This classic 1969 Plymouth Road Runner is the stuff of legends. It was bought new by an 18-year-old and lived a life of high-performance running in the gold-lined streets of Santa Barbara, California, a quarter-mile at a time. But with only 25,185 miles of hard driving, the owner had encountered enough problems with the local law to drive up his insurance rates to $150 per month, a huge figure in 1978 dollars. So the Hemi’s original owner parked the car behind his garage after removing the engine for a redo and upgrade. He had every intention of rebuilding the rare engine, but unfortunately, this is where the Road Runner’s life took a hard turn for the worst… read more >
Buried Treasure: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner
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