1970 Cuda AAR
This car is a 1970 Cuda AAR. Only about 3000 of these were made which makes this a high level collector Mopar. This car was a barn find and was repainted in the early 80's. No rust or deterioration of any kind. Original engine with replacement block direct from Mopar under warranty. Original 4 speed and original rear end. All aspects of this Mopar are excellent. Runs and drives awesomely with six pack working just like new. Hemi Orange which is a high impact color. All correct. Owner needs cash so price reduced to $55,000. Trades welcome. Located near twin cities.
This particular car is one of only 1,120 4 speed cars produced, and one of just 163 EK2 Vitamin C orange color cars produced. The 409 production date shows it was produced April 9, 1970. The car shows only 57,005 miles and stated as actual by the owner, and is a mostly original survivor car. While the car shows some age, in this case, authenticity trumps restoration as there are probably less than 10 remaining in this condition.
Overall engine is a date correct 290 HP 340 that appears to have come from a 1970 Dodge challenger T/A. the 3-2 bbl carburetors were rebuilt and are date correct.
The Chassis is clean and free from oil leaks or dirt accumulations. The rear trunk pan and floor pan are clean. The frame is very clean with no visible signs of rust. The tires are new BF Goodrich Radial T/A's with 225/60R15.
The Exterior is very straight and solid with only minor rust detected in the lower rear area of the left rear 1/4 panel. the car appears to have been repainted in the correct color. The car appears to have been repainted in the correct color in the lat 70's early 80's and has been wet sanded and buffed out to achieve a near factory appearance. the correct strobe stripe package has be replaced with exact replica.
Summary: the 1970 AAR Cuda is iconic among muscle cars of the late 1960's and early 1970's. Over the past few years prices have stabilized and are slowly rising, Demand for these cars are high and supply remains tight. This car rates high for authenticity and has the patina of a very well preserved mostly original, unrestored car.
- Transmission: 4-speed
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