Window Sticker Shock , what did your Cat(s) cost when new ?

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Window Sticker Shock , what did your Cat(s) cost when new ?

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Post by 7.0 Litre Kid » 24 Apr 2018, 17:11

I didn’t see this topic, so I thought I d start one here!

What did your cat sell for when new?

I’ll start with a ‘68 I currently take care of.

This is definitely on the high end of the bar!

Very cool to be able to identify the order type from the Marti Report
This was ordered as a Dealer -Demonstrater
Vs the more typical retail or stock order


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Post by Midlife » 24 Apr 2018, 17:28

12% sales tax? Are those dollars in Canadian or US dollars?

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Post by 7.0 Litre Kid » 24 Apr 2018, 17:42

I believe it’s the added cost for a Canadian export.

Someone else might be able to clarify
Here is a copy made from this site (Window Sticker Generator)
I added rear defroster , although not original
It sports one now


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Post by Blitz » 24 Apr 2018, 17:53

Wow! I just did the "dream Cougar" window sticker generator for my car, and it looks like it would have been about $3,945 when new. It's just a base '68 with a short list of common options.

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Question on the "deluxe wheel covers" - I'm assuming that's just the normal hubcaps? What happened if you didn't select any hubcaps? You'd just get the plain steel wheels with nothing on them?

Also fun to calculate the equivalent price today with inflation. Apparently mine would be $28,688 in 2018 dollars. 7.0 Litre Kid's GT-E would be $44,854. Wow! Source: https://www.dollartimes.com/inflation/inflation.php
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Post by propayne » 24 Apr 2018, 18:36

Here is the Marti reproduced window sticker for my Cougar.

More new than a lot of Fords that are way more valuable now, like Shelbys and Boss 9 Mustangs.

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Post by Trixie » 24 Apr 2018, 21:51

Here's my original ford invoice from my '69 convertible. Notice the price differences.
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Post by badcatt » 25 Apr 2018, 00:30

I have 2 original window stickers for my cars. First one is for Ginger, not near GTE money, but still not a cheep car at $4731.40.
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And or the 71 Blue Upbeat interior XR-7, No where the number of expensive options but still not cheep at $4549.20.
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I need to get invoices and or elite reports for my convertible and CJ cars to see what they cost.
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Post by scottfzeller » 25 Apr 2018, 07:00

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Post by MrEos » 25 Apr 2018, 07:16

Adding to the collection, here is the Marti reproduction window sticker for Q-vert. Marti told me that the original would not have had the prices on it, as they had not yet been determined when my car was released. He gave me option of doing that way, or adding the prices that were later finalized.

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I notice that mine went through the same dealer as Trixie's - Midland Auto in Midland, Texas. The address now has a U-Haul store.

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Post by Leroy R » 25 Apr 2018, 08:25

$4182.41 was the dealers cost from the factory. Not sure what it was to the original owner.

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