1965 Plymouth Barracuda - $17,995

1965 Plymouth Barracuda - $17,995

Powered by a V8, this fastback Barracuda coupe packs style and performance. Automatic transmission. Radial tires. Finished in Teal metallic paint with black vinyl interior (the car was originally baby blue but has been repainted). Original interior. The drivers seat back has a tear in the top (our Motorland Service Center can reupholster the seat). The Barracuda was a new car introduced the year before. Based on Chrysler's compact A-body platform, the Barracuda made its debut in fastback form on April 1, 1964. The new model used the Valiant's 106 in (2,692 mm) wheelbase and the Valiant hood, headlamp bezels, windshield, vent windows, quarter panels, doors, A-pillar, and bumpers; the trunk and some of the glass was new. Utilizing the same hybrid design approach as Ford did turning its Falcon into the Mustang significantly reduced Plymouth's development and tooling cost and time for the new model. The greatest effort was put into creating its distinguishing 14.4 sq ft (1.34 m2) rear window, a collaboration between Pittsburgh Plate Glass (PPG) and Chrysler designers that created the largest ever installed on a standard production car to that time. The rear seats fold down to create an extra spacious interior compartment with the wraparound rear glass, in addition to the normal rear trunk. Fun fact: The Barracuda was originally supposed to be named the Plymouth Panda.

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For sale or trade. We welcome trade offers for other vintage cars and trucks. Easy financing available! We sold hundreds of classic vehicles since we opened. We can assist with all transportation arrangements. Motorland is a licensed classic car showroom and one-stop service center. Our service center offers repair, upholstery & interior restoration, body, paint, detailing, appraisal, vehicle locator, pick up or delivery, and storage.


Our Showroom & Service Center is located at 2564 Portland Road, Arundel, Maine on US Route 1. We’re 90 minutes north of Boston and 20 minutes south of Portland, Maine. Our hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm and from April-November, we’re also open Saturdays 10am-5pm. Call us anytime at 207.710.6699. Email us at info@motorlandamerica.com.

Vitals

Odometer 63100
Paint Teal
VIN V852625310
Body A Body
Glass Largest wraparound rear glass in American car
Truck/Bed Both rear trunk and fold-down rear seat compartment
Upholstery Black Vinyl
Door Panels Black Vinyl
Headliner Black Vinyl
Floor Black Loop Carpet
Instruments Original radio
Steering Wheel Power Steering
Engine 273 cu in (4.5 L) LA V8
Transmission Automatic Shifter in Center Console
Battery 12 Volt

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