Previewed for the press on April 1, the Plymouth Barracuda makes its public debut on April 4 at the International Auto Show in New York. Though touted as a rival to the Ford Mustang (which would be introduced two weeks later), Barracuda sales in 1964 were less than one-tenth that of the Mustang.
* "New Model Cars Pop Out Like Buds of Spring" (Associated Press, April 2, 1964): @
* "Family Car Taking on Sporty Look" (New York Herald Tribune, April 4): @
* Advertisement (Life magazine, May 15): @