23. Plymouth Hemi Cuda
Two of the biggest Chrysler legends from the classic days of muscle car culture are the Barracuda and the 426 Hemi engine. All through the ’60s, those icons of the industry didn’t mix. In 1970 Plymouth offered this legendary engine in Barracuda’s body style, immediately creating one of the fastest and most desirable muscle cars ever made.
The mighty Hemi engine was an expensive, top-of-the-line option for 1970 and 1971 available in coupe or convertible form. It cost around $900 over the price of standard Barracuda. They installed it in just approximately 600 coupes and only 17 convertibles during the two-year production period. The power was rated at 425 HP, but everybody knew the orange monster delivered more than 500 HP straight from the box.