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
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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.
Before Chrysler had Street and Racing Technology, it had Performance Vehicle Operations. What the two entities have in common, before SRT became its own brand, of course, is that each was created to take Chrysler and Dodge (and Plymouth, before it was unceremoniously killed off) vehicles to the next level of style and performance.
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We'll leave the question of whether or not the old Plymouth (and later Chrysler) Prowler was ultimately a stylish, performance-oriented car to you, but the boys and girls currently leading the SRT charge at the Pentastar headquarters are keen to accept the retro-rod into the fold.
According to the automaker, all of SRT's current high-performance models owe a debt of gratitude to the old Prowler, due mostly to that car's use of lightweight bits and pieces and innovative construction techniques. If nothing else, the fact that the Prowler's frame is "the largest machined automotive part in history" is pretty cool. Read all the details here.
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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