Plymouth HEMI 'Cuda 

  • $3k built in USA
  • 1970
  • 425 HP 7.0L
  • 117 mph
At $250, the 390 bhp 440 V8 became the norm and made the Hemi Cuda an exception.
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Particular attention has been paid to the accuracy of its components and finishes and to the preservation of as much as possible of its almost unbelievable originality, including the carefully preserved original interior.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Plymouth HEMI 'Cuda

0-60mph

HEMI 'Cuda
6 s
GT500 Coupe
3.5 s
Demon 340
7.8 s

Top speed

HEMI 'Cuda
117 mph
Charger Daytona
200 mph
GT500 Coupe
195 mph

0-100mph

HEMI 'Cuda
13 s
GT500 Coupe
7.7 s

1/4 mile

HEMI 'Cuda
14 s
GT500 Coupe
11.7 s

Data points Key details of the Plymouth HEMI 'Cuda

Price

HEMI 'Cuda
$3k

Horsepower

HEMI 'Cuda
425 HP
Demon 340
275 HP
GT500 Coupe
550 HP

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Plymouth HEMI 'Cuda

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With their classic shape, tire-shredding American power, limited production and huge popularity a 1970 Hemi 'Cuda can easily fetch over $150 000 USD.
Motor Trend tested the 426 Hemi ’Cuda in their May 1970 issue, reaching 0-60 in 5.8 seconds and the 1/4 mile in 14 seconds at 102 mph.
10
Dec

Plymouth HEMI 'Cuda Convertible

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Particular attention has been paid to the accuracy of its components and finishes and to the preservation of as much as possible of its almost unbelievable originality, including the carefully preserved original interior.
The new owner was in a hurry, and the quickest way to meet his request was to swap the original engine for a fresh race-prepared Tignanelli Hemi.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Plymouth
Price $3,164
Type of car Production car
Year 1970
Highest auction price $2.2M, January 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.52 lb/hp
Maximum hp 425 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Maximum torque 490 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Max RPM 5,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,981 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.25:1
Bore/stroke 4.25 in / 3.75 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,620 lb
Width 74.9 in
Height 50.9 in
Length 186.6 in
Front track width 57.5 in
Wheelbase 108 in

road tests

Top speed 117 mph
1/4 mile 14 s
0-60mph 6 s
0-100mph 13 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/9.75 inch Dana 60 Axle
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.44:1
  2. 2: 1.77:1
  3. 3: 1.34:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 3.54:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 178
Rear wheels 381/? 178
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