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
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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.
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?
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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.
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.