Duster 340

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»

Factory Sunroof: 1973 Plymouth Duster 340

For 1970, Plymouth introduced the Duster fastback, a sporty version of their Valiant compact. It was an immediate success and would spawn Dodge’s derivative of the car, the Demon (later called Dart Sport). If you wanted to save gas,… more»

Numbers-Matching: 1971 Plymouth Duster 340

One of the most popular cars we see here on Barn Finds is the Plymouth Duster, and especially the Duster 340. And why not? They were attractive, inexpensive and reliable cars when new. And if you play your cards… more»

Numbers Matching: 1971 Plymouth Duster 340

Some restoration projects can be more straightforward than others, and this 1971 Plymouth Duster 340 looks like it could be a good one. Its rust problems appear to be very limited, and the parts required to address these are… more»

Running Project: 1971 Plymouth Duster 340

This 1971 Plymouth Duster 340 runs and drives, and it would appear that it wouldn’t take a lot of work to get it to the point where it could be used regularly. It does have some rust issues, but… more»

Original 1970 Plymouth Duster 340

In the 1960s, the Plymouth Valiant was a steady compact car that sold well enough. But exciting it wasn’t. Enter the Duster, a Valiant-based fastback that could compete with the Ford’s new Maverick and others like the Chevy Nova…. more»

Dusty But Original: 1973 Plymouth Duster 340

I am reliving my misspent high school years here on Barn Finds as I survey cars that had an impact on me during those rather impetuous years. One of my best h.s. friends went in on halfsies with his… more»

Unrestored Original: 1973 Plymouth Duster 340

Lately, we’ve been seeing some pretty nicely preserved original cars here at Barn Finds, and there is no doubt that this 1973 Duster 340 is another. It is said to be completely original, and the condition of the car… more»