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1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

Schwartz Performance never ceases building amazing vehicles. Take for example this 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda that arrived as a painted shell. It was up to Schwartz Performance to give the car a new life.

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

Schwartz Performance started with one of their G-Machine chassis. On to that they installed Heidts independent rear suspension and Ridetech’s Shockwave air ride system. A set of Forgeline DE3P wheels (19×9, 19×12) with Nitto Invo tires (255/35-19, 325/30-19) cover Baer six-piston calipers with 14-inch rotors in front and four-piston calipers in back.

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

In the engine bay Schwartz Performance installed a 6.4 L Hemi V8 from a 2016 Challenger running a Chrysler NGC ECU and custom wiring harness. They added a Magnuson 2300 supercharger kit, Milodon low profile rear sump pan, custom 1.875-inch stainless long tube headers, and BeCool aluminum radiator.

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

Behind the motor sits a T56 Magnum six-speed manual transmission. It sends power through a custom driveshaft to a nodular third-member with TrueTrac LSD and 3.70 gears to 31-spline axles.

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

The drive and passenger sits on Recaro Sportster CS seats behind a leather covered dash with Dakota Digital HDX gauges.

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8

Source: Schwartz Performance (build page)

4 thoughts on “1971 Plymouth Barracuda with a Supercharged Hemi V8”

  1. This 1971 Plymouth Barracuda is a super build that is sorted out like a brand new SRT automobile!
    Beautiful in every way!

  2. Random question, why does the exhaust have an under body exit like that and then still continue further?

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