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1970 Plymouth HEMI Cuda-The Most Viewed Muscle Car-In this blog

1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Shark Model-Front Right View

1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Black Opened Cup-Front Left View

1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Interior-Wheel Drive View

The original Plymouth Barracuda hit the streets on April 1, 1964 and was based on the company's Valiant, a fairly universal platform that had two-door coupes, sedans and wagons. Although initial sales were good, it was not until 1970 that the Cuda "really hit his stride. That year, all against the Valiant was cut and the car was built in Plymouth E-body (which shared its underpinnings with the Dodge Challenger ), which was higher than the Valiant. And a larger body that meant 426 CID Chrysler Hemi V8 could fit under the hood.

1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda-Front View

1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Black-Front Left View

Performance models Barracuda 1970-1974 -when the line was discontinued- were marketed as' Cudas, and that name from a special trim package model year 1969 Barracuda. ​​And the name was not the only change. Fastback variant , who had begun the Barracuda was removed from the line, leaving the coupe and convertible options. the line was an entry-level Barracuda Gran Coupe a luxury, sports and 'Cuda, who had the option of the Hemi V8 than the name Hemi 'Cuda.

From 1966-1971, Dodge Hemi stuffed his massive platform in the small E-Body Hemi Cuda and the 1970 "is widely accepted as one of the most saught after these. Only 652 were built when new, including 14 rare convertible, making an original Hemi" Cuda a rare sight.

The Hemi Cuda 'was forced into due to lack extra $ 900 the cost to build a nearly one-third of the purchase price standard. At $ 250, the 440 bhp 390 V8 became the standard Hemi Cuda and made an exception.

1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda-Up View

1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda-Green-Front Left View

Motor Trend tested the 426 Hemi Cuda "in its issue in May 1970, reaching 00 to 60 in 5.8 seconds and 4.1 one mile in 14 seconds at 102 mph.

The long list of available options for 1970 included Barracudas Pak goodies like a track with a 3.54:1 differential ratio, Rallye wheels, an exciting range of colors including Plum Crazy, pistol grip shifters, hockey stick sport stripes, hood pins and a range of comforts. Of all the options, the R-code steet 426 Hemi Mopar engine was the most legendary. He usually delivered through the solid 425 hp 727 Torqueflight automatic and a 3.55:1 Sure Grip rear axle. That is, unless the car was one of 284 that has a manual 4 speed.
 
1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda-Front Left Ground View

1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Engine-Up View
 
With its classic form, tire-shredding power U.S., the limited production and a 1970 Hemi Cuda enormous popularity "can easily fetch more than $ 150 000 USD. This is a remarkable amount for a car with the same quailty build a Plymouth mass-produced. However, the aggressive sound combined with Hemi visual street cred and Barrett-Jackson Cudas advertising now make these more expensive than most Ferraris produced at the same time.

Changes for 1971 were minimal and included a more complex design input 6th grade and bumper grilles gill. Only 100 or more of the seven were built and ultra-rare 1971 are the most expensive convertible muscle cars money can buy. In 72, the government and EPA kicked in the ass muscle car with emissions regulations. After that time, no more Hemi or big block models can be ordered more.

1970 Plymouth HEMI Cuda-Hot Rod Collection

1970 Plymouth Hemi-Cuda Orange-Rear Right View

1970 Plymouth Hemi-Cuda Orange-Front Left View

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