This 1970 Plymouth HEMI® ‘Cuda Could Be Yours, This Weekend

This Matching-Number 426 HEMI Has Some Upgrades...

Get ready for a blast from the past as a rare 1970 Plymouth HEMI ‘Cuda hardtop is revving up to steal the spotlight at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction on Saturday, January 27th, 2024. This muscle car isn’t just any classic – it’s a real R-code HEMI, one of just 652 hardtop HEMI ‘Cudas ever made.

Under the Hood –

1970 Plymouth HEMI® ‘Cuda Hardtop. (Barrett-Jackson).

Pop the hood, and you’ll find the heart of this beast – a 7.0-liter (426 cubic-inch) HEMI V8 engine that’s been given a modern twist. Professionally restored and upgraded for both power and drivability, this HEMI is no ordinary engine. Equipped with BigStuff 3 electronic fuel-injection, modified 392 HEMI injectors, a hydraulic roller cam, and custom pistons, it now packs a dyno-tested punch of 535 horsepower and 532 lb.-ft. of torque.

Shifting gears takes on a whole new meaning with the factory D32 heavy-duty automatic transmission upgraded to a Keisler TREMEC TKO 600 5-speed manual transmission. Complete with a pistol-grip shifter, this transmission upgrade adds a touch of modern performance to the classic driving experience.

It’s Got The Looks –

1970 Plymouth HEMI® ‘Cuda Hardtop. (Barrett-Jackson).

Originally coated in Spinnaker White, this ‘Cuda has undergone a professional makeover, emerging in a striking HEMI Orange finish. The N96 fresh-air Shaker hood not only adds a visual flair but also ensures the engine breathes freely. With hood tie-down pins and N41 dual exhaust featuring N42 chrome tips, this car’s exterior exudes a classic yet powerful vibe.

Sporty Interior – 

1970 Plymouth HEMI® ‘Cuda Hardtop. (Barrett-Jackson).

Inside the cabin, enjoy the comfort of bucket seats and a center console with wood grain accents. The Rallye instrument cluster, complete with an N85 tachometer, adds a sporty touch. Power steering and power disc brakes make maneuvering this muscle car a breeze.

1970 Plymouth HEMI® ‘Cuda Hardtop. (Barrett-Jackson).

As this rare gem prepares to cross the auction block, the next owner will get it with the two factory-original date-code-correct 4-barrel carburetors, adding to its authenticity and allure. Car enthusiasts and collectors alike will be eager to get their hands on this piece of automotive history. With its formidable power, upgraded features, and a distinctive appearance, this 1970 Plymouth HEMI ‘Cuda is set to make waves at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction.

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Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only the Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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any one got a couple M they could lend me.

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