A 1974 Plymouth Road Runner is aa true rarity to see out these
days, but this one is desirable for far more than just uniqueness.
It is a highly restored example that also gets extra power out it's
numbers-matching 440 V8. So if you're looking for a stunning Mopar
that's a true muscle car, dig deep into this coupe.
1974 would be the last year for the legendary second-generation
Road Runners. They never again felt quite so sleek or bold after
this one. So we understand exactly why someone would take the time,
effort, and money into making sure this represented the best of the
legendary generation. The factory-correct Bright Red has a radiant
style that has the unmistakable look of a proper investment. Plus,
the white stripe package really highlights some of the best
features. It draws attention to the bulge in the hood with twin
scoops. It runs the length of the coupe before wrapping around the
top and showcasing an almost pillarless hardtop profile. The full
package has been restored back to a time capsule-like status. In
fact, only keen eyes will notice that the wheels are not Mopar road
wheels but actually more modern 17-inch alloys. It's a subtle
signal that's there's a little extra muscle in this Mopar.
The detailed work continues inside. There was a solid investment
here to turn back the clock to 1974. You see it everywhere from the
button-top high-back bucket seats, to wood-like accenting the full
interior. The upholstery, door panels, and headliner have the
instant look of premium finished in white. In fact, this was even
built with great options like air conditioning (it will need
servicing to blow cold again.) And high traffic areas like the
carpeting and steering wheel are done in black to make sure it's
always easy to take this classic out for a drive on a whim. And
that's exactly with this coupe was made to do. Mopars were some of
the best at focusing on the driver with a wraparound center console
and a great dash layout. So you have a classic car that feels like
it was built around you.
There's nothing better than lifting the hood and seeing the engine
bay all filled with an ultra-tidy presentation of Mopar big block
muscle. The restoration paid close attention to making sure the
engine bay has a terrifically stock look. After all, this is a
numbers-matching 440 cubic-inch V8, and so it deserves to be
show-ready. That includes the correct blue on the block, factory
decals, and a big air grabber announcing that this one was optioned
with the best powerhouse. But if you dig a little deeper, you'll
see they made the right subtle improvement over stock. The V8
inhales deeper thanks to a Holley four-barrel carburetor and
Edelbrock intake. And there's even a Champion aluminum radiator to
help keep it all running cool. It's the kind of quality package
that fires up eagerly, runs smoothly, and makes a muscular tone out
of the dual exhaust. You also have the numbers-matching A727
Torqueflite three-speed automatic transmission for stout and smooth
driving. Plus, the undercarriage photos show newer components and a
desirable rear sway bar. And it's an all-around good driver thanks
to power steering, power brakes, front discs, and the grip of
modern sport tires afforded by the wheel upgrade.
This is the last of the best Road Runners, and it has been restored
to truly uphold the Mopar muscle legend. So don't let this big
block classic get away. Call today!!!
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