The Plymouth Barracuda Was The Best Pony Car Ever In The Late 60s

The late 1960s truly were a turbulent and bizarre period in history. The Cold War's greatest proxy war dragged on in Vietnam. Paul McCartney was dead. San Francisco didn't believe in hygiene. A racist sociopath from Ohio had formed one of the most creepy and terrifying cults ever out in the California desert. » 5/17/14 9:30am 5/17/14 9:30am

This '67 Plymouth Barracuda Was American Muscle That Could Handle Too

American muscle cars are great in a straight line, but they're ass in the corners. Right? Everyone says that, so it must be true, right? Not necessarily. Meet a car and its owner eager to prove that adage wrong. » 2/13/14 5:35pm 2/13/14 5:35pm

Muscle Cars, Like Tomatoes, Make Great Heirlooms

Imagine owing a rare, numbers-matching, high-spec, 440-six-pack 1970 Plymouth Barracuda. Then imagine you got it from your cousin when you were 17 years old, and it's now 34 years later? That's the situation with John Cross and his 'Cuda. » 6/08/12 4:30pm 6/08/12 4:30pm

Driver Crashes Muscle Car Onto Bush's Lawn

A man was questioned by the Secret Service Wednesday night after driving a Plymouth Barracuda onto the lawn of former President George W. Bush's home near Dallas. » 12/23/10 7:50am 12/23/10 7:50am

DOTS Cars Get New Paint, With Varying Degrees Of Success

Owners of various Alameda Down On The Street honorees sometimes contact us to let us know how their cars and trucks are doing. Lately, we've heard from a couple who have really spiffed up their rides. » 5/22/10 3:00pm 5/22/10 3:00pm

Hybrids We Approve Of

It's rare we endorse anything hybrid related, but this t-shirt highlights mashups we can get behind. The shirt's only available for a couple more hours — so buy it now. (Hat tip to everyone who tipped us!) [TeeFury] » 3/26/10 2:00pm 3/26/10 2:00pm

You Cannot Outrun The 1980 Rabbit Police Car!

Can a 62-horsepower Rabbit really keep up with a perp standing on the gas pedal of a Barracuda? Hey, the Malaise Era demanded some suspension of disbelief! » 2/13/10 3:00pm 2/13/10 3:00pm

Twin-Turbo Super Cuda Races Enzo, Hits 208 MPH

The LMC Super Cuda is a Viper V10-powered Barracuda designed to reach 200 MPH. The Cuda actually hit 208 MPH before the car's aerodynamics and the driver's balls finally gave out. The Ferrari Enzo it raced gracefully achieved 218 MPH. » 12/15/09 8:00am 12/15/09 8:00am

1966 Plymouth Barracuda Down On The New York Street

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Another New York City find from Voodoojoo! » 11/29/09 4:30pm 11/29/09 4:30pm

1966 Plymouth Barracuda

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Do you approve of a Slant Six, dual-carbed, 4-speed-equipped '66 Barracuda? » 9/13/09 9:00am 9/13/09 9:00am

DOTS-O-Rama Sunday, San Francisco Edition: Torino, Tradesman, Sapporo,…


This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Next up are some high-quality photographs, courtesy of Wimbles. » 2/15/09 12:00pm 2/15/09 12:00pm

900 HP Super Cuda, Super Challenger By Mr. Norm To Debut At SEMA

We anticipate the Dodge Challenger » 10/13/08 1:00pm 10/13/08 1:00pm will have a substantial showing at this years show, and if these two entries from Mr. Norm are any indication, its going to be a big horsepower show. The "Super Challenger" and "Super Cuda" are a pair of heavily modified sporting from Kenne Bell supercharged V8s in addition to…

1967 Plymouth Barracuda, With Bonus Plymouth Poll

We love our Chrysler A-bodies around here, no doubt about that. For that reason, I'm overjoyed to have finally found one of the later A-body-based Barracudas in Alameda. Cool as the 'fastback Valiant' early Barracudas were, the 1966-69 cars were the ones that really looked like their sleek carnivorous namesake (the… » 4/11/08 9:00am 4/11/08 9:00am

SEMA 2007: Much Ado About A 'Cuda That T'wasn't

We were wondering how long (or if) it would take for folks to notice the little two-door 'Cuda sitting behind the SR-392 yesterday. It didn't take too long for people to start rumoring, but before we even left the showroom floor, we'd already gotten our answer from the massively Mopar folks. Mostly because it was… » 10/30/07 9:15am 10/30/07 9:15am