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Here’s Why The 1970 Plymouth Superbird Is So Expensive

During the late 1960s and early 70s, Chrysler’s muscle cars were some of the best on the road. As the owners of Chrysler, Dodge, and Plymouth, they were responsible for legendary cars like the Barracuda, the Charger and the Challenger. In those days, consumers wanted more and more power, and automotive giants like General Motors and Chrysler were always finding new ways to outdo one another.

In 1970, Plymouth modified the design of the Road Runner, a cheap but powerful mid-size car, and turned it into one of the fastest and most aerodynamic cars of its time, the Plymouth Superbird. Chrysler’s engineers added a nearly two-foot-tall rear spoiler and a smooth wedge-like nose. These improvements allowed the Superbird and its cousin the Dodge Charger Daytona, to achieve speeds that were up until that point impossible. In 1970, the Plymouth sold 1920 Superbirds for around $4300 each. Today, they can easily fetch $200,000. So how does a relatively cheap and relatively unpopular muscle car become so expensive? Part of the answer is in their significance in automotive history.

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1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE SS – VIDEO WALK AROUND

Here we have a Cranberry Red, 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle SS with a numbers matching LS3 402 cubic inch big block V8 and Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 automatic transmission.
This restomod is fitted with a 12 bolt rear 3.55 Posi, SSBC front disc brakes and Magnaflow exhaust. The engine was rebuilt with a .604 lift roller cam.
The Chevelle V8 402 cubic inch, 240 hp four-barrel engine was a $166 option when the car was ordered new. Being an SS would have added $350 to the order value. The vinyl top was also an option coming in at $92.
There were a total of 24,946 SS models built for 1972. SS extras included a special suspension which the brochure described as; a Sport Suspension that gives SS remarkable handling qualities on the road.
All Chevelles with SS on the fender came with power disc / drum brakes, a black grille, a special domed hood with lock pins and a left-hand remote control sport mirror.
The base 2-door hardtop coupe Chevelle fitted with a V8 came in at $2759 (with the six costing $2669). The Malibu came in at around $200 more with the SS being the sport option of the Malibu.
ENJOY THE VIDEO BELOW

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1972 Chevrolet Nova – SS BIG BLOCK 454 (Video)

Check out this beautiful 1968 Chevrolet Nova, built into a custom Pro Touring Muscle Car! This Nova is performance oriented in every aspect. It has been finished in a beautiful Marina Blue base coat /clear coat paint. It features all new glass, weatherstripping, and chrome. The cars stance is the first thing that strikes you when you look at it! This was achieved by a custom built subframe and a 4 linked rear axle. The subframe was built narrow to accomodate the big 18×10 inch front wheels. By using DSE rear sheet metal and gas tank, the massive 19×12 inch rear wheels are tucked deep. The wheels are Forgeline Motorsports and the tires are Michelin 275/35/18 front and 345/30/19 rear. The suspenion is coilover front and rear with Corvette C-5 Control arms and C-6 big disc brakes on all four corners. The car is powered by a GM LS2 V8 with a Texas Speed camshaft and a hot tune, attached to a Tremec 6-Speed Manual Transmission and 9 inch rear axle. Vintage air was also added as well as a custom sound system. The car has Black leather interior with Pro Car seats, Covans Dash, and auto meter gauges. A tilt column was a must as well as the Billet Specialties steering wheel. This car is a serious car, not for a novice. Very fast and built well to handle it!

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The 1970 Plymouth Sport Fury GT

The story of Plymouth is one of those Shakespearean tragedies of which the history of motoring has just too many. It’s a tale of romantic woe, at the end of which both lovers end up dead, for all the wrong reasons, and with neither of them ever properly finding out how the other one felt, before it was too late.
In this case, Plymouth is Juliette; specifically, Plymouth is the ’70 Sport Fury GT, and Romeo is us, as in the classy muscle car aficionados of the world. I mean OK, it could be the other way round. You can be Juliette if you want. This analogy is weird enough as it is without adding political correctness to the mix, but that’s the way the world works nowadays.

The point is that Plymouth got taken away from us too soon, too young, and for reasons no-one explained properly at the time….and we died of a broken heart as a result. Well OK, we didn’t, because we found alternative affection (God we’re a shallow fickle bunch), but you get my point.

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1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt “Vintage Burgundy” For Sale

1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt Vintage Burgundy Sedan 427 V8 4 Speed Manual for sale on ebay: US $359,900

Authentic, documented, nut-and-bolt-restored Thunderbolt with many rare original and NOS components
First time being offered for sale to the public
Car number 53 of only 100 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolts produced
Raced by well-known racer Phil Bonner in 1964 NHRA Super Stock competition
Restored by marque expert Donald Allen, well-known restorer of unique and limited production Ford vehicles
Featured in both Muscle Car Review and Old Cars Weekly / Sale includes both feature articles
Correct “Bonner” branded 427 cubic inch Ford FE V8 / Date-correct dual-quad induction
Correct Borg Warner Aluminum Cased 4-speed manual transmission
Correct Ford 9-inch rear axle
Vintage Burgundy paint
Correct Beige vinyl interior with original seats
Lightweight doors, front fenders, hood, and original front bumper
1 of few Thunderbolts with fiberglass doors
Correct 15-inch wheels
NOS Firestone rear tires with lightning bolts in tread pattern
Documentation from Ford Motor Company verifying the car was built for Phil Bonner
Historical summary penned by Larry Davis, Founder of the Thunderbolt Owners Association
Vintage photos and restoration photos
All RK Motors vehicles receive a comprehensive, multi-point inspection
We can arrange shipment of your purchase anywhere in the world

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’15 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Vs ’77 455 Trans Am

’15 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Vs ’77 455 Trans Am!

Once again we have one of those “Old VS New” muscle car race, and this time it’s a Hellcat Vs a 1976 Trans Am. Once again we would not dare spoil the fun so we will let you watch it, enjoy it and see how it goes.

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Blown ’63 Impala Is All Metal, All Muscle, and All Winner!

Now this one is for the books folks.
This is a 1963 Impala and this insanely powerful dragster has an 540ci engine and on top of that humongous engine there is a very big Whipple screw blower that kicks big gulps of air and alcohol into the intake manifold in order to feed the 2000 horsepower that this thing produces. Known as the “Gudfar” which apparently is how the Norwegians call their godfathers, this thing is not the best at transferring all that power to the asphalt so you can see it slide buck and kick its way to the finish line, making it one awesome sight at the track, check it out.

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1967 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 – Concourse Restoration with “Super Snake” 427 For Sale

1967 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 – Concourse Restoration with “Super Snake” 427 for sale on ebay Price:US $325,000

Factory Specifications:
“Nightmist Blue” with “Wimbledon White” Stripes
“Parchment” Interior
428 Police Interceptor
Twin Holly 4-Barrel Carburetors
Power Brakes
Power Steering
Air Conditioning
In Board Running Lamps [Rare Option]

Restoration Specifications:

“Nightmist Blue” with “Wimbledon White” Stripes

“Parchment” Full Leather Interior w/ Perforations

Built 427 Side Oiler (See Ford GT40 Engine Development)

Factory Twin 4-Barrel Carburetors Rebuilt By Holly

MSD Distributor Ignition

Vintage Air Serpentine System with A.C.

High Capacity Cooling System with Thermostatic Electric Fans

Tremec 5-Speed Transmission

Custom Stainless Exhaust

Total Control Products Complete Bolt on Suspension, Undercarriage, and Chassis Stiffeners. Limited Slip Rear End.

Baer Brakes Floating Disk Brake System w/ Sequential Tail Lights

Boyd Coddington Billet Aluminum Smoothy II Wheels (The Late)

Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S in 225/40 ZR18

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1967 Ford Mustang Fastback For Sale

1967 Ford Mustang Fastback for sale at the Mecum Auctions Indianapolis, Indiana May 12, to May 17, 2020

Known as the Pit Viper 427
One-of-a-kind build with unique body styling completed by Big Daddy’s Motor Cars
New 351 Dart block bored and stroked to 427 CI
545 HP and 493 lb-ft of torque
FAST electronic fuel injection, custom made by Smeding Performance
Concept One serpentine pulley system
Tremec 5-speed manual transmission
JBA Headers with side exhaust and electric cut-outs
9 inch rear end with 3.50 gears and Tru-Trac Positraction
Autocross suspension with SCCA anti-roll system
Power rack and pinion steering with Ididit steering column
MotoLita Steering wheel
Quicktime bellhousing
High performance Wilwood braking system with drilled and slotted rotors
High performance Z Rated Tires
Custom console with gauges and rocker switches, covered in leather
Custom Black leather interior
Lowered seats moved 4 inches back
One-piece headliner
Roll-bar and custom paneling
Tinted windows
3-point seatbelts
RetroSound deck with Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary input
6-speaker system with two 10 inch subwoofers and a 5-channel amplifier
Custom made trunk kit with Blue LEDs and remote battery terminals
Painted black with Gray racing stripes, 9 coats color and 7 coats of clear
Winner of 47 awards with several best in shows and best in class awards
Voted Best Mustang in the West 2016
Selected as car no 0001 and poster vehicle for Hot August Nights Reno 2018

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1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Candy Apple Red For Sale

This highly coveted and collectible 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 finished in Candy Apple Red is sittin’ pretty atop the muscle car food chain.