1969 PLYMOUTH GTX • ORIGINAL DRIVETRIAN • ALL ORIGINAL BODY PANEL • ORIGINAL INTERIOR Conceived to offer dominating performance in a stylish wrapping, the Plymouth GTX was introduced in 1967 as Plymouth’s first “total package” muscle car. The GTX was at its best when equipped with the 426/425 HP Hemi engine, and in 1969 it was better than ever. Standard equipment abounded; the base GTX was factory outfitted with heavy-duty suspension, shock absorbers and brakes, a 70-amp battery, dual horns, Red Streak tires, foam-cushioned bucket seats and vinyl trim. A believed three-owner example restored in 2003 in Minnesota, this Saddle Bronze 1969 Hemi GTX builds on all that factory goodness with the potent Hemi engine backed by A HEMI 4-speed EQUIPPED WITH A DRAG PACK 4:10 DANA 60 REAR ASSEMBLY. Built at the St. Louis, Missouri, assembly plant and sold new at Johnson Garage in Browerville, Minnesota, THERE WAS only 98 Hemi 4-speed GTX Coupes built in 1969 THIS WAS ONLY 1 OF 40 MADE WITH THE DRAG PACK OPTION in the United States out of a total production of 196. It is well-optioned with the A01 Light Package, tinted windshield, power steering POWER BRAKES and wood grain steering wheel, Solid State AM radio with rear speaker, performance hood paint, Air Grabber hood and 3-speed wipers, electric clock and stripe delete. It shows just 35,112 ORIGINAL MILEAGE, accruing just 4,000 since its restoration, and is graded after a visual inspection by GALEN V. GOVIER at an impressive 1.3; no surprise, then, that the car won Best Original Muscle Car in the 2013 Parker, Colorado auto show. Documentation includes fender tags, a copy of the ORIGINAL window sticker listing all equipment and a Visual Inspection Report by the Chrysler Registry. THE CAR HAS ALL THE ORIGINAL SHEET METAL INCLUDING THE RADIATOR SUPPORT AND HAS ITS ORIGINAL INTERIOR. WE HAVE A FULL 50 PAGE BOOK OF PICTURES SHOWING ALL NUMBERS CLARIFIENG THAT THIS IS A TRUE SURVIVER 1969 GTX.
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