1999 Mercury Cougar

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Rank: #1

Class: Mercury

0-60 Time: 7.8 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from Mercury are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #1 in this class is the 1999 Mercury Cougar, which races 0-60 mph in 7.8 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Spirited Cars.

It darts ahead of the #2 ranked 1983 Mercury Capri by just hundredths of a second and the #3 ranked 1991 Mercury Tracer LTS by 1.3 seconds.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1999 Mercury Cougar vs. 1983 Mercury Capri, you would WIN by just hundredths of a second!

If you happen to roll up next to another Mercury, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1999.

Vehicle information

Year: 1999

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Engine: V-6

Horsepower: 170

Torque: 165

Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 3100

City MPG: 18

Highway MPG: 28

MSRP: $19,865

Performance statistics


Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #584

Best 0-60 Time: 7.8 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 16.0 seconds

@ speed: 86.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 137.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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