The 2018 Chrysler Barracuda is a coupe Sport Midsize of Plymouth, the former division of Chrysler. The 2018 Chrysler Barracuda also had its glory days with powerful V8, released just before the Mustang. The competitor Chrysler announced the one that effectively inaugurated the pony-car segment: the Plymouth Barracuda. The 2018 Chrysler Barracuda, the design of the car with the fish name was the same as that of Ford’s horse: 2+2-seater coupe, simple and affordable. However, unlike the beautiful Mustang, the “Cuda” as it was known, was a fastback adaptation of the familiar two-door Valiant. So it was sold as Valiant of Chrysler Barracuda.
These were two six-cylinder 2800 cm³ (101 hp) and 3700 cm³ (145 hp) accompanied by a 4500 cc V8 engine capacity capable of developing 180 hp. The 2018 Chrysler Barracuda, least powerful engine, however, was soon abandoned and withdrawn from the market, the base price of the car stood on the $2,500. In 1965, however, the range is enriched with a V8 engine identical to the one already mounted but enhanced up to 235 hp (Commando V8) and a sports package, called “Formula D” that included in addition to the engine Commando also suspensions, wheels, tires and speedometer sports.
In 1967 the Chrysler Barracuda was redesigned but retained the derivation Chrysler chassis. The Chrysler Barracuda equipped with more powerful engines, 6300cc and 7200cc in 1967, 1969. There was also the production of 50 extreme cars for non-road use and other 50 Darts designed for drag racing.
1970 saw another redesign of the Chrysler Barracuda, which was shortened and fitted with a new chassis as well as the famous 7000 cm³ Chrysler. So modernized the Barracuda was capable of excellent performance, and also ran in the Trans-Am Series, although without success, led by Swede Savage and Dan Gurney. They obtained three pole positions and the best result was a second place at Road America. In 1971 it was performed a slight facelift, because the seats were changed, was added a new grille, new taillights and headlights went from two to four. Of this model, they were sold 11 million copies, of which 7 only in the United States of America.