This is one of only 17 440 6-BBL Cuda convertibles produced that year, which became the final season of production for this Plymouth body design with any powerplant. For Steven Juliano to own it, it needed to be “the right car” to begin with.
1971 Plymouth Barracuda Prices Plymouth was launched by Walter P. Chrysler in 1926 and two years later had its very own model, the 1928 Model Q. The low-priced division would go on to save the Chrysler Corporation during the great depression offering an alternative to upscale Chrysler and Dodge models.
The iconic Shaker Hood was standard with the Hemi engine and optional on 340 and 383 four-barrel as well as 440 six-barrel engines. In 1971, only 6,228 'Cuda hardtops and 374 convertibles were built. A scant 108 hardtops were built with Hemis and just 11 convertibles had Street Hemi power.
Oct 05, 2020 · It was sporty and attracted younger buyers, something that Plymouth wanted. And since speed was the name of the game in the late 1960s/early 1970s, you could also order a Duster with a 340 cubic inch V-8 that was good for 275 hp. The 340 small-block debuted in 1968 when it was first in the Barracuda and Dodge Dart.