Cuda

3Fer! 1972 Chevrolet Corvette LT1/ 1985 Buick Grand National/ 1970 Plymouth Barracuda

Even if it needs to be restored, I still get excited when an LT1 Chevrolet Corvette crosses our path, and a convertible model with a hard top just sweetens the emotion.  But in this case, there’s actually more here… more»

FC7 In Violet! 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe

The Plymouth Barracuda got a big restyle for 1970, with a new body that took the car to legendary status and created a demand that seems to continue to keep growing.  Plymouth wrapped up production at the end of… more»

Bring a Dump Truck! 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda 340

“Blown apart” is how some folks describe their project cars after removing everything from the body. Never has a car looked more blown apart than this 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda in Oxford, New York. The seller describes it as a… more»

Lemon Twist 340! 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda

Rusty Mopars pretty much sell themselves, and this 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda in Allen, Texas is far from the rustiest or worst specimen we’ve seen. An original FY1 Lemon Twist yellow 340 car, set off by a black vinyl top,… more»

Rolling Project: 1974 Plymouth Barracuda

Like it or not, we’re in the Moparland days where high auction reserves and outrageous buy-it-now prices are the norms, even for lower condition basic models with less desirable drivetrains.  So it’s like a breath of fresh air that… 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»

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»

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»

Disassembled Project: 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda

No, what you are seeing here is not one of those rare three-wheeled “Cudas!  But if your first impression was the same as mine, you probably thought that this one had already been used as a parts car at… more»

1 Of 14: 1970 Plymouth Hemi ‘cuda Convertible

Ford GT, Charger Daytona, COPO, Shelby, Hemi ‘Cuda… What do these names all have in common?  If you guessed that they’re all way out of this author’s price range, you’d be correct.  But they’re all also names that create… more»

Story: Happy Ending! 1970 Plymouth AAR ‘cuda

Upon first glance, what you see here looks like a pretty harrowing sight- a 1970 Plymouth ‘cuda that has decades of crud all over it and hasn’t been moved since the eighties.  And it’s not just your run of… more»

Last Year Built: 1974 Plymouth ‘Cuda

Plymouth entered the 1970s with an all-new Barracuda that shared its E-body platform with the Dodge Challenger. Buyers responded favorably and sales increased by 50%. However, by 1974, production was down to a trickle by comparison and Chrysler discontinued… more»

Interesting History! 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda

Making a V-code (440 6-barrel) ‘Cuda into a cloned AAR ‘Cuda may seem improbable today, but in the days before the Internet made classic car shopping easy, you worked with what was available, and that’s exactly what happened to… more»