1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda sells for $560,000 at Mecum

A 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda took the top spot at Mecum Auctions' January 17-26 sale in Kissimmee, Florida, realising $560,000.

The Hemi Cuda is regarded as one of the best extant examples of a muscle car, and is essentially a standard Plymouth Cuda modified with an enormous Hemi 426 engine - nicknamed "The Elephant".

1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda
The 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda features the oversized Hemi 426 engine

It was sold in original condition, with only 33,000 miles on the clock.

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