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1968 Mercury Cougar
Debut Series Superfast
Produced 2004-2010 (Closed), 2004-2009 (Exposed)
Number MB636, MB637
Designer Dave Weise
Scale 1:62
1968 Mercury Cougar Light Blue

Model HistoryEdit

The 1968 Mercury Cougar is a casting by Matchbox that debuted for the 2004 Superfast line and is designed by Dave Weise. There are 2 variations of this casting, one with closed headlights and the other with exposed headlights. The casting's number was either MB636 for the closed headlights or MB637 for exposed headlights and was in production from 2004 to 2010 (Closed) or 2004 to 2009 (Exposed) when Matchbox's license with Mercury expired.

VersionsEdit

This 1968 Mercury Cougar vehicle has come out in the following 1/62 scale versions:

MB636 - First Version Closed HeadlightsEdit

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
SF39 2004 Superfast Yellow Red taillights, Black hood scoop Chrome / Plastic Smoke Black SuperfastSplitSpoke H2338 China Superfast 1968 Mercury Cougar
SF62 2005 Superfast Metalflake Maroon Red taillights, white "headlights" (two painted dots on grille) Chrome / Plastic Clear Black SuperfastSmall H7801 China Superfast 1968 Mercury Cougar maroon
ST62 2006 Streakers Metallic Silver Red taillights, Black hood stripes, Yellow driver's side, red passenger side Chrome / Plastic Clear Black SuperfastSmall J6611 Streakers 1968 Mercury Cougar
SF16 2006 Superfast America Metallic gold Red taillights, black "vinyl" roof, trim details Chrome / Plastic Clear Black M001f L1900 Thailand Superfast America 1968 Mercury Cougar
N/A 2006 Naruto 5-Pack Metallic Copper Sasuke (character and text) Chrome / Plastic Blue Black M001f Thailand 1968MercuryCougarmetalliccopper
MB3 2008 Heritage Classics 3/8 Red Black grilles, red taillights, Mercury badge on trunk Chrome / Plastic Smoke Black M001f M5289 Thailand 0803CougarRed
MB3 2008 Heritage Classics 3/8 Light blue Black grilles, red taillights, Mercury badge on trunk Chrome / Plastic Smoke Black M001f M5289 Thailand 1968 Mercury Cougar Light Blue
N/A 2010 Lesney Edition Orange Silver lower section, black "vinyl" roof, detailed trim Unpainted / Metal Smoke Black M001f R1285 Thailand Lesney Edition 68 Mercury Cougar
2010 Showroom Models

 10-Pack

Metalflake Yellow-Green Black headlight covers, Red tail lights Chrome / Plastic Smoke Black M001f R0619 Thailand 1968MercuryCougarlimegreen


MB637 - Exposed HeadlightsEdit

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
SF62 2004 Superfast Avocado Green Silver headlights, red taillights, door handles Chrome / Plastic Clear Red SuperfastSmall G7574 China Superfast 1968 Mercury Cougar green
MB3 2008 Heritage Classics 3/8 Metallic Light Blue Black headlight grilles, red taillights, trim details Chrome / Plastic Clear Black M001f N2188 Thailand 1968 Mercury Cougar Light Blue
MB8 2009 Heritage Classics 7/11 Blue Silver tampos on sides Chrome / Plastic Smoke Black M001f P2921 Thailand 8-1968MercuryCougarOpen
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