1969 Road Runner Convertible 4 Speed Mopar on 2040cars
las vegas, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Road Runner
Drive Type: 4 SPEED
Sub Model: ROAD RUNNER
Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: Yellow
Number of Doors: 2
Interior Color: Black
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. ...
69 ROAD RUNNER CONVERTIBLE Y2, FACTORY CONSOLE AND 4 SPEED, POWER STEERING, CAR WAS AN ORIGINAL 383 4 SPEED CAR THAT WAS CHANGED OUT TO A 69 HP440 ENGINE AND HEMI 4 SPEED, HAS AN ORIGINAL A12 HOOD, STILL HAS ORIGINAL INTERIOR AND TOP WITH BOOT, PERFECT CONSOLE, TACH ADDED, BEEN IN FAMILY SINCE 71, HAS A REPRO 6PAC SETUP ON IT. DANA 60 WITH 3:54, HAVE FENDER TAG AND WRONG BROADCAST SHEET WITH CAR, LAST REPAINT WAS IN 78, HAS A SMALL DENT AND SCRATCH IN DRIVERS DOOR, LOTS OF NOS REPRO AND RECHROMED ON CAR, RUNS GREAT, 26 INCH RADIATOR WAS ADDED, NEW GAS TANK AND BRAKES RECENTLY, ORIGINAL QUARTERS ON CAR WITH SMALL PATCHES, NICE ORIGINAL FLOORPANS, CAR IS WHAT I CALL A DRIVER BUT IS VERY PRESENTABLE. FOR MORE INFO CALL 775 513 2316 SOLD AS IS WHERE IS. MUST BE PAID FOR WITHIN 5 BUSINESS DAYS. HAVE AN ORIGINAL 383 RR ENGINE, 23 SPLINE RR 4 SPEED, AND AN ORIGINAL HOOD AVAILABLE AT AN EXTRA COST TO BUYER IF INTERESTED. MAY TRADE UP TO A 69 DAYTONA OR SUPERBIRD.
Plymouth Road Runner for Sale
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:29:00 EST
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:13:00 EST
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.