1972 Plymouth Duster 340 Nice Restoration on 2040-cars
Bridgeton, New Jersey, United States
Body Type:Hard Top
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Green
Number of Cylinders: 8
Trim: 2 Dr
Drive Type: Automatic
Exterior Color: Green
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
I am listing this 1972 Plymouth Duster for a friend. The car is in excellent condition. It is an older restoration about 7yrs. It was professionally done. The car does not have any bondo it is all metal. It is garage kept. The color is the original mopar green, base clear coat and buffed to a beautiful shine. It is accented with flat black rockers, lower fender and lower quarters. The hood is also black. There was a 340 decal on the hood. The owner was going to have it airbrushed on, but doesn't have the time. The engine is a 340 and the trans is a 727 torque flyte. Both the engine and the trans run perfectly. The car has dual exhausts. The brakes and tires are in great condition. There is only a little over 16000 miles on the car as verified by the title as actual miles and the odometer. The interior is beautifully done in the original green with white accents. Check all the pictures. It was a bit sunny and the car may not appear green in some shot, but be assured the entire car is the same color. This is a turn key car. Start it up and drive it home. The only thing you need to decide is whether you want another 340 decal or a painted one. That doesn't take anything away from this car. The car is priced right for a Mopar. It's hard to find many of these that are not rotted away. The car is also being offered locally and is being sold as. No warrenties implied. There are no disappointments with this ride. Any question will be answered asap.
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We're plenty used to seeing classic cars selling for millions of dollars. It's just that they're usually European: Ferraris, Bugattis, Mercedes and the like. There are some rare American exceptions, usually wearing the names Duesenberg or Shelby. But what we have here is the most expensive Chrysler product ever sold at auction.
The vehicle in question is a Plymouth Barracuda - specifically a 1971 Hemi Cuda Convertible, chassis #BS27R1B315367 - that Mecum Auctions just sold after eight solid minutes of feverish bidding for a high bid of $3.5 million at its auction in Seattle, Washington. That figure positively eclipses the $2.2 million paid for a strikingly similar Hemi Cuda (chassis #BS27R1B269588) fetched nearly seven years ago in Scottsdale and another that was the first muscle car to break the million-dollar mark in 2002.
The US Marshal's so-called Blood Muscle Auction was completed earlier this month, with the prestigious nine-car field (two cars were added following Autoblog's initial story, a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 and a rare, mid-restoration 1971 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda) finding new and hopefully law-abiding owners.
Sat, 18 Jan 2014 17:01:00 EST
While we'd normally recap the stars of the show, in this particular auction, every car's sale was newsworthy. The full list of sale prices doesn't seem to be published, but according to The New York Times, the auction brought in a total of $2.5 million, or an average of about $277,000 per car.
The king of the contest seems to be a 1970 Plymouth Superbird (above, right), complete with a 426-cubic-inch Hemi V8, which brought home $575,000. The trio of Yenko Chevys, meanwhile, all easily cleared the six-figure mark, with the Yenko Camaro (above, far right) clearing $315,000, the Chevelle crossing the block for $237,500 and the supremely rare - one of just 37 - Yenko Nova (shown above, left) selling for an even $400,000.
The Plymouth Superbird is one of those classic American cars from the muscle car era that has captured the imagination of all sorts of automotive enthusiasts long after its presence on roads and race tracks wore away. It's easy to see why. Where else but in the Swingin' Sixties and Seventies would a car leave the factory with an aerodynamics package that included a pointy beak and a rear spoiler that sat several feet above the rear deck?
The example you see above, which was born in 1970, is one of the finest Superbirds we've ever seen. Combine its complete restoration with its original 426 Hemi engine, and it's no surprise that it managed to bring in a cool half million dollars (plus 10 percent in fees) at Barrett-Jackson. See it yourself in our high-res image gallery above, and scroll down below for the official auction description.
If you want to follow along with the coverage, check out the Hagerty Fantasy Bid online game here.