Road Runner

Police Car Suspension: 1977 Plymouth Road Runner

After eight years as a mid-size muscle car, the Road Runner shifted to the new Plymouth Volare platform for 1976. It would be largely an appearance option through the duration of the compact’s run until 1980. It would no… more»

Outdoor Project: 1975 Plymouth Road Runner

The 1975 model year would be the last for the Plymouth Road Runner as a B-body Mopar. Through 1980 it would be a trim package on the new compact Volare, a move many considered a demotion. That change was… more»

Satellite In Disguise: 1972 Plymouth Road Runner

Mysterious is the word that comes to mind when it comes to this 1972 Plymouth Satellite, whoops I mean Road Runner.  The seller doesn’t have a lot to say about this car, other than it currently presents as a… more»

499 V8/4-Speed! 1972 Plymouth Road Runner

“Car just needs to be put together!” The enthusiastic phrase graces the eBay listing for this 1972 Plymouth Road Runner in Miller Place, New York, and it may well be true. Despite a layer of dust, the blue paint… more»

Drop-Top Project: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

The Plymouth Road Runner was a phenom when it was introduced in the late 1960s, a budget muscle car with plenty of brawn. Chrysler redesigned their B-bodied intermediates in 1968, which allowed Plymouth to roll out “Big Bird”, but… more»

426 Hemi Equipped: 1970 Plymouth Road Runner

1970 was the last year for the first generation Plymouth Road Runner, and what a great 3 year run this car had from 1968 through 1970.  The 1970 model featured a new front and rear end but still had… more»

Original 383: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

The person who buys this 1969 Plymouth Road Runner will have some very minor tweaking to undertake to bring the vehicle up to the standard of a tidy driver-quality classic. None of these needs seem urgent, so the buyer… more»

Driveway Find: 1968 Plymouth Road Runner 440

Larry D found this 1968 Plymouth Road Runner that is located in Jarrettsville, Maryland. This project car is listed here on eBay with 2 days remaining in the auction. The car is not running and has a non numbers… more»

Worthwhile Project? 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

When the budget-minded Road Runner was conceived, Chrysler executives thought they might sell a few thousand a year. Not sure why they had that opinion given the success that Pontiac had with the early GTO. Instead, they sold 45,000… more»

Solid Foundation! 1970 Plymouth Road Runner

An old proverb tells us that the wise man builds his house upon a rock, and muscle car evangelists preach that the wise gear head builds not upon the sinking sand of rust, but on rock-solid metal. This 1970… more»

383/4 Speed: 1968 Plymouth Road Runner

We’ve seen a few promising Mopar project cars in recent times here at Barn Finds, and this 1968 Plymouth Road Runner would seem to be among the best. This classic is ready to be driven and enjoyed immediately, but… more»

Rough 440 6-Pack: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

1969 would be the high-water mark in sales for the first-generation Road Runner. Plymouth sold more than 81,000 of them, but fewer than 800 came with the 440 V8 and 6-Pack set-up (M-code). With this engine and transmission combination… more»

Original 383: 1968 Plymouth Road Runner

It’s pretty common to find classics based on Chrysler’s B-Body platform to be victims of severe rust, but this 1969 Plymouth Road Runner project is a refreshing change. It does have some rust for the buyer to tackle, but… more»

Air Grabber 4-Speed! 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

Plymouth struck gold when branding its Road Runner. A $50,000 deal with Warner Brothers bought the rights to the popular speedy cartoon character’s “Road Runner” name and its “Beep Beep” horn sound. The cartoon Road Runner beat its opponent… more»

Fun Driver: 1973 Plymouth Road Runner 440

Looks can be deceptive. The hood decals on this 1973 Plymouth Road Runner tell us one thing, but the reality is something altogether different. This is a car that manages to recapture the essence of its fire-breathing predecessors and… more»

440 Upgrade: 1969 Plymouth Road Runner

The Plymouth Road Runner helped define the budget muscle car and had the sales to back it up. After being launched on Chrysler’s B-Body intermediate platform in 1968, sales the following year went up 82%. The line-up would expand… more»