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All-Original, Impeccable 1970 Plymouth Cuda Is a Surprising Time Capsule

It’s not that often that you come across a genuine time capsule, but this is one of those special times. And the capsule is not your regular box filled with trinkets and unrelated memorabilia, but a gorgeous, almost brand new Plymouth Cuda.
All-original, unrestored, low mileage 1970 Plymouth Cuda 6 photos
All-original, unrestored, low mileage 1970 Plymouth CudaAll-original, unrestored, low mileage 1970 Plymouth CudaAll-original, unrestored, low mileage 1970 Plymouth CudaAll-original, unrestored, low mileage 1970 Plymouth CudaAll-original, unrestored, low mileage 1970 Plymouth Cuda
Listed at The Vault with the DuPont Registry, this Hemi Cuda comes with a very interesting tale. It was bought new at Shreves Plymouth-Dodge in 1970 by a guy who had just retired and was looking to live fast at the track, for once. So he asked for a Plymouth with the powerful V8: a Cuda with everything on it.

As the video at the bottom of the page explains it, the man only got to enjoy his new ride a few times on the track. He would die later that year and his widow took the car into storage. She passed away as well shortly afterwards and the car went into storage completely. In between then and now, when it was taken out for the listing, it was only driven about 30 more miles.

In other words, this Cuda is brand new. It has a total of just 86 miles on the clock, all the original parts and has never been restored. Cudas are rare finds on their own, but to come across one that is still original, still new, still functional and, for all this, such an awesome time capsule, is the biggest find of the week.

The listing notes that this is the “lowest mileage 1970 Hemi Cuda known to exist” and one of the last ever built. It comes with all proper documentation, the original Tor Red exterior and black vinyl interior, automatic transmission, dual exhaust, shaker hood, and the original heart of the Cuda, the iconic 426 HEMI, rated at 425 horsepower.

Calling this a Holy Grail Car simply is not giving it enough credit,” the listing says.

This being an original, unrestored car with so few miles on it, it comes with a price to match: $1.2 million.



 
 
 
 
 

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