1965 Plymouth Satelite Is A Classic Muscle Car Hot Rod on 2040-cars
Caldwell, Idaho, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: AUTOMATIC
Sub Model: SATELITE
Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: PURPLE/SILVER
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Interior Color: Black
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. ...
THIS IS A 1965 PLYMOUTH SATELITE, IT HAS A 383 WHICH IS THE FACTORY CORRECT MOTOR FOR THE CAR,IT RUNS REAL GOOD HAS A ALUMINUM INTAKE MANIFOLD AND A EDELBROCK CARB, HAS A AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WHICH SHIFTS GREAT AND EVEN GETS SCRATCH IN SECOND GEAR, THE REAR AXLE IS A POSI I DONT KNOW THE GEAR RATIO IN IT THOUGH. I BOUGHT THIS CAR WITH THE INTENTIONS OF RESTORING BUT THE WIFE HAS CHANGED MY PLANS, I HAVE WAY TO MANY HOT RODS SO I AM THINNING DOWN THE HERD SO THIS IS ONE OF MANY THAT ARE GOING. IT HAS NEW BLACK INTERIOR BUCKET SEATS CENTER CONSOLE , JUST HAD IT PAINTED ABOUT THREE MONTHS AGO PLUM CRAZY PURPLE AND SILVER CAR LOOKS REAL NICE . HAS NEW WHEELS AND TIRES PUT THEM ON ABOUT THREE MONTHS AGO ALSO, THE CAR CAR RUNS AND DRIVES BUT STILL NEEDS TO FINISH THE RESTORATION ON IT NOT MUCH LEFT TO DO, I AM SELLING AS IS WITH NO WARRANTIES , IT IS RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BUYER TO PAY ALL SHIPPING OR TRANSPORT COST THANKS FOR LOOKING AND HAPPY BIDDING IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT ME AND I WILL GET BACK TO YOU RIGHT AWAY
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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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