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AutoHunter Spotlight: 440-powered 1970 Plymouth Road Runner

This classic Mopar muscle car is powered by a fuel-injected 440ci V8 paired with a Chrysler A-727 TorqueFlite 3-speed automatic transmission

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Up for auction on AutoHunter, the online auction platform by ClassicCars.com, is a 1970 Plymouth Road Runner.

“This performance coupe received a top-to-bottom refresh that encompassed body and paint work, a modernized interior, 18” aluminum wheels, a disc braking system, and an overhauled suspension,” AutoHunter notes in the listing.

AutoHunter, AutoHunter Spotlight: 440-powered 1970 Plymouth Road Runner, ClassicCars.com Journal

This Mopar is powered by an upgraded and rebuilt 440cid V8 engine that was bored .030 over and is topped by a sequential EFI system with an Edelbrock intake, performance headers and a custom 3-inch inch exhaust system. The engine is paired with Chrysler A-727 TorqueFlite 3-speed automatic transmission with a Gear Vendor overdrive unit and power is sent through a positraction Dana 60 rear end. 

AutoHunter, AutoHunter Spotlight: 440-powered 1970 Plymouth Road Runner, ClassicCars.com Journal

The car rides on a custom suspension with Moog front components, reinforced lower control arms, Firm Feel upper control arms, and Disc-O-Tech front disc brakes. 

The custom black interior was upgraded from the original bench seat and column-shift set up to bucket seats with a center console. It features a VintageAir air conditioning system and a RetroSound radio. 

AutoHunter, AutoHunter Spotlight: 440-powered 1970 Plymouth Road Runner, ClassicCars.com Journal

This Road Runner’s auction ends December 27, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. MST.

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and a gallery of photos.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
David P. Castro is one of our lead writers. The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.

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