For this Sunday Muscle Cars World found this bad ass 1973 Cuda available at Texas Classic Cars of Dallas. Born a high price class, 318-equipped Barracuda, this car now sports a full ‘cuda cosmetic package and upgraded 340 cubic inch engine + 727 Torque-Flite Automatic Transmission. These guys have completed a lot of recent mechanical work including replacing the heater core, air conditioning compressor and components along with a replaced sending unit for the gas tank and various mechanicals in 2012.
As you can see from the photos below, this car is awesome, and thanks to the High Impact Vitamin C Orange paint, this Cuda is a true muscle car. You know Plymouth’s own pony car was in its final years in 1973. The Barracuda was produced from 1964 until 1974. Plymouth’s “E” Body Barracuda was born in 1970, conceived with a lower, wider, more menacing version of the “B” body predecessor.
The exterior displays classic ‘cuda styling cues including the sinister blacked-out tail light panel and spoiler. The classic “sharks tooth” grille design is desired among Mopar enthusiasts and musclecar lovers alike. Read more!Behind the shark grille, is this transplanted 340 c.i. V8. This street-friendly mill features upgraded Edelbrock induction (carburetor & aluminum intake) along with the ceramic-coated head exhaust system. Creature comforts were few in the Mopar world circa 60s-70s, however this Plymouth is equipped the best of them, including air conditioning, power steering, and power front disc brakes.
The interior features classic sport buckets along with the center console. ‘Cuda badging is prominent on both door panels. The dash displays the original speedometer & gauges along with a mounted tachometer near the speedometer. The original AM Radio was removed and a remote-operated Kenwood Excelon AM/FM stereo CD installed.
This stance is courtesy of polished 17-inch Eagle Alloy wheels wrapped in high performance radials sized at 275/40R17s & 245/45ZR17s.