In 1960 this may have been the only sports-type touring car in America. It offered a hand-shift gearbox, to control a four-speed French Port-a-Mousson fully syncromesh transmission for the 400-horspower engine option. On the other hand the Standard configuration was a 375-horsepower engine and a Torque Flite Automatic transmission. The interior came as four separate contoured seats and a tachometer console in the floor hump.
1960 Ford Bronco
In 1960 Mercury Cougar was an attempt at European styling with American muscle, 289 cu inch V8 and Bucket seats.
Back in the mid century most cars did not come with a full instrument package, so we all added aftermarket products because we thought we needed to know how our engine’s were running.