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Sunday, December 18, 2011

1966-1970 Plymouth Barracuda and Ford Mustang Review - The Competition of Muscle Car


68 Plymouth Barracuda Red Picture


Barracuda was introduced at the time that is not much different from the well-known brands beberrapa Ford Mustang. As we often hear, the name of the Ford Mustang is far more popular than the Barracuda, even some people argue comparative popularity of the Ford Mustang with Barracuda is 8:1. Why so?


1964 Plymouth Barracuda - Left Side View

Here is a glimpse of the Plymouth Barracuda. The muscle car has been introduced since 1964 with the emblem of the Valiant. Size of 225 cubic engine with six cylinders of a piston that is capable of producing up to 180 horsepower. While on the interior side, using a folding chair at the rear, the floor-shifter, is also equipped with vinyl semi-bucket seats are roomy and makes this car able to load lots of stuff.


1967 Plymouth Barracuda Fastback - Front Left View

Development of the next redesign of the Plymouth Barracuda into a line-up that started from the type of coupe and convertible. Design changes were made in 1967 with the intent to incorporate a larger engine and there is an option 6 cylinder and 8 cylinder 225 cubic 273 cubic. These changes result in some improvement of the performance of the vehicle until it reaches the power of 280 horsepower.


1967 Plymouth Barracuda No Torsion Bars - Front View Picture

After that, the 1968 Plymouth Barracuda longer manufactured in the form of super 426 Hemi. This type is designed for race-tuned Hemi specifically for display in the drag racing circuits. Because the design of racing, then a few accessories that are not needed for racing eliminated, while at the glass replaced with Lexan. Speed ​​system testing is being watched very closely, and some vital parts including reduced vehicle weight and aerodynamics improved system to obtain maximum speed.


1968 Plymouth Barracuda Black Exterior - Front Right View

The next edition is a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Barracuda designs similar to the output in 1969. Available in two kinds of Hardtop and Convertible. In that year the fastback is no longer manufactured. 1970 Plymouth Barracuda in the year sold out quickly and fairly successfully absorbed by the market, but in subsequent years sales began to decline due to market interest began to change and the transition from the old muscle cars in the direction of modern muscle cars.

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