XR7-G Hertz Value

There were only 619 XR7-Gs built. They were built along side the Shelby Mustang, and were available with every engine and transmission offered in 1968, (except the 427). This was the first Cougar to be a part of the Hertz Rent a Racer program. If you have any information about these rare cats, this is the place to share. The XR7-G registry is maintained by Royce Peterson.
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XR7-G Hertz Value

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Post by BigMatt » 18 Jul 2016, 20:21

I am thinking about going to look at an XR7-g Hertz car and I was wondering what it might be worth.

It seems to be a good honest driver quality #3 with one respray. It has a few small bubbles under the vinyl top at the back glass. The current owner has owned it for about 30 years.

I am just wondering if it would be worth going to look at.
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Re: XR7-G Hertz Value

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Post by BigMatt » 18 Jul 2016, 20:28

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Post by BossElim69 » 18 Jul 2016, 20:57

Yes, every G is worth looking at. If all the correct G parts are on the car that will have a lot to do with value. What is the asking price?
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Post by BigMatt » 18 Jul 2016, 21:04

He is asking 29k, but I am not sure how firm he is on that price.

If I bought it, I would probably drive it and take it to local shows. I am not sure I would do any restoration except for addressing the vinyl top.
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Post by BossElim69 » 19 Jul 2016, 07:29

I'll second what Phillip said. If there is no other rust issues then yeah. $29,000 is a good price. No reason to think it's not real, but get a Marti report. might want to contact Royce as well (G register). Royce Peterson roycegte@earthlink.net
Brian Carpenter, President CATS classic Cougar club
67 Cougar road course racer
67 Cougar project car
67 Cougar GT
68 XR7-G trailer queen restoration.
68 Restomod
69 Boss 302 Eliminator
69 XR7 390 survivor
69 XR7 428CJ 4spd
70 Boss 302 Mustang
1993 Harley Davidson
2004 F250 diesel
2004 Jeep Overland 4.7L H.O.
78 Ford F 150 Ranger
08 Cobalt SS

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Post by BigMatt » 19 Jul 2016, 07:49

I talked to the guy last night and everything he said was right. It has a 6 digit DSO Number, he has a lot of documentation.

He said the floors, torque boxes, and trunk turn-downs are good. The sunroof works.

One thing he said, is the door tag is a repro from Marti.
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Re: XR7-G Hertz Value

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Post by chigl » 19 Sep 2016, 19:35

BigMatt. Did you look at and buy the car?

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Post by BigMatt » 21 Sep 2016, 17:44

Yes, I bought the car. It is a super solid car with very minimal rust.

There was accident damage on the passenger rear and the driver door. The rest of the car was in great shape. It had been basically put away for 30 years so even though everything is nice, everything will need to be attended to.

I was able to get the price down to a reasonable level and brought it home that day. I have been doing some minor things to it, but I am going to start pulling the motor in a few weeks for a rebuild.
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Post by Don Rush » 22 Sep 2016, 09:48

This one ended up selling for $20k which might have been a little under market value.

https://classiccougarcommunity.com/forum ... hilit=xr7g

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Post by jcbingcougar » 22 Sep 2016, 18:47

Don Rush wrote:This one ended up selling for $20k which might have been a little under market value.

https://classiccougarcommunity.com/forum ... hilit=xr7g
$20K?
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