| That’s right, a real 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda convertible (Nash Bridges drove a fake) could be worth a whopping $ 1 million for the value of classic cars.
A true Barracuda Hemi Convertible can make millions of dollars these days. It’s a shame Nash didn’t drive a real '71 Cuda Hemi convertible because he could have given a better pension than the police. In 2014, one of the original 71 Hemi Cudas sold for $ 3.5 million.
The beauty you see is the actual car, a 1970s Plymouth Barracuda Hemi convertible that was used in the old Nash Bridges police show.
Apparently a 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Cabriolet, many Barracuda variants were used during the filming of the series, but none have ever seen a Hemi V8 under the hood. Nash Bridges # 1, for example, started out as a 1970 Cuda convertible with a 340 V8 and a four-speed manual gearbox.
Nash Bridges is an American crime series directed by Carlton Cuse starring Don Johnson and Cheech Marin as two inspectors of the Special Investigation Unit of the San Francisco Police Department. The series aired from March 29, 1996 to May 4, 2001 for six seasons on CBS with a total of 122 episodes.
This 1970 Hemi Cuda convertible could be worth $ 3 million. There are rare muscle cars in the world … and in its class is the Plymouth Hemi Cuda convertible.
Don Johnson will repeat the lead role in a revival of Nash Bridges, which The Hollywood Reporter says is in early development on USA Network. The revival is currently scheduled as a two-hour special, but producers are hoping it will serve as a backdoor pilot for the start of production.
Don Johnson decided to use the 1971 Cuda converter in his program. It was he who decided to paint the cars yellow with white interiors. This color is actually a color from the 70s known as a lemon twist.
The Barracuda was Plymouth’s sporty compact, previously based on a Valiant chassis. In contrast, the Cuda, colloquially for Barracuda, had more muscle strength with a V8 383cid, 335hp, or as in this example a 440cid, 390hp V8 and 3 two-barrel carbs or a Hemi, 426cid / 425hp. .
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Nash Bridges’ cancellation this week was a routine and should be a show that ran its course and lost the leaderboard match on Friday night. Star Don Johnson was also ready to move on. There were reports that CBS wanted a new season of the show, but Paramount avoided the cost.
Hagty’s pricing guide currently estimates the value of a 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Condition One at 340,000 while a Condition Four car is still worth 205,000. As impressive as those numbers may seem, the car was worth between 1.2 million and 890,000 in 2007, which gives you an idea of how the market has evolved
September 16, 1984
In 1971, only 6,228 Cuda hardtops and 374 convertibles were built. Nearly 108 hardtops were built with Hemis and only 11 convertibles had Street Hemi power. The four-speed manual Hemi Cuda Cabriolet is the rarest of all, only three were built.