AUCTION: Blue Fire-Colored 1970 Plymouth Road Runner 440+6

This V-Code, Manual, Muscle Car Is Headed To Mecum Glendale 2024...

This beautiful 1970 Plymouth Road Runner is getting ready to hit the auction block at Mecum Glendale on Saturday, March 9th. This beast of a machine is sure to turn heads with its V-Code 440+6 engine, 4-speed manual transmission, and Dana 3.54 rear end.

1970 Plymouth Road Runner 440+6. (Mecum)

Under the hood lies a powerhouse—a V-Code 7.2-liter (440 cubic-inch) Six Barrel V8 engine, delivering 390 horsepower and 490 lb.-ft. of torque of unadulterated power to the wheels. Paired with a 4-speed manual transmission, this Road Runner offers an exhilarating driving experience that’s not for the faint of heart.

This particular Road Runner boasts an older restoration that still shines like new, thanks to meticulous care and attention to detail. Painted in the classic B5 Blue Fire Poly, its sleek exterior is complemented by Rallye wheels, giving it a timeless appeal that commands respect on the road.

1970 Plymouth Road Runner 440+6. (Mecum)

Step inside, and you’re greeted by a cockpit designed for performance and comfort. Factory bucket seats and a center console offer ample support during spirited drives. At the same time, the Hurst Pistol Grip shifter provides precise gear changes that make every shift feel like poetry in motion.

But it’s not just about power and performance—the 1970 Plymouth Road Runner 440+6 comes equipped with creature comforts that make every journey enjoyable. A factory tachometer keeps you informed of engine revs, while the classic Road Runner Beep Beep horn adds a touch of nostalgia that harks back to its roots as a no-nonsense muscle car.

1970 Plymouth Road Runner 440+6. (Mecum)

This Road Runner also comes with some modern goodies, including a recently replaced headliner and carpet, ensuring that it not only looks good but feels good too. And let’s not forget about its pedigree—complete with the original fender tag and broadcast sheet, this is a piece of automotive history that’s ready to be cherished by its next lucky owner.

So mark your calendars and prepare to bid on this legendary 1970 Plymouth Road Runner 440+6 at Mecum Glendale 2024. With its combination of power, style, and heritage, it’s sure to be a prized addition to any collection. 

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Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only the Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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Oh how I wish Chrysler was still building cars like this.

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