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Plymouth Barracuda

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Plymouth Barracuda
Plymouth Barracuda
Plymouth Barracuda
Plymouth Barracuda
In 1970, Plymouth turned the Barracuda into one of the finest examples of American muscle and called it the 'Cuda.  On the street, powered with the immortal 426 Hemi engine and four-speed transmission, 'Cudas were killers.

Type:  V8
Construction:  cast-iron block and cylinder heads
Valve gear:  2 valves per cylinder operated by a single camshaft, pushrods and rockers
Bore & Stroke:  4.04in x 3.31in
Displacement:  340 cubic inch
Compression Ratio:  10.5:1
Induction System:  3 Holley 2-barrel carbs, Edelbrock intake manifold
Maximum Power:  290 bhp at 5,000 rpm
Maximum torque:  350 lb-ft at 2,800 rpm
Chrysler TorqueFlite 3-speed automatic. Optional 4-speed manual
Unitized with 2-door coupe body panels
Running Gear
Steering:  Recirculating ball
Front suspension:  A arms wth longitudinal torsion bars, telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension:  Live axle with semi-elliptic leaf-springs, telescopic shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Brakes:  Drums front and rear
Wheels:  Stamped Steel 14x6
Tires:  Fiberglass belted, F-70 14
Length:  192 inches
Width:  76.1 inches
Height:  50.9 inches
Wheelbase:  110.0 inches
Track:  59.7 inches (front), 60.7 inches (rear)
Weight:  3,437 lbs.

Production Years:
1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974

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