Fish Out of Water

Old Cars Weekly archive – May 8, 2008 issue Unearthing a Hemi ’Cuda sealed for 26 years Story & photos by Geoff Stunkard In collector-car circles, the word “Hemi” has become one that connotes rarity and value. The old Chrysler Corp. was not the only auto manufacturer to design hemispherical combustion chambers in its...

Car of the Week: 1970 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda

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.