For Sale By:Private Owner
Exterior Color: Curious Yellow
Interior Color: Black
Model: Road Runner
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: RWD
This car is a real wow! 1971 Plymouth road runner the started it's life as a Satelite Sebring Plus with a 318 CI engine. Was a B-5 car, built in Windsor, Ontario, in December 1970, crossed at Niagra Falls on New Years eve, and delivered to it's first home in up state NY. I always wanted a HEMI road runner so I built this one.
Engine: 525 CI stoker HEMI, Stage V Heads, Manifold, and polished allum. valve covers. Two Holley 750's. Custom Air Grabber base plate to fit. Engle K-8 Hyd cam. 586 lift, 249@ .50. Ross 60 over 10.5 to one pistons. Pump gas car. Calis bottom end. 8 qt pan. MSD 6AL, recurved MOPAR dist, Taylor wires. Electric fuel pump, 1/2 inch lines and sender.
TTI 2 1/8 plated Headers, 3 inch TTI ex, ELECTRIC CUTOUTS, stainless Machine Gun tips.
Tans: 727 built to HEMI specs, Floor Shift, 10 inch converter. Deep Pan, real HEMI trans cooler. Rear: Strange DANA 60, 411, narrowed 1.5, perches offset 1.5. Pinion snubber
Four wheel power disc. Cal trac and stock HEMI leafs included. Stock HEMI tor bars, front anti sway bar.
Billet Specialties wheels, 7x18, 10x18 305 45 18 Nitto 555 in rear
Fab paint job in Curious Yellow, hand done graphics, Air Grabber.
Perfect interior, recovered and restored cluster with 150 MPH and Tach, trunk mounted battery.
I owned this car for years and always kept up with the cleaning (top, bottom, and inside) and polishing. It has won national show awards. I have run it at the track best time 10.74 (fast day), will do low 11's with traction (sometimes a problem) all day. The paint is perfect, the car always starts, is very fast, and can be driven often and taken down the track from time to time if you want. Open the electric cutouts to annoy or impress, and also to pick up a tenth or two. It is a nice car to drive.
Plymouth Road Runner for Sale
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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.
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 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.
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.