Mr. Norm's Super Cuda
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Might a fishy new muscle car be bound for U.S. market consumption? According to USA Today, Ralph Gilles, the man who ably heads Chrysler's Dodge brand, indicated to a crowd of Mopar-obsessed fans at the 2010 SEMA Show that a resurrection of the classic Barracuda is indeed a possibility.

Keep in mind that Dodge has already re-released the Challenger, which was the Barracuda's fellow pony car sibling from 1970 through 1974, so the car's platform is seemingly already there. That raises an interesting conundrum, though: how would The Pentastar differentiate the two models if they shared a platform and featured similar styling?

Another question that would need answering is where the model would fall into the current Chrysler portfolio. Remember, the Barracuda wore a Plymouth badge way back when, and that brand got sent to the great scrapheap in the sky several years ago. As such, if it were ever to happen – which is a very, very big 'if' – we may be in store for a Chrysler Barracuda.

Would the purists object? Probably, but certainly no more than they did when Dodge brought back the Charger nameplate for a four-door sedan... With that in mind, we want to know what you think. Should Chrysler reintroduce the Barracuda?

Should Chrysler reintroduce the Barracuda?
Why are you even asking? Of course there should be a new Barracuda!5647 (30.3%)
Sure... but only if it's not just a rebadged Challenger.8648 (46.4%)
No way, no how. There's no need for another muscle car.4327 (23.2%)


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[Source: USA Today]