based on early '60's Mopar Logo

1964/65 Plymouth Barracuda

63 Sprint 200
1963 Valiant Super Sprint sketch, the performance design inspiration for the Barracuda.

Prototype Barracuda design
Airbrush design by Irv Ritchie that led to the Barracuda: C pillar goes toward rear; utilizes 1963 Valiant front fender; no circular emblem below rear window. Production '64-'65 Barracudas used fenders that were also used on the 1965 Valiant.

64-5 Barracuda design sketch
Dave Cummin's front end design sketch for 1964 - 1965 Barracuda

64-5 Barracuda design sketch
Dave Cummin's design sketch for Barracuda showing rear window and circular emblem in center of rear window

64-5 Barracuda design sketch
Dave Cummin's design sketch for Barracuda showing tail light proposal

Barracuda design sketch
Dave Cummin's design sketch for Barracuda showing hatch roof

Source: W.P.C. News, Volume 26, Number 1, September, 1994, pp. 15-18.


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