1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda 426

1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda 426

Some muscle cars are desirable because they got high horsepower engine while others because they have limited production number. In this case this 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda is actually both. Plymouth had to do everything they could to try and keep up to the sales of the wildly popular Mustang and Camaro, so this car was released in late 1969 and it was a brand new design of the Barracuda platform.

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When it comes to muscle car engines, few are as mythical as the 426 HEMI. The Hemi design was around since the mid 50’s, but by the early 60’s Chrysler engineers were try to built these engines to win races, NASCAR and drag racing. Those were known as the Race Hemis. Under the hood of this beast, there is a 426 cubic inch producing about 425 horsepower and 490 lb-ft of torque.

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