Barracuda

Beautiful 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda 383

The Barracuda experienced a rebirth in 1970 when it shed its roots with the Valiant compact. The car was treated to a new platform that was designed specifically for the pony car and its new corporate sibling, the Dodge… more»

Formula S Project: 1967 Plymouth Barracuda

The Formula S option was an upgraded handling package on the 1965-69 Plymouth Barracuda. It included heavier torsion bars, an anti-roll bar up front, and added leaves in the rear semi-elliptical springs with heavy-duty shocks. It also had beefier… more»

Petty Blue Project: 1972 Plymouth ‘Cuda

Plymouth’s pony car, the Barracuda, arrived on the scene about the same time as the Ford Mustang, but it didn’t generate the kind of interest its competitor did. So, in 1970, the company decided to separate the Barracuda from… more»

Fresh 273: 1967 Plymouth Barracuda

Choosing a likely candidate for a restoration project can be a complex undertaking. Potential buyers need to balance how much work they can perform themselves versus how much money they will have in their bank account to pay somebody… more»

The First Pony Car: 1965 Plymouth Barracuda

Most people think the Mustang was the first “pony car,” hence the market segment would later be named after it. But the Plymouth Barracuda beat the Ford to the punch by 17 days in April 1964. The Barracuda would… more»

Luxury Model: 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe

When the third generation of the Plymouth Barracuda was introduced in 1970, it was an all-new model that bore little resemblance to its predecessor.  The car now rode on a revised version of Chrysler’s B-Body, called the E-Body, and… more»

Moulin Rouge 1 of 255: 1970 Plymouth Barracuda

The Plymouth Barracuda was all-new for 1970, sharing its new E-body with the Dodge Challenger. Chrysler’s “Hi-Impact” colors were in high style and appealed to those who wanted to make a fashion statement with their rides. This roller has… more»

Rare 318 Project: 1973 Plymouth ‘Cuda

To many car aficionados, the name ‘Cuda brings back memories of small, sporty cars with big engines. Like a 383, 440, and the 426 Hemi. However, by 1973, changing conditions had eliminated all those motors and you could even… more»

Return to Stock? 1970 Plymouth Barracuda

Far from the first drag car teasing potential buyers with the idea of being returned to stock, this 1970 Plymouth Barracuda in Payson, Illinois poses a more compelling argument than most. Despite its history as a drag racer since… more»

Highly Optioned: 1968 Plymouth Barracuda Fastback

Launched in 1967, the Second Generation Plymouth Barracuda remained in production for three model years. Our feature Fastback rolled off the line in 1968, and its overall condition is pretty respectable for an unrestored classic of that age. Increasing… more»

340 Six Pack 4-Speed! 1970 Plymouth AAR ‘Cuda

The third generation of the Plymouth Barracuda began in 1970, and while production lasted through 1974, the AAR model of the ‘Cuda was a one-year-only offering for ’70.  The AAR, or All American Racer, was inspired by the Trans… more»

Plum Crazy Or Just Crazy? 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda 340

As big a fan as I am of E-Bodies, generally there’s something I can find to get excited about whenever one shows up for sale online.  From some angle, somewhere, more often than not there’s at least one thing… more»

U-Code 440/4-Speed: 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda

Major project?  For sure.  Impossible?  Well, for me, yes.  But if the next owner is skilled, ambitious, patient, determined, and just about every other adjective one can think of then I guess it could be accomplished.  If you’re all… more»

Rolling U-Code: 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda

At first glance, you probably thought the same thing as I did when you saw the front of this 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda- that it’s not a ’70.  While the car is currently wearing a 1972-1974 grille and headlight bezels,… more»

1 of 68: 1969 Plymouth ‘Cuda 340

The 1969 model year would be the last time the Barracuda shared its platform with the Valiant compact (actually it was the other way around). Though it would grow in popularity the following year, the ‘Cuda 340 saw a… more»

1 of 19: 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda 340

The Plymouth Barracuda was redesigned for 1970 and lost its six-year lineage with the Valiant compact. Public response was favorable as sales improved by 50% over the prior year. That included the ‘Cuda performance editions that could be equipped… more»