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Autotrader Find: 1984 Mercury Cougar With 102 Original Miles

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author photo by Doug DeMuro August 2016

Of all the inexplicably undriven cars that people erroneously thought they would appreciate when they parked them many years ago, this one is perhaps the all-time ruling king. It's a 1984 Mercury Cougar with a 6-cylinder engine. It's finished in a dull yellow and has hubcaps and a gray cloth interior. It also has only 102 miles on it.

Yes: Someone preserved a yellow 1984 Mercury Cougar with a 6-cylinder engine and hubcaps. And now you can buy it on Autotrader.

It's for sale at Haus Auto Group in Canfield, Ohio, which is just outside Youngstown in the northeastern part of the state. In other words, it's the kind of place where you'd usually ask a car seller if his vehicle has any rust on it -- unless, of course, he's selling a 1984 Mercury Cougar with 102 miles.

More interesting than the fact that someone chose to preserve this Cougar, however, is the price: The car is currently listed for just $10,485, which is actually less than the price of $11,662 on the Cougar's original window sticker (which is, of course, included in the purchase). In other words, a pale yellow 1984 Mercury Cougar is not an investment-grade collectible.

It is, however, incredibly interesting to see one in unspoiled condition, right down to the untouched ashtray and the never-pressed antenna lever. Fortunately, Haus Auto Group has added 63 photos for our viewing pleasure, just in case you're getting a little nostalgic for your own '84 Cougar.

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