Another of the NASCAR-inspired Cyclone Spoilers for 1969 was a blue-on-white 'Dan Gurney Special.'

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1968-1969 Mercury Cyclone GT Specifications

The restyled 1968-1969 Mercury Cyclone GTs carried over with few changes, though the GT became an option package in 1969, replaced by the CJ as Cyclone's performance model.

Specifications

Engines: all ohv V-8; 1968 GT: 302 cid (4.00 x 3.00), 210/230 bhp; 390 cid (4.05 x 3.78), 265/325 bhp; 427 cid (4.23 x 3.78), 390 bhp; 428 cid (4.13 x 3.98), 335 bhp 1969 Cyclone: 302 cid, 220 bhp; 351 cid (4.00 x 3.50), 250/290 bhp; 390 cid, 320 bhp; 428 cid, 335 bhp 1969 CJ: 428 cid, 335 bhp

Transmissions: 3-speed manual; 4-speed manual and 3-speed Select-Shift Merc-O-Matic optional

Suspension front: upper A-arms, strut-stabilized lower arms, coil springs, anti-sway bar

Suspension rear: live axle, leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums (front discs optional)

Wheelbase (in.): 116.0

Weight (lbs.): 3,273-3,634

Top speed (mph): GT (V8-302): 112; CJ 428: 116

0-60 mph (sec): CJ 428: 5.5-6.1

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