The corona virus is currently the main focus of various countries in the world. This one virus is considered quite dangerous and deadly. However, the 1967 Plymouth Barracuda is arguably far more dangerous than the corona virus. Because it has a great appearance and performance. Because to have it can drain your pockets.
This car, which was produced from 1964 to 1974, is often the target of big collectors. Its authentic shape makes this car always unsightly even though it is no longer young. The 1967 Plymouth Barracuda was built entirely by a well-known modified house, the West Coast Custom. Together with Duane Mayer, they undertook a complete restoration.
All parts of the body are repaired from rust and the chassis is also reinforced to make it stronger. The reinforced chassis is then given an additional plate to make the body heavier. This sports car with 2 doors was then painted black. The black color is used with a glossy model, so it looks shiny when in the hot sun.
One of the striking attention is the pacemaker. The engine used is an engine with a capacity of 6,100 cc, V8, SRT8 Hemi. This engine is mated to a Torqueflite 727 automatic transmission. The power that can be generated from this engine reaches 425 hp with a maximum torque of 569 Nm. This figure is clearly a very large number to be implanted in an old car.
Therefore, West Coast Custom strengthens the legs of this car sector. The braking system itself has adopted disc brakes on all four wheels. While the wheels used are quite unique, because they differ between the front and rear sizes. At the front, wearing 19-inch alloy wheels, while at the back, they wear 20 inches. The interior was also completely overhauled.
The default instrument cluster was replaced using an aftermarket device. The device used is also still using an analog model to give it a classic impression. All seats, trim and dashboard are covered with premium leather with classic motifs. Not to forget an audio device is also paired so you can listen to music while traveling. This car is planned to be auctioned at the Mecum auction house on March 11-14, 2020. Interested in buying it?