RK Motors Charlotte is home to some of the coolest muscle cars on the planet, and weve built our reputation on bringing you the best Mopars money can buy. Over the last six years weve sold more Hemi-powered Chryslers than anyone; and when we tell you this Alpine White rarity is one of the finest Cudas on the market, its coming from first-hand experience. Not only is this Plymouth fully documented, it sports a fresh rotisserie restoration thats built around a roster of correct components, and its numbers-matching Hemi/correct A727 drivetrain is 1 of only 368 produced for the 1970 model year. Now that we have your undivided attention, its our pleasure to bring you one of the nicest Hemi Cudas weve ever seen!
The sale of this investment grade Mopar includes an official Galen Govier inspection that decodes the cars fender tag as follows:
E74: 426 cubic inch Hemi Cuda V8 that utilizes two 4-barrel carburetors to create 425 horsepower
D32: A727 Torqueflite automatic transmission
BS: Plymouth Cuda
23: 2-door hardtop
R: 426 cubic inch Hemi Cuda V8 that utilizes two 4-barrel carburetors to create 425 horsepower
0: 1970 model year
B: Assembled at Chryslers Dodge Main manufacturing facility
217918: Production sequence number
EW1: Alpine White paint
H: High trim grade
6: Vinyl bucket seats
X9: Black interior
000: No upper door frame paint (Full door panels)
C13: Scheduled for production on Saturday, December 13th, 1969
121516: Vehicle order number
EW1: Alpine White roof
A32: Super Performance Axle Package
A62: Rallye instrument cluster
B51: Power brakes
C16: Woodgrain console
C55: Front bucket seats
G33: Chrome, remote operated drivers mirror
J45: Hood pins
M21: Drip rail moldings
M25: Body sill moldings
M31: Body belt moldings
M88: Rear deck molding
N41: Dual exhaust
N42: Chrome exhaust tips
N96: Carburetor Fresh Air Package (Shaker hood)
R11: Music Master AM radio
Y05: Built to specs for U.S.A. order
26: 26-inch radiator
EN1: End of fender tag codes (Designated Line 1 build)
Assembled in Hamtramck, Michigan in December of 1969, this spectacular Hemi Cuda is the beneficiary of a professional rotisserie restoration that created a better-than-new show stopper. During that documented rebuild, the cars arrow-straight body, which includes solid-closing doors on top of excellent panel alignment, was stripped to bare metal, massaged into shape and thoroughly block-sanded into virtually flawless surfaces. Once those surfaces were completely clean and fully prepped a spectacular coat of correct Alpine White two-stage was buffed to a wet looking shine. And today, this clean Plymouth sits as one super slick brute that features a perfect combination of no-nonsense looks and vicious street manners!
Thanks to a 1970 redesign, the Cuda lost all commonality with its Valiant stablemate and finally traded its lowly economy car lineage for the square-jawed muscle car image we all know and love. At the front of this rare road warrior, a gray, PLYMOUTH branded grille hangs crystal clear head lights above a bright chrome bumper and familiar, GE-sourced driving lamps. At the top of that grille, a hemicuda branded shaker props traditional stainless pins in front of like-new glass, straight stainless trim and a correct chrome mirror. At the sides of that shaker, textured rocker guards, dent-free wheel frames and pristine Chrysler door handles highlight a smooth, professionally finished profile. And at the back of the car, a Satin Black valence hangs like-new tail lights and a cool cuda emblem between a big spoiler, a bright chrome bumper and square stainless exhaust tips.
Toss this coupes light hood and youll find an original, 426 cubic inch Hemi V8 thats authenticated by a famous 2468330 casting number and matching 179181 partial VIN. As Plymouths top option for power hungry gearheads, Chryslers legendary elephant block utilizes cast iron heads, an oversquare bore, a forged steel crank, forged steel rods, forged aluminum pistons and a hydraulic cam to twist stout 10.25 to 1 compression into a stated 425 horsepower and 490 lb./ft. of torque. All that high performance hardware spins in a glossy, Hemi Orange block that hangs attractive, Organisol-coated valve covers over correct, low-restriction exhaust manifolds. A perfect mixture of fuel and air is supplied by correct Carter carburetors and a correct aluminum intake. Compression is sparked by high quality Chrysler Electronic Suppression wires, which are snapped onto a correct points distributor. And resultant combustion is cooled by a big, 26-inch radiator thats fitted with fresh, Chrysler-branded hoses and old school squeeze clamps. Visually, the cars Alpine White engine compartment is clean and understated... Well, as understated as a classic Hemi can be. The big mill performs as well as it ever has. And naturally, details like factory decals, a reproduction Mopar battery and a familiar Chrysler washer reservoir have been professionally restored or completely replicated.
Slide under this spotless E-Body and youll find a solid chassis thats ready for the turntable. Glossy white two-stage highlights exceptionally clean floors that have been finished to better-than-new condition. Behind the Hemi, a correct A727 Torqueflite is tight and shifts like new. That stalwart gearbox sends power to a correct Dana 60 Super Performance axle. Naturally, that spirited driveline hangs in a restored Hemi suspension. Stops come courtesy of standard power front disc and rear drum brakes. Exhaust is handled by aluminized tubes that bend around an H-shaped crossover, Chrysler-branded mufflers and factory-correct resonators. And all this Mopar goodness rolls on stylish Rallye wheels, which twist F60-15 Goodyear Polyglas GTs around satin trim rings and silver center caps.
Swivel this Plymouths level doors and youll find a correct Black interior thats functional, straightforward and very livable. The front bucket and rear bench seats are wrapped in pliable vinyl covers that display hardly any signs of wear. Below those seats, stain-free carpet centers a correct, wood-trimmed console on a correct Slap Stik shifter. At the sides of that carpet, black door panels proudly hang the Cuda name above traditional cranks, integrated handles and small chrome locks. In front of those panels, a Barracuda branded dash props correct Rallye gauges above a familiar Multiplex stereo. Above that dash, a tight black headliner frames factory-correct shoulder belts. In front of the driver, an attractive, wood-trimmed steering wheel mixes subtle form with major function. And behind the passengers, a nicely finished trunk centers a correct jack and space saver spare tire between a correct mat and new decklid decal.
The sale of this iconic Mopar includes an original owners manual, original dealer supplements, detailed restoration photos, the aforementioned Govier inspection and paperwork for the Chrysler Registry.
This Cuda has it all: looks to kill, power that never stops and a roster of rare components that would take years to duplicate ...For more information please call the seller.