1973 PLYMOUTH ROAD RUNNER -- A DIFFERENT PLYMOUTH SATELLITE
Plymouth Road Runners, while a muscle car, was within the Plymouth Satellite model, an intermediate size car. The Satellite could have a V8 318 where the Road Runner, designated as a muscle car, had a V8 340 cid with 240 horses. Differences between the two are significant The Road Runner had the hood scoops, the racing stripes, the rally wheels, rally steering wheel, console with a T-handle shifter, and appropriate muscle car interior. There was the price difference too between a Satellite coupe - $2,755 and the Road Runner -- $3,115. So there you could have a choice between a Plymouth personal luxury car, the Satelite, or you could chose the Road Runner muscle car. Both models shared the same body shell but there was that significant difference. Thanks very much for viewing this 1973 Plymouth Road Runner.
1973 Plymouth Road Runner for sale at Gateway Classic Cars in St. Louis, MO
'Meep' Meep'...For sale is a 1973 Plymouth Roadrunner! This is a great
running and driving muscle car that is looking for a new home. Under the
hood of the Plymouth is a big block 400 CID V8 engine and a 4-spd manual
transmission! It is hard not to have a smile on your face given this
combination. The rear end is comprised of a sure-grip 8 3/4 with 3.91
gears. Other options include: A/C, Power Brakes, Power Steering, Seat
Belts, Vinyl Interior, Radial Tires, and Raised White Letters. This
Plymouth is one of 749 built with a 4-spd and big block. In 1973 many
dealerships did not carry this combination because of all the new emissions
controls. Society was starting to step away from large cubic inches and horsepower but this
Roadrunner is an exception! The car also offers power front disc brakes for
quick stopping power. The exterior of the car is painted bright red and the
interior offers white vinyl. To view this classic muscle machine please go
to www.gatewayclassiccars.com or our St. Louis showroom. For more
information contact 618-271-3000.
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Daredevil Driving Stunts in a 1936 Plymouth: "Trial by Torture" 1935 Chrysler Corporation
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Toughness of the 1936 Plymouth is demonstrated by showing how components,
structures, and the entire vehicle are "torture tested." Includes several
good shots of deliberately rolling cars, and daredevil driving by "Hell
Drivers' such as Lucky Teter and Jimmy Lynch.
Public domain film from the Prelinger Archive, slightly cropped to remove
uneven edges, with the aspect ratio corrected, and mild video noise
The soundtrack was also processed with volume normalization, noise
reduction, clipping reduction, and/or equalization (the resulting sound,
though not perfect, is far less noisy than the original).
Plymouth was a marque of automobiles based in the United States, produced
by the Chrysler Corporation and its successor DaimlerChrysler. Production
was discontinued on June 29, 2001 in the United States.
The Plymouth automobile was introduced on July 7, 1928. It was Chrysler
Corporation's first entry in the low-priced field, which at the time was
already dominated by Chevrolet and Ford. Plymouths were actually priced
slightly higher than their competition, but offered all standard features
such as internal expanding hydraulic brakes that the competition did not
provide. Plymouths were originally sold exclusively through Chrysler
dealerships. The logo featured a rear view of the ship Mayflower which
landed at Plymouth Rock. However, the Plymouth brand name came from
Plymouth Binder Twine, chosen by Joe Frazer for its popularity among
The origins of Plymouth can be traced back to the Maxwell automobile. When
Walter P. Chrysler took over control of the troubled Maxwell-Chalmers car
company in the early 1920s, he inherited the Maxwell as part of the
package. After he used the company's facilities to help create and launch
the Chrysler car in 1924, he decided to create a lower-priced companion
car. So for 1926 the Maxwell was reworked and re-badged as the low-end
Chrysler "52" model. In 1928, the "52" was once again redesigned to create
the Chrysler-Plymouth Model Q. The "Chrysler" portion of the nameplate was
dropped with the introduction of the Plymouth Model U in 1929.
Great Depression, 1940s and 1950s
While the original purpose of the Plymouth was to serve a lower-end
marketing niche, during the Great Depression of the 1930s, the marque
helped significantly in ensuring the survival of the Chrysler Corporation
in a decade when many other car companies failed. Beginning in 1930,
Plymouths were sold by all three Chrysler divisions (Chrysler, DeSoto, and
Dodge). Plymouth sales were a bright spot during this dismal automotive
period, and by 1931 Plymouth rose to the number three spot among all cars.
In 1931 with the Model PA, the company introduced floating power and
boasted, "The economy of a four; the smoothness of a six." In 1933 Chrysler
decided to catch up with Ford and Chevrolet with respect to engine cylinder
count. The 190 cu in version of Chrysler's flathead-6 engine was equipped
with a downdraft carburetor and installed in the new 1933 Plymouth PC,
introduced on 17 November 1932. However, Chrysler had reduced the PC's
wheelbase from 112 in (284.5 cm) to 107 in (271.8 cm), and the car sold
poorly. By April 1933, the Dodge division's Model DP chassis, with a 112 in
(284.5 cm) wheelbase, was put under the PC body with DP front fenders,
hood, and radiator shell. The model designation was advanced to PD and the
car was marketed as the "DeLuxe" 1933 Plymouth. This car sold very well and
is the 1933 model most commonly found in collections. The PC became the
'Standard Six'. It had been the 'Plymouth Six' at introduction, and was
sold through to the end of 1933, but in much lower numbers. It is
consequently in the minority in collectors' hands today. In 1937, Plymouth
(along with the other Chrysler makes) added safety features such as flat
dash boards with recessed controls and the back of the front seat padded
for the rear seat occupants. The PC was shipped overseas to Sweden,
Denmark, and the UK, as well as Australia. In the UK it was sold as a
'Chrysler Kew', Kew Gardens being the location of the Chrysler factory
outside London. The flathead 6 which started with the 1933 Model PC stayed
in the Plymouth until the 1959 models.
In 1939 Plymouth produced 417,528 vehicles, of which 5,967 were two-door
convertible coupes with rumble seats. The 1939 convertible coupe was
prominently featured at Chrysler's exhibit at the 1939 New York World's
Fair, advertised as the first mass-production convertible with a power
folding top. It featured a 201 cu in, 82 hp version of the flathead six
For much of its life, Plymouth was one of the top-selling American
automobile brands; it together with Chevrolet and Ford were commonly
referred to as the "low-priced three" marques in the American market...
1973 Plymouth Road Runner
Here's a BIG BLOCK powered Road Runner with a 4 speed! It has a 1968 440ci
V8 and the factory original "Hemi" 4 speed manual transmission, the factory
8 3/4 posi rear end with 3:55 gears, factory front and rear sway bars,
power steering, power disc brakes, custom performance dual Exhaust, and that super cool Hurst pistol grip
shifter! The engine has an Edelbrock intake manifold, an Accel coil, Taylor
wires, chrome valve covers, and a new Autolite Platinum battery. The
interior has incredibly comfortable black vinyl seats, black carpet, remote
driver's mirror, seat belts with shoulder attachments, and a nice factory
gauge package. The look of this Road Runner is completed by the Road Runner
decal kit, and a brand spanking new set of BFG tires. (245/60/15 front &
275/60/15 rear) This thing is SO fun to drive! It has tons and power and
1972 Plymouth Road Runner Grn WG021613
Well, firstly the color grabs your attention! Then the famous
"beeb...beep" of that horn! Then the trick pop-up hood scoop...then the
440 and its pistol grip shifter! There's a lot to love with this one! The
paint is absolutely magnificent!
1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Review
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According to the original window sticker, this Superbird originally sold
for $4,794.62 back in 1970.
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vehicle is all about beginning with the start up, performance data, fuel
economy, the occasional track data, and build quality. Also, I will teach
you how to use most of the interior and exterior features in a detailed
fashion, that before, you could only get from going to a dealership
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differences about the vehicle, any available options, and of course it
would not be an enthusiast car video without the good ole engine portion
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1973 Plymouth Satellite For Sale Coupe for sale in Riverhead
This 1973 Plymouth Satellite For Sale Coupe is for sale in Riverhead, NY
11901 at WeBe Autos Ltd..
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Engine: Unspecified 360
Contact WeBe Autos Ltd. 1129 Cross River Road Riverhead, NY 11901 to test
drive this 1973 Plymouth Satellite For Sale Coupe today.
1971 Plymouth Roadrunner 81k Original Miles, Rust Free 383 V8 4 Spd Pistol Grip
This is a very nice original 1971 Mopar, rust free California car with 81k
actual miles. It has the 383 4V hi-performance motor with the Pistol Grip 4
speed transmission. It is a numbers matching vehicle with factory Air
Conditioning, Power Steering, Original Hood Pins, Road Runner (Beep-Beep)
Horn, and Front/Rear Spoilers. It has an aftermarket Tach and gauges under
the dash, 15" Weld Racing Wheels and has been repainted the original color
with new decals. The Brake Booster
and alternator have been replaced. It comes with the owner’s manual and
1971 Chrysler-Plymouth Sales Brochure. This car drives like a muscle car
should and sounds as tough as it looks. Please call with questions or
requests for more pictures, come take a look and drive this car you will
not be disappointed. It is a great vehicle to add to a collection and an
great piece to start with if you are wanting to do a full restoration.
1970 Plymouth Roadrunner test drive.wmv
Base model 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner... FK5 Deep Burnt Orange..383
magnum...335hp... single point ignition...727 torqueflite transmission with
column shift....standard braking system with drum brakes..Power
steering...AM radio.. tachometer,oil, water,and ampmeter needle gauges
Bench seats. All standard equipment..... Some modifications to engine,
transmission and drivetrain, plus a roadrunner dust trail , hood stripes
and sun tach was added. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd plus stopping test was a success.
An improved track time is expected.
134120 / 1972 Plymouth Satellite
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/bn6xgd2
The product of a high dollar, multi-year build, this incredible Mopar
pro-tourer wraps a 500 horsepower 3G Hemi and a
completely custom suspension in a custom leather interior and killer
Completed in early 2012, this super clean curve carver is the direct result
of what happens when a seasoned fabricator has an uncompromised vision,
major dedication and access to a six-figure bank account. See, the car's
creator already owned a killer Charger that was buff enough to pull down
sub 10-second passes on an NHRA-sanctioned drag strip, so he wanted to
build a second car that was a bit milder and quite different. Enter this
neon Plymouth, a project which quickly escalated from the restoration of a
fun cruiser into the creation of an outrageous driver's car.
Hoist this Plymouth's bright fiberglass hood and you'll find 6.1 liters of
naturally aspirated 3G Hemi bliss. Straight from the factory that popular
SRT8 powerplant produces an impressive 425 horsepower and 420 lb./ft.
of torque. And with the help of a custom tune by the folks at Bouchillon
Performance Engineering in Hanahan, South Carolina, its performance
transforms from wild to flat out wicked! Measuring in at roughly 372 cubic
inches, the big mill uses a revised block, forged internals, lighter
pistons and a cast aluminum intake to crank out a whopping 500 horsepower and 460 lb./ft.
of torque. And best of all, that's 500 horsepower that'll fire up
in any weather, last thousands of maintenance-free miles, and probably lay
waste to any old school muscle car that's brave enough to stage a
Behind the neo Hemi, a Hughes Performance A727 Torqueflite produces great
bite and hard launches. Out back, there's a fresh Moser Sure Grip rear end
that's equipped with moderate, pavement pounding gears. At the front of the
car, custom-mounted rack and pinion steering provides smooth turns and
quick reflexes. That rack is held off the ground by a first class double
A-arm suspension that's a product of Magnumforce upper control arms, two
inch drip spindles, fresh Aldan coil overs and modified Mancini lower
control arms. Holding the car's rear end off the ground is a Reilly
Motorsports triangulated four link set up that's equipped with new QA-1
coil over shocks. And at the corners of the chassis, custom Boze Alloy
wheels spin 235/55R18 front and 305/45R20 rear Yokohama Advan STs around
graphite gray spokes, satin-finished lips and yellow-trimmed center caps.
Open this B-Body's solid closing doors and take in its custom black
interior that, as an astute combination of serious hardware and modern
aesthetics, is the perfect place to spend jaunts like Hot Rod's famed Power
Tour. The first thing you'll notice is a pair of GS-1 touring buckets,
fitted with high quality RCI harnesses, that are so supportive they'll have
no problem living life 100 miles at a time. Between those seats, a custom
console anchors a B&M Pro Bandit shifter between two cup holders and a
remote controlled Sony CD player. At the front of that console, a clean
Just Dashes dash features snazzy white-faced gauges and a modern pushbutton
ignition switch. And in front of the driver, a three-spoke Momo steering
wheel spins a thick black rim around a shaved steering column.
Brutally fast and visually stunning, this awesome Plymouth perfectly
embodies the tried and true philosophy of pushing the envelope as far as
the arc will go. Call, click or visit http://RKMotorsCharlotte.com for more
1972 Plymouth Road Runner 1973 Duster
Not sure what year the Duster is but the 340 died in 72 or 73. 400 stroked
to 452. Very healthy running car. The 440 gets a lot of attention, but
don't dare pass on a solid 400. I don't know if Ram Air was an option in
72, but damn it looks tuff! I've actually never seen a '75 (76?) RR in
person, only in magazines. This one was worth having and soooo '75ish. Dark
days for the country and the auto industry....hmmmm have things "changed"
much? Maybe just reverted.
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