Hemi

Hemi Transplant! Grandma’s 1966 Dodge Coronet Sleeper

As a Barn Finds staff writer, I have to be careful not to get too sucked in and resist the temptation of wanting to buy every other car that shows up on our assignment lists.  But this 1966 Dodge… more»

A Beautiful Locomotive: 1955 Chrysler 300

For many years Chrysler, stung by the sales of the Airflow, rarely took chances with styling.  Engineering was always sound, but they became the safe choice for a comfortable, reliable, and somewhat bland automotive experience.  By the mid-fifties that… more»

First Year Street Hemi! 1966 Dodge Charger

Not wanting a badge-engineered copy of Plymouth’s fastback Barracuda, Dodge turned the mid-sized Dodge Coronet into its own swoopy fastback:  the 1966 Charger. The new Charger wasn’t cheap, coming in at $417 more than the top-line Coronet 500, according… more»

392 Hemi! Wicked 1980 Dodge D50 Custom

Fans of the unusual, look no further! Scoffers might peg this shiny mini-pickup as a gussied-up high school ride, “all show and no go,” but buckle up before the light turns green, because that assumption is wrong. Twist the… more»

1-of-468: 1966 Dodge Hemi Charger

When Dodge released the Charger in 1966, it wanted to produce a car that ticked all the boxes that potential buyers could want. They blessed the interior with lashings of luxury touches. At the same time, they made the… more»

426 Hemi Drag Car! 1970 Plymouth GTX

Slaughter the fatted calf! It’s not every day you up and decide to sell your classic Hemi’-powered muscle car, and you can bet this 1970 Plymouth GTX was not recently found in a barn. More likely someone passed away… more»

Never Installed: Mopar 426 Hemi Engine

The 426 cubic-inch Chrysler “Hemi” has become known as the “Elephant Engine.” It started as a racing motor in the 1960s that would be adapted for street use, too. Typically, the street engine produces nearly one horse per cube… more»

Hemi-Powered Gasser: 1940 Ford Deluxe

A gasser is generally defined as a lightweight, high-powered hot rod that was used for drag racing from the late 1950s through the early 1970s. In order to reduce the racing weight, the cars often used fiberglass body parts,… 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»

Dual Hemi Powered: 1957 Matthews Boat

We don’t often feature boats here on Barn Finds, but when you see a boat with dual Hemi’s you get everyone’s attention! If you aren’t too familiar with Matthews boats, they started nearly 100 years ago when Scott Jeremiah… more»

True Hemi Car! 1967 Dodge Coronet R/T Roller

Just when you think every hemi’ powered Mopar from the classic muscle car era has to have been found and restored, something like this pops up! The 1967 Dodge Coronet R/T in London, Kentucky lost its original motor and… more»

1968 Dodge Charger R/T HEMI 4-Speed!

The seller of this 1968 Dodge Charger needs money to fund his business plans. The Charger is listed for sale here on eBay with a Buy It Now Price of $140,000. There is also an option to bid on… more»

Real J Code Hemi: 1968 Plymouth Road Runner

There’s always been something special to me about a first-year model of just about any muscle car.  Even if a manufacturer made tweaks and improvements down the line, there’s just something magical about owning the debut model.  The magic… more»

Hemi Wagon: 1956 Dodge D500 Sierra

Station wagons have come in and out of popularity ever since they were introduced, and right now very few are made – the SUV is the hauler of choice for most people. But back in the 1950s and 1960s… more»

Mister Ed: 1968 Dodge Hemi Dart

In my opinion it is a little tacky to drive a muscle car without the hood installed, but in the case of this car, I might make an exception! You are looking at a real-deal vintage race car. This… more»

Hemi Clone? 1970 Plymouth ‘Cuda

Hemi ‘Cudas are rare and expensive. This car started life as a yellow Plymouth Barracuda with a slant six-cylinder engine and 3-speed manual transmission. Somewhere along the way, an owner thought why not “go big” and installed a 528… more»

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