have a problem.
I'd like to eventually see (at least) 2 sport(y)car Mercs: a 'real' Cougar & a Cougarette (C2? Reflex-ish?)
...good chance I'd pick the smaller one ;)
 
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