1970 Plymouth Cuda Pro Street Drag race car. The car was an original 340 car. It is purple with black interior. The interior is still very complete and original, the back seat is still in the car. I purchased this car from auction so I do not know many specific details about the drive line. If you are a race car guy come take a look you probably know more about it than I do. I believe the motor is a 440 with a blower, 2 holly carbs(brand new carbs) MSD ignition, indy heads, Hampton blower, Mezier water pump, chrome alternator. I changed the oil installed new plugs and MSD wires and the 2 new holly carbs. The car starts right up and idles very nice. The trans is a power glide with trans brake and racing shifter. The rear end is a chrysler 8 3/4 with a ladder bar rear suspension. The trans is a built Power glide with trans brake. It has weld racing wheels with mickey thompson street slicks. The car has a wheele bar, parachute, nitrous system, fuel cell and full roll cage. The nitrous is not hooked up but fully plumbed and ready to go. This is a very nice and presentable car It is not a perfect show car just very nice. Runs and drives nice and is a lot of fun. Please call for more info (586)243-6001 thanks.
This car is for sale locally I reserve the right to end the auction at any time. I will require a $500 deposit within 24 hours of the auction close via Pay Pal. Full payment must be made within 10 days of the auctions close via certified funds. Please contact me for more details about closing this sale at (586)243-6001
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We're plenty used to seeing classic cars selling for millions of dollars. It's just that they're usually European: Ferraris, Bugattis, Mercedes and the like. There are some rare American exceptions, usually wearing the names Duesenberg or Shelby. But what we have here is the most expensive Chrysler product ever sold at auction.
The vehicle in question is a Plymouth Barracuda - specifically a 1971 Hemi Cuda Convertible, chassis #BS27R1B315367 - that Mecum Auctions just sold after eight solid minutes of feverish bidding for a high bid of $3.5 million at its auction in Seattle, Washington. That figure positively eclipses the $2.2 million paid for a strikingly similar Hemi Cuda (chassis #BS27R1B269588) fetched nearly seven years ago in Scottsdale and another that was the first muscle car to break the million-dollar mark in 2002.
The Plymouth Superbird is one of those classic American cars from the muscle car era that has captured the imagination of all sorts of automotive enthusiasts long after its presence on roads and race tracks wore away. It's easy to see why. Where else but in the Swingin' Sixties and Seventies would a car leave the factory with an aerodynamics package that included a pointy beak and a rear spoiler that sat several feet above the rear deck?
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The example you see above, which was born in 1970, is one of the finest Superbirds we've ever seen. Combine its complete restoration with its original 426 Hemi engine, and it's no surprise that it managed to bring in a cool half million dollars (plus 10 percent in fees) at Barrett-Jackson. See it yourself in our high-res image gallery above, and scroll down below for the official auction description.
If you want to follow along with the coverage, check out the Hagerty Fantasy Bid online game here.
Before Chrysler had Street and Racing Technology, it had Performance Vehicle Operations. What the two entities have in common, before SRT became its own brand, of course, is that each was created to take Chrysler and Dodge (and Plymouth, before it was unceremoniously killed off) vehicles to the next level of style and performance.
We'll leave the question of whether or not the old Plymouth (and later Chrysler) Prowler was ultimately a stylish, performance-oriented car to you, but the boys and girls currently leading the SRT charge at the Pentastar headquarters are keen to accept the retro-rod into the fold.
According to the automaker, all of SRT's current high-performance models owe a debt of gratitude to the old Prowler, due mostly to that car's use of lightweight bits and pieces and innovative construction techniques. If nothing else, the fact that the Prowler's frame is "the largest machined automotive part in history" is pretty cool. Read all the details here.