The 1970 Plymouth HEMI® Cuda is one of the most sought-after muscle cars of all time. With its powerful HEMI® engine and iconic design, it has become a legend among car enthusiasts. And now, one of these rare machines is going up for auction at the 2023 Mecum Indy event.
This particular HEMI® Cuda is a Hardtop model with a 4-speed manual transmission and Super Track Pak. It is one of only 284 produced in this configuration, making it an extremely rare and desirable vehicle. The car has been fully restored using a rotisserie process, ensuring that every detail is perfect.
Under the hood, you’ll find the original matching numbers 7.0-liter (426 cubic-inch) HEMI® V8 engine, with its signature hemispherical cylinder heads and dual 4-barrel carburetors. The engine produces an impressive 425 horsepower, making it one of the most powerful engines of its time. The car also features a dual exhaust system, adding to its iconic sound.
The Super Track Pak with 4.10 gears, power steering, and front disc brakes make this car a pleasure to drive, while the Hurst Pistol Grip shifter and high-back bucket seats give it a true muscle car feel. The factory correct FC7 In-Violet Metallic paint with white interior is a rare and desirable color combination, adding to the car’s appeal.
Other features of this HEMI® Cuda include the N96 Shaker hood with hold-down pins, Rallye instrument cluster, black hockey stick striping, and Rallye wheels with Goodyear F60-15 Polyglas GT tires. The odometer reads just 97,465 miles, making this a well-maintained and carefully preserved piece of automotive history.
With Mecum estimating that this car will take in $300,000 – $350,000, it’s clear that this HEMI® Cuda is a highly sought-after collector’s item. Its rarity, power, and iconic design make it a true classic, and any car enthusiast would be proud to own it.
To get more details on how to bid on this amazing machine, simply visit the car’s dedicated page on Mecum.com.
1970 Plymouth HEMI® Cuda in In-Violet Image Gallery: