1970 Plymouth Roadrunner Superbird Project 440 Big Block 4 Speed Nascar Hemi on 2040-cars
Evansville, Indiana, United States
Engine:440 big block
For Sale By:Private Seller
Model: Road Runner
Number of Doors: 2
Exterior Color: Blue
Trim: hard top
Interior Color: Black
Drive Type: rear wheel drive
Number of Cylinders: 8
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. ...
If you are a skilled metal worker and have always wanted a Superbird here is your Chance
Up for sale is a 1970 plymouth Roadrunner Superbird tribute project car intended to be nascar style tribute car this is a project car and not for the faint of heart it has some issues but would make a nice start for a superbird clone for the money. Its a base 383 big block four speed B5 blue factory Roadrunner with black interior and 8 3/4 rearend from the factory it now has a pretty nice 1970 coronet front clip on it to make it into a 70 Bird other Bird parts the go with the car are fiberglass rear window plug,fiberglass front spoiler,heavy nicely made fiberglass headlight doors, sheet metal headlight pivot buckets,stainless steel a pilar trim and nose cone to undervalance sheetmetal filler panel, and a very cracked and broken fiberglass three piece wing it could possibly be fixed or used as a pattern.There are a few sites that offer everything you need to make this car a super bird The parts you need would be Nose cone and brackets, front valance along with latch tray and making the hood into a Bird hood.Other parts that go with the car is all of the trim,headliner bows,rear corner pieces,tailights,Dash with correct vincode,heater box four speed transmission,1976 440 four barrel motor,back seats upper and lower several interior trim pieces,dash pad,headlights.AsThe car its self is in decent shape all of the frame rails are solid one cross member needs a patch,needs a new floor pan and some patch panels in the floor board section,the engine compartment is nice only needing patch panels where the hinges are,need some work around the rear window and a few minor rust spots.has new Quarters screwed to it. Needs trunk floor, rear frame rails were removed and rectangle tubing is tacked in place along with wheel tubs it has a 8 3/4 rearend in it with no center section the front left wheel has locked up but by the time you buy it it should be rolling again rolling stock is 15" rally wheels it has a clear Kentucky title along with fender tag.Located in Evansville Indiana if you have any questions you can email me
Body Type: R = Road Runner
Price Class: M = Medium
Body Type: 23 = 2 Door Hardtop
Engine: N = 383 330HP OR 335HP 1-4BBL 8 CYL
Year: 0 = 1970
Sequence Number: 112194 = 12194th Vehical Built
Plymouth Road Runner for Sale
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:31:00 EST
The old saying goes that if you can't do the time, don't do the crime. But being a criminal can involve more than just taking a trip to the big house; it can also mean losing possessions purchased from any ill-gotten gains. Still, one man's loss is another's gain, and if you're in Lodi, NJ, on September 12, you stand the chance to buy some of the ultimate muscle cars from the US Marshals in what is being gruesomely nicknamed the Blood Muscle auction.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:13:00 EST
The grisly moniker was earned because all of the vehicles belonged to the president of a blood testing company who is facing prison time for alleged bribery, according to Hemmings. After all, they are muscle cars bought with actual blood money. The seven-vehicle collection includes some of the ultimate muscle cars ever made, and the original buyer clearly had an eye for rarity.
This cornucopia of V8 power includes a teal 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429, a 1967 Shelby GT500 Mustang, an orange 1970 Plymouth Superbird, a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS convertible and perhaps most prized of all - a trio of 1969 Yenko Chevys with a Chevelle, Nova and Camaro all represented. From the included photos, all of them look to be in fantastic condition.
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.
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