Date Code Correct Original 1969 Plymouth Road Runner
The Plymouth Road Runner is a mid-size car with a focus on performance built by Plymouth in the United States between 1968 and 1980. By 1968, some of the original muscle cars were moving away from their roots as relatively inexpensive, fast cars as they gained features and increased in price. Plymouth developed the Road Runner to market a lower priced, basic trim model to its upscale GTX.
Plymouth paid $50,000 to Warner Bros.-Seven Arts to use the Road Runner name and likeness from their Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner cartoons (as well as a "beep, beep" horn, which Plymouth paid $10,000 to develop). The Road Runner was based on the Chrysler B platform the same as the Belvedere and Satellite, as a back-to-basics mid-size performance car.
The 1969 model kept the same basic look, but with slight changes to the tail lights and grille, side marker lights, optional bucket seats, and new Road Runner decals.
The 383 engine was standard with the 426 Hemi as the only option available for the Road Runner until mid-year production. The 383 was marketed as the "383 Road Runner" engine.
The Plymouth Road Runner was named Motor Trend "Car of the Year" for 1969.
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You can go back in time and own that Car Of The Year when you come to Skyway Classics and buy the 1969 Plymouth Road Runner we have here. This Scorch Red Road Runner was a purpose built muscle car. It was meant to go fast while retaining a Spartan look and interior, meaning less weight and frills.
First of all, this is a correct H-code 383 car, which means a lot today as a lot of Satellite clones pretend to be a Road Runner. Not the case here, this is a real one!
Vin Code: RM21H9G259381
R Belvedere, Satellite
M Fury III, Road Runner
21 2 dr. Sedan
H 383 cu., in., Hi perf.
G St. Louis, MO
It is powered by a performance built, numbers matching 383 V8 with a four-speed manual transmission, shifted by the legendary Pistol Grip Shifter. The 383 is painted in Hemi Orange, with an Edelbrock 4-barrel carburetor, Edelbrock Torker intake, and Hooker Competition long tube headers, and dual exhaust with chrome tips. It also has black finned Mopar valve covers, performance plug wires, chrome air cleaner with the correct decals and detailed engine compartment. And to top it off, it has the A12 Flat Black Fiberglass open hood scoop (which is hinged to open like the stock metal hood) to get all the fresh air in you can. Locking it up is the chrome hood pins.
The black vinyl factory looking interior has bucket seats, center armrest, three-spoke sports steering wheel, power steering, the original gauge package and auxiliary readout mounted gauges below the dash.
Bright chrome on this red and black theme really pops and it rides on black steel wheels with poverty hubcaps and chrome lug nuts, and bright redline tires. And it has the famous Road Runner cartoon graphics and the BEEP BEEP still intact.
If you want an iconic real Road Runner, then the one we have at Skyway Classics is the one for you. Come see it today.
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- Engine Type
- Engine Size
- 383 V8
- Body Color
- Body Style
- Road Runner
- Interior Color
- Seating Type
- Seat Material
- Shifter Type
- Center Console