Proudly owning a ‘Cuda from 1973 is very similar to having your identify seem on the highest of an entry checklist to an unique membership. It was the final 12 months for the non-obligatory four-barrel 340 small-block, and emissions and security requirements would solely change into extra strict within the following years. The visually hanging old fashioned styling of the E-body blended with essentially the most highly effective engine obtainable on the time is what Mopar desires are product of.
This good-looking Forest Inexperienced Metallic ’73 Plymouth ‘Cuda, actively up for auction as of this writing, is supplied with the non-obligatory 340 V-8 engine rated at 240-horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. A TorqueFlite automated transmission places the ability to the pavement by way of an unique Slap-Stik shifter. Based on the vendor, this Mopar muscle automobile is all-original, from the engine all the way down to the axles, except for a factory-correct repaint inside the final seven years. It sits on 14-inch Magnum 500-style wheels wrapped with newer put in P215/70R14 BFGoodrich Radial T/A tires that present 2022 manufacturing dates.
“It has the fender tag, VIN, and unique Chrysler sticker nonetheless intact,” says the vendor, who charges the automobile in #1 situation. Simply 11,260 miles seem on the odometer, which, though unverified, the vendor believes to be genuine. Based on the Mopar’s wonderful situation, these numbers very nicely could possibly be true.
Lower than 10,700 ‘Cudas had been inbuilt 1973, and the examples outfitted with the non-obligatory 340 paired with the TorqueFlight automated transmission equate to only over 4,500 examples produced. It’s uncommon to search out an E-body Mopar in such minty situation and with minuscule mileage. In truth, you’re in all probability extra prone to achieve entry to an unique membership than discover one other ‘Cuda similar to this one.