West Coast Classics are proud to present an absolutely stunning and exceptional example of this gorgeously and very recently restored (with only some 67 miles on the build) and completely rust free 1971 Plymouth Barracuda 2 Door Hardtop resto-mod / tribute with a 1968 rebuilt & modified 440/500HP V8 engine matched to a 'Tremec' 6 speed manual transmission with Pistol-grip shifter and center console in stunning 'Plum Crazy & Matte Black side-body 'Billboards'.
Rebuilt/Modified 1968 Plymouth 440 c.i. block, 500+HP engine Holley 4 Barrel 750 cfm carburetor Edelbrock aluminum hi-rise intake manifold Edelbrock 'Performer RPM' aluminum heads 'Tremec' 6 speed manual transmission with new clutch Pistol Grip Shifter in center console 'Hotchkis Sport Suspension' with Heavy Duty anti-sway bar 'Hotchkis' shock absorbers & original style leaf springs Dana '60' rear axle with a 3.52 Differential gear ratio 'Dougs' 2 1/2" ceramic coated headers 3" Stainless steel dual exhaust pipes Stainless steel mufflers and original style chrome tips. Chrysler 'Rallye" 17" silver painted wheels with stainless steel trim rings 'Nitto' NT555 G2 tires P245/45ZR17's front, P275/400ZR17's rear. Radio delete 'Shaker' air cleaner assembly painted Matte Black Trunk Lid Spoiler painted Matte Black 'Be Cool' twin 14" electric cooling fans. Polished Aluminum: 'Edelbrock' finned valve covers Pulley/belt system 'Be Cool' radiator with overflow tank 'Be Cool' electric fan motor covers MSD electronic ignition system MSD 8.5mm 'Super Conductor' spark plug wires Milodon oil pan Original style faux wood rimmed aluminum 3 spoke steering wheel New original style gauges/instruments Stock center console with 'Pistol Grip' shifter Exterior driver's side mechanical remote rear view mirror 'Wilwood' power brake system with 4 wheel disc brakes New gas tank New 'Optima' 'red top' battery New replacement windshield ..... and much more!
The '68 440 Big Block engine was not detuned as in the later years and it's associated components were all either rebuilt or restored with many high performance upgrades to reportedly produce 500+ horsepower and is mated to a modern 'Tremec' 6 speed manual transmission and the sub-frame and underside are all in excellent condition throughout. The car has been beautifully painted in the classic striking 'Plum Crazy' muscle car color using PPG Basecoat/Clearcoat materials. The panel fit is excellent all around.
We have a thick file of records documenting the car's recent restoration and showing that at no time was any expense spared on this particular cars costs with over $150K spent at only the very best restoration and body shops of San Diego, CA! A simply exquisite work of art! As previously stated the car has been professionally finished in classic 'Plum Crazy' color paint with Billboards and which is still virtually flawless. Obviously an always garage kept car with the original floor boards, trunk and all the typical rust-prone areas completely solid and rust-free with no bondo or filler present.
This particular car literally drives and is as new - must be driven to be believed - drives straight as an arrow with no strange road wobbles, shakes or rattles - a truly remarkable daily driver that will give any modern day muscle car a run for it's money! The 6 speed manual transmission shifts smoothly through all the gears and the temperature always remains cool!
This is a rare opportunity to own a great daily driving and never abused example of a totally restored 1971 'Cuda resto-mod tribute in simply stunning condition throughout with 67 miles since the build! This very rare and highly desirable and collectible unabused example of one of the outstanding mopar designs of the early seventies, a true milestone muscle car with a 440 engine matched to a super desirable 6 speed manual pistol grip shifter and most certainly one sure-fire investment that's bound to only appreciate over the years for any discerning classic American muscle car collector or simply any muscle car enthusiast!