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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 Castro
David Castro 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. The Santa Rosa, California native resides in Phoenix with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, and Mini Cooper.

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