1970 Plymouth Barracuda Convertible.
Check out this cool ride I found while surfing ebay, here the description:
Undeniably one of the most desired American Muscle Cars is the 1970 Convertible Barracuda. I am now offering probably the last chance you will ever get to purchase a MOPAR with a big block and with this history. This NUMBERS MATCHING Barracuda Gran Coupe Convertible is a premium classed, factory 383-4, automatic, front disk brakes, and console shift car with Go Mango exterior. It is 1 of only 66 ever made, and certainly many less of these were this factory orange and how many may still exist. I have heard of two of these, but one was wrecked and one was in extremely poor condition, a borderline parts car. It has been in storage for over 15 years. I bought it a number of years back from the second owner who bought it from an old lady in 1973. My intensions were to restore it to a number 1 car. I love my car, but after a number years of trying to get the time to start the restoration, this car deserves to be driven and I must let it go.
Most importantly, the answer to the $1,000,000 dollar question is, YES, I have the fender tags and broadcast broadcast/build sheet, and the Vin #, door sticker and engine numbers all match. Fender tags read:
M31 N41 R11 V5W Y07 EN1
V3W B51 C16 C55 G36 M25
EK2 P6T5 000 403 C46905
E63 E32 BP27 N0B XXXXXX
Extra tag 1G (if anyone knows what this means, please tell me)
Made in Hamtramck, MI. It DOES have the 70 BFG Space Saver Tire ( no inflator ), air shocks on the rear, original 70 console and a painted, post 1970 pass. side mirror. The original carb and intake did not come with the car when I bought it, so it is not included.
It currently has a Six Pack carb/intake/air cleaner with carb numbers D1565-6R3406R and Center D1565-6R3589R. Decoded as a power top car, it does not have one ( I have heard that the factory did make rare mistakes ), but there is an electric wire in the trunk I believe where they might have hooked up the motor, see the trunk pics.
I also have available a collection of parts that I intended on using and/or substituting during my restoration; power top parts (but no cluster), 68 440 dismantled (90-95% complete), oval air cleaner for 4 barrel carb (1970?), complete 8 /4 rear end (not certain if from an e body), barracuda rally hood with inserts and no hood pin holes, black dash parts, plus a number of more MOPAR parts. These are NOT included in this auction, but I will give the winning bidder the first option to purchase any of these if they wish at a reasonable price. I have dated coded 1970 license plates for this can, and local buyers may be able to title them to the car; as I intended to do when I was finished (this blows the minds out of onlookers at the shows).
The last time I saw one similar to mine sell was a number of months back. It was a transplanted 1972 440 with a six pack and a white interior. It sold for over $140,000.00 US. My reserve is so extremely lower than this, so bid confidently.
Keep in mind when you look at the pictures below, that I did not do a "Pictures cleaning job". The condition of the car in the pics you see are just about the exact way the car was stored over the years... but with the top up.
This car has been in storage for over 15 years. I believe that the interior is original. As with every e body, the body will requires attention on the fenders, rear quarters and there is a hole in the floor behind the driver's seat, and the trunk floor has rust around the plugs. It has undercoating, and from what I can see the underbody is in good shape. I am not a body guy and am not entirely certain if the body would require a good deal or just a little work. During storage the white top has been torn, and the trunk lock has become stiff to turn. The tires are old and only good for storage, and the car has not been run for such a long time, this car is not sold road worthy for pick up.
I am certain all true collectors will agree with me when I say that buying a car that you get to decide who does the work, and you get to decide the material and the quality of workmanship to make all the important decisions is much more valuable than buying one already restored. This is necessary because when you buy one restored you are hoping the job was done right, especially in the areas you can't see.