Barrett-Jackson Countdown: 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda  

Barrett-Jackson Countdown: 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda   

Plymouth only built 107 of these Hemi 'Cudas in 1971, and of those only 59 were equipped with 4-speed manual transmission.

(This is the ninth in a 10-day countdown leading up to Barrett-Jackson’s annual collector car auction in Las Vegas.)

Plymouth only built 107 of these Hemi ‘Cudas in 1971, and of those only 59 were equipped with 4-speed manual transmission.

This matching-numbers example is one of those 59 and has been visually inspected by Galen Govier.  The car comes with a 29-page report, dated May 19, 2005, that certifies the car retains its original matching-numbers 426/425hp Hemi engine, 4-speed manual transmission with pistol-grip shifter, VIN tag, fender tag and stamped body panels.

In the spring of 2005, a rotisserie restoration was completed on the car.

Photos courtesy of Barrett-Jackson Auctions

The car is equipped with 70-amp alternator, dual exhaust, chrome exhaust tips and hood pins. It’s optioned with the Super Track Pack that includes front disc brakes, power brakes, 4.10 Dana 60 rear with Sure Grip differential, max cooling package with 7-blade fan, HEMI suspension and firm-ride shocks.

The Rally instrument cluster features an oil-pressure gauge, clock, variable-speed wipers, wood-grain cluster, heater controls lamp as well as gauges for tachometer, temperature, amp and 150-mph speedometer.

This car will be crossing the block at Barrett-Jackson Vegas

Finished in True Blue Metallic, the interior features high-grade black bucket seats, Music Master AM radio, wood-grain console and tinted glass.

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 This 1971 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda will be lot No. 751 at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas Auction taking place October 19-21 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort. To register as a bidder and learn more visit Barrett-Jackson’s website.

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