Another 1970 'Cuda Finds It's Way Home

We are pleased to report Tim & Pam Wellborn have again added to their collection of incredible Hemi-powered Mopar Classics with the repurchase of a car once owned by Tim and his brother Curtis. The following story was recently published by Mitch Sneed on the "" site...

It’s hard to tell how many men have harkened back to their younger life and thought: “Man, I should have never sold that car,” or “I wish I could find out what happened to that car and I would buy it back.”

There are probably plenty of hands in the air about now.

Alexander City’s own Tim Wellborn showed us all last week that there is hope.

Saturday in Indianapolis, Wellborn was able to buy back a 1970 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda that was one of the first collector cars that he and his brother Curtis purchased when they started their collection.

Wellborn paid $185,000 for the bright red classic when it was offered by collector Danny Hill at Dana Mecum’s 28th Annual Original Spring Classic Saturday night.

“I’m so excited to be bringing it home,” Wellborn said during the NBCSports auction coverage. “I’m tickled to death for my brother Chuck and his son. That’s the one we were waiting on.”

Wellborn is recognized as one of the top muscle car collectors in the world. Hemi-powered Mopars are his primary focus, with some of his finest on display at Wellborn Musclecar Museum in Alexander City.

The car features the 426 CI Hemi engine, a factory 4-speed transmission, two 4-barrel carburetors and had just 39,636 original miles.

While Wellborn said he couldn’t wait to drive it, he said on the air that there are no plans to change much, but that he will display it just the way it is.

Congratulations Tim - you're preserving automotive history for future generations to enjoy.

The Garagistry Team