Mecum’s inaugural Seattle auction last weekend carved out its place in the history books with the record-setting sale of a 1971 Plymouth Hemi ’Cuda Convertible (Lot S95).
Raw power was the Hemi ’Cuda’s long suit, but the list of buyers was short. Insurance companies frowned on Hemi ’Cudas and didn’t care if they could do 0-to-60 mph in 5.8 seconds and the quarter mile in 14.1 seconds at 103.2 mph.
Need an excuse to mail a letter? The new Muscle Cars postage stamps to go on sale Friday, Feb. 22, celebrate an exciting era in American automotive history.