Gran Coupe

1 of 1,020: 1971 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe

Despite its all-new design in 1970, the Plymouth Barracuda was still no match for the Ford Mustang in sales. Even though ’70 was Barracuda’s best sales year, the Mustang outsold it by nearly 4 to 1. The Gran Coupe… more»

24k-Mile Luxurious E-Body! 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe

With a total redesign for 1970 models, the future seemed bright for the Plymouth Barracuda, and judging by some of the options a buyer could equip their new car with it’s hard to imagine just how soon afterwards doom… more»

Police Hemi: 1970 Plymouth AAR ‘Cuda Clone

This is an interesting car. It began life as a 1970 Barracuda Gran Coupe with a 318 cubic inch V8. Now it has a 2016 Charger Police Interceptor 5.7-liter Hemi. And cosmetically it’s in the process of being rebranded… more»

First One Ever Built: 1970 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda

Of all the muscle machines deemed legendary and iconic that need no introduction, the Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda rides pretty near the top of the list, and when you factor in desirability and the need for a cash cow to… more»

Another Rare One: 1970 Plymouth Gran Coupe Convertible

Considering Plymouth only produced sixty-six examples of the 1970 Barracuda Gran Coupe Convertible equipped with the 383/TorqueFlite drivetrain combination, it is a rare treat for two to land on our desks at Barn Finds within days. However, the two… more»

1 of 182: 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe

Plymouth redesigned their Barracuda pony car in 1970 using a new E-body platform that was shared with the all-new Dodge Challenger. The buying public responded positively, and sales increased by 50% from 1969. Part of that growth may have… more»

Modern Hemi AAR Clone: 1970 Plymouth Barracuda

Here’s a Barracuda with a rather unusual vision all the way around, and frankly I’m a bit torn on whether I’m kind of on board with what’s been started here or if it’s making me want to cringe. There’s… more»

Luxury Model Convertible: 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe

We’re seeing a lot of the more base model E-Bodies exchanging hands these days with the new owner intending to use them for higher model cloning or resto-mods, which is what the seller of this Barracuda had originally intended,… more»

19k Miles! 1972 Plymouth Fury Gran Coupe

The Gran Coupe and Gran Sedan were added to the full-size Fury line-up in 1972, something of a Mopar version of the Chevy Caprice or Ford LTD. The name would soon get less complicated, and the cars would simply… more»

Original Paint Survivor: 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe

Plymouth’s decision to base its Third Generation Barracuda on the new E-Body platform was wise because it gave the new model a more muscular and purposeful appearance than its predecessors. It is also a look that has aged well,… more»

Gran Coupe Project: 1971 Plymouth Barracuda

The Plymouth Barracuda got re-invented in 1970, losing its physical heritage with the not-so-exciting Valiant compact. It shared its all-new E-body platform with the Dodge Challenger, but they had no sheet metal in common. The Gran Coupe was added… more»

1 of 66 Drop-Tops! 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe

The Plymouth Barracuda got a complete overhaul for 1970 and the result was a design that would deliver a 50% increase in sales over the prior year. Its Gran Coupe was introduced as the premium model for those who… 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»

Hemi Sleeper! 1970 Plymouth Fury Gran Coupe

Chrysler’s full-size cars adopted “fuselage” styling in 1969, with their sides becoming deep and rounded, like the fuselage on an airplane. The 1970 models reflected tweaks in the looks department, with the addition of the Fury Gran Coupe as… more»

Highly Optioned: 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe Convertible

Sometimes there’s nothing quite like having a relative that owns a new car dealership. That is the story behind this 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Gran Coupe Convertible. The original owner’s brother ordered the car on her behalf through his dealership… more»

Garage Stored Project: 1971 Plymouth Barracuda

When the Barracuda was redesigned in 1970, they added an upscale version of the car called the Gran Coupe. It was targeted at buyers looking for more charm and trim in their pony car, whereas the ‘Cuda was for… more»