Originally Posted by lt1silverhawk
My guess is they were probably trying avoid any licensing issues by changing up the grill. So while it resembles a Cougar, its not exactly a Cougar.
Here is one for today. Though it has enough technical merit to be posted in the Transmission forum, the nostalgia factor won over:
And it didn't take engineers too long to figure out if they used curved vanes they could speed up the oil and exert more force (torque multiplication) and have a torque converter.