This Hemi tribute 1970 Plymouth Cuda Grand Coupe convertible is (1) of (17) known four speeds to exist in Chrysler Plymouth historian Galen Govier's documented registry. See photos below of documentation. According to Galen Govier's documentation a total of (17) 4 speed Grand Coupe Convertibles were built in 1970. This car started life in 1970 as (1) of the (17) built 4 speeds by Plymouth. Documentation shows how this car was built when new.
This car from day one was a Grand coupe convertible 318 pistol grip Hurst 4 speed, with rally red exterior, factory white interior bucket seats, and console before the rotisserie restoration with many more factory original options as shown on the original fender tag and broadcast sheet and also listed below.
This car was found in California with all its original Rally Red factory paint and interior with very low documented DOT original 38,264 miles with a spotless rust free body. This car was purchased in California by a private collector who always wanted a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda 4 speed convertible and never had a chance to buy an original one on the dealership show room floor when these cars were being sold brand new in 1970.
So he set out to find a virgin original Cuda convertible in minty low mileage original condition that he could duplicate like the original 1970 (1) of (5) built Hemi Cudas 4 speeds that was offered by Plymouth in 1970. He found what he was looking for in this car you see in the photos here. He made sure all date codes were exact for his restoration.
He collected a mint correct all original low mileage dated 1970/ 426 Hemi motor with its original 30 thousand bore with correct dated carburetors and had it completely built by renowned race legend engine builders Lee Brothers Specialties. Please see this 426 Hemi motor dyno balanced and blue printed speck sheet from Lee Brothers below in the documentation pictures. Next he purchased an OEM, NOS rare complete shaker hood assembly.