Former Drag Car: 1970 Plymouth Duster

Plymouth redesigned its compact Valiant in 1967, making it inexpensive, dependable, and boring. To liven things up and attract a young audience, the Duster was created in 1970. It was a fastback version of the car that only shared… more»

20k Original Miles? 1972 Plymouth Duster

Sometimes, claims about a classic must be taken at face value. Such is the case with this 1972 Plymouth Duster. The odometer reading of 20,000 miles is extraordinarily low, but its history makes that plausible. It recently emerged from… more»

Single Family Ownership: 1971 Plymouth Duster

Whenever I confront a car, I wonder – why was this car made this way? Was it a sibling of some other car – or not? Was there something else going on – regulations, wars, Mad Men in control… more»

Rainbow Colors! 1970 Plymouth Duster

In the early 1970s, Chrysler offered “Hi-Impact” colors on some of its automobiles. Many were the wildest hues ever seen before or after on a car in those days. Perhaps the rarest of the bunch was the pink paint… more»

Guess the Engine: 1974 Plymouth Duster

The Plymouth Valiant was a very successful compact car. But it lacked pizzazz following the redesign of 1967. Enter the Duster in 1970, a fastback version of the automobile that was all-new except for the front clip. It sold… more»

Mist Green Mopar: 1973 Plymouth Duster

I was a senior in high school in 1973, the year this Duster came out. Since I lived across the street from school, I fortunately had to walk through the student parking lot to get to our school’s main… more»

Needs Finished: 1974 Plymouth Duster 360

The sporty-looking Plymouth Duster went virtually unchanged in 1974, yet overall sales increased by 6% as buyers were moving toward more fuel-efficient automobiles. However, the performance version of the car, the Duster 360, took a big hit, dropping from… more»

No Reserve Project: 1971 Plymouth Duster

The popularity of the Plymouth Duster seems to still be on the rise among collectors, and while this one’s a complete project the good news is there’s no reserve, so the high bidder has bought themselves a Mopar that… more»

Hemi Orange: 1974 Plymouth Duster 400 V8

The Duster was a popular fastback variant of the Plymouth Valiant. Between 1970 and 1976, they sold more than 1.3 million of them (plus a smaller number rebadged as the Dodge Dart Demon/Dart Sport). This 1974 edition no longer… more»

Faceless Classic: 1971 Plymouth Duster

Many people view the grille and headlamps as the “face” of any vehicle. That means the lack of those items on this 1971 Plymouth Duster leaves it looking like a faceless classic. Don’t be fooled because this is a… more»

“Super” Slant Six: 1979 Plymouth Volare Duster

The original Duster was Plymouth’s fastback version of the Valiant compact. From 1970 to 1976, Plymouth sold more than 1.3 million of the popular cars, so it’s not surprising the Duster name would pop back up later as a… more»

32k Mile Mopar: 1972 Plymouth Gold Duster

Let’s face it. The Plymouth Valiant of the 1960s wasn’t a terribly exciting car. At first, it was awkward in appearance, and later just plain boxy. But the Chrysler brain trust came up with a 2-door fastback version of… more»

Oven-Baked Opportunity: 1971 Plymouth Duster

At the end of the 1960s, Plymouth was looking for a way to attract more youthful buyers to its Valiant line of compact cars. The solution was to add a fastback variant to the mix in 1970 with its… more»

Stored 36 Years: 1971 Plymouth Duster Barn Find

During the latter half of the 1960s, the Plymouth Valiant was a decent seller for Plymouth. But it was boring in appearance as a sedan, so they rectified that by creating a fastback in 1970 called the Duster. The… more»

Real H-Code: 1972 Plymouth Duster 340

With the sporty 2-Door body, it’s easy to forget that the Plymouth Duster was actually based on the Valiant, and while it was primarily aimed towards buyers looking for an affordable and economical car there were some engine options… more»

Major Price Drop: 1975 Plymouth Silver Duster

UPDATE 04/03/2023: It is not unusual to see a classic reappear on our desks at Barn Finds when a seller is unsuccessful with their first listing. This generally occurs within weeks, although this 1975 Plymouth Silver Duster is an… more»