Duster 340

Outside The Barn: 1972 Plymouth Duster 340

In the early 1970s, Plymouth had a hot compact car on its hands in the form of the Duster 340. Under the skin, it was a Valiant but had its own sheet metal from the windshield back. Powered by… more»

In-Violet Project: 1970 Plymouth Duster 340

Plymouth’s 1960s compact, the Valiant, was a solid automobile, but it lacked pizzaz. So, Chrysler went about changing that image by creating the Duster in 1970. Though still a Valiant underneath, the fastback body was all-new from the windshield… more»

Untouched Survivor: 1971 Plymouth 340 Duster

Now, this brings back memories. When I was in high school in the 70’s, the student parking lot had several 340 Dusters parked in it. And understandably so. They were roomy, inexpensive “muscle cars” and one buddy of mine… more»

Deserves Saving: 1970 Plymouth Duster 340

The problem with a first impression is that you can only make it once, which can sometimes be a bad thing. That could be the case with this 1970 Plymouth Duster 340. It looks sad and sorry, and many… more»

First Year 340: 1970 Plymouth Duster 340

When Plymouth introduced the Duster, its vision was to produce a sporty but affordable variant of its Valiant range. The options list included some motors that endowed the car with respectable performance at a bargain-basement price. The range first… more»

54k Original Miles: 1970 Plymouth Duster 340

Looking to cash in on the youth movement that had sold a lot of muscle cars in the 1960s, Plymouth created a sportier version of its Valiant compact in 1970. The Duster would share its front clip with the… more»

One Prior Owner: 1970 Plymouth Duster 340

This 1970 Plymouth Duster is finished in one of Chrysler’s popular “Hi-Impact” colors of the era – LimeLight. That was the Plymouth name for it; Dodge called it Sublime. With a numbers-matching 340 cubic inch V8, this car looks… more»

Ready To Go! 1972 Plymouth Duster 340

Plymouth conceived the Duster to add some pizzazz to their Valiant compact line which was viewed as being a family car. The Duster had a fastback roofline and new sheet metal from the windshield back, while the front clip… more»

Fully Documented Survivor: 1972 Plymouth Duster 340

Finding an original classic car that presents as nicely as this 1972 Plymouth Duster 340 is a pleasant experience. When the vehicle in question comes with an enormous collection of documentation dating back to Day One, that increases the… more»

Real H-Code: 1970 Plymouth Duster 340

Plymouth injected some excitement into its boxy Valiant compact in 1970. The Duster fastback was born and a sporty addition to the line-up. For those who wanted more than good looks in their ride, they could order a Duster… more»

Sharp Older Restoration: 1970 Plymouth Duster 340

Plymouth wanted to inject some excitement into their Valiant compact and pulled the trigger on the Duster fastback for 1970. It was an immediate hit, including the performance edition with a 340 V8 under the hood. This one was… more»

Garage Find: 1973 Plymouth Duster 340

If you wanted some muscle in a compact package, the 1970s Duster 340 was a popular choice. From ‘70 to ‘73 (the years the 340 small-block V8 was available in the Duster), more than 69,000 copies rolled off the… more»

408 Stroker: 1972 Plymouth Duster 340

This is not your run-of-the-mill Duster 340. It doesn’t even have a 340 engine any longer. Instead, the little Plymouth now sports a brand new 408 Stoker V-8 that’s estimated at 450 hp. So, this is not a car… more»

Original Runner: 1970 Plymouth Duster 340

Chrysler had a hot property with their 340 small-block engine. It was good for 275 hp right out of the gate. In six years, Chrysler put 340s into 217,000 of their cars between 1968-73, including almost 70,000 Plymouth Dusters…. more»

340/4-Speed: 1970 Plymouth Duster Racer

In the 1960s, the Valiant was a solid car, but not necessarily exciting. Plymouth changed that in 1970 when they brought out the Duster, a semi-fastback coupe that was a Valiant in the front and a sporty new car… more»

Package Deal Hot Rods: 2 X 1971 Plymouth Dusters

UPDATE 12/6/20: The seller has lowed his asking price to $12,000 and reduced the ad to just one car, the Gold Duster. The Plymouth Duster was a popular fastback variant on the Valiant when it was introduced in 1970…. more»