Saturday, April 21, 2018
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My Favorite Car: '70 Plymouth Barracuda 440 6-Pak, Logan Westerfield, 59, Indian Rocks Beach

'70 Plymouth Barracuda 440 6-Pak

This is a rare 1970 Plymouth Barracuda with the 440 6-Pak and Pistol Grip 4-on-the-floor shifter. When the 3 x 2-Barrel carbs open up, you have a serious ride, All American! My brother and I found this car in El Paso, Texas, in the mid '90s. Alan Fox was the guy who restored Cudas for Don Johnson for the TV show Miami Vice. He sold my brother this car. We drove the Cuda to Dallas where my brother was living at the time. So much fun driving top down, sun shining, girls smiling. Soon we headed to St. Pete where I live. We enjoyed the car here for years. This photo was taken right before my brother and I drove to Cumberland Gap in Kentucky to see the fall colors. What a trip with the top down, cool air and colors everywhere. Back in Florida at a car show, a man offered to buy the Cuda for four times what we paid! We sold the car after realizing the dream of owning a real Cuda and driving across the country. We were sad to see the Cuda go, but the new owner had that excited gleam in his eye and we knew a new chapter was in the works for the old Cuda. Thanks for all the memories, Plymouth!

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