A rare 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda with a 340 V8 and fresh application of Plum Crazy… Oh yeah, we decided to bring your dream Mopar directly to you.
If you’re a Plymouth person, the color is In-Violet; if you’re a Dodge person, it’s Plum Crazy; and if you’re a Mopar fan, you’re just excited to see this coupe expertly re-finished in its factory-correct FC7 High Impact color. But, the true love is in the details. 1971 cars have their own aggressive style with quad headlights and louvers in the fenders only offered that year. This ‘Cuda’s sheetmetal has the iconic rear fender kick that’s showcased by the black rear callout package. In fact, the black trim has been used to amplify this muscle machine’s aggressive attitude – from the rear spoiler to the deep scoops in the J54 sport hood. But it’s the brightwork that makes the final muscle car touches. You see it in items like the hood pins, wraparound bumpers, and large dual exhaust tips jettisoning out of the rear valance. Even the trim rings on the Rallye wheels have a great shine. Best of all, the sale comes with the factory buildsheet so you can verify that your favorite elements are factory-correct!
The black vinyl interior is the right choice to complement the exterior accents. The moment you slip into the high-back bucket seat, you realize just how much the Plymouth people wanted to surround the driver. This is a center console car with the gear selector perfectly molded into the contoured setup. Plus, flanking the sporty three-spoke steering wheel are your controls for heat/defrost and original-style AM/FM stereo. Everything in this one seems quite correct, right down to the artful gauge cluster with large round speedo. So it the interior feels like it’s 1971 all over again.
When you pop the hood, you’ll know those rear fender callouts were not lying. This is Plymouth’s famous 340 cubic-inch V8 presented so nicely with the bold orange block contrasting the purple engine bay. This was born a 340 car, and so it’s nice to have this motor looking correct, right down to the air topper. And while you love this one for its history, you‘ll enjoy it even more when you fire up the V8. It inhales deeply through the four-barrel carburetor and exhales with exhales with plenty of muscle car growl out of the dual exhaust. The three-speed automatic transmission and limited slip rear end give you a real presence on the streets. Plus, the power steering and front disc brakes means this Mopar is easily under your control.
There were less than 6,300 ‘Cuda coupes built in 1971, and far fewer have survived today as nicely as this one. Buying this speedy Plymouth means you’re a standout member of a rare Mopar club, so if you’re ready for true muscle car distinction, call today!