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Rare Australian Mopar: 1972 Chrysler Charger R/T

Unlike the B-bodied Dodge Chargers that were popular in the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s, the name was also used in Australia. Only it was applied to a B-bodied compact that also used the Valiant moniker, with Chrysler… more»

Decent Driver: 1972 Plymouth Scamp

To attract younger buyers, Dodge created the Dart Swinger in 1969. It was a 2-door hardtop that looked sportier than their stodgy sedan. Plymouth copied the idea two years later and called it the Scamp as part of the… more»

Surfer Wagon! 1963 Plymouth Valiant

Plymouth entered the newly popular compact car market in 1960 with the Valiant. It would carry the torch for that Mopar brand through 1976. Rather strange in appearance initially, the Valiant would look more like a small full-size car… more»

Hot Rod Six: 1962 Plymouth Valiant V200

Plymouth joined Chevrolet and Ford in 1960 as all three manufacturers entered the new compact car market. Ford’s Falcon was the most conventional, Chevy’s Corvair the most unorthodox, and the Plymouth Valiant the most aesthetical. This 1962 Valiant V200… more»

Mopar Muscle: 1973 Plymouth Duster 340

As the hot muscle car market of the 1960s began to take heat from insurance companies, some manufacturers started beefing up their compacts. Smaller, lighter cars like the Plymouth Duster were treated to more power to hang on to… 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»

Slant-Six Survivor: 1975 Plymouth Valiant Custom

The Valiant began as Plymouth’s compact entry in 1960. With a couple of redesigns along the way, the Valiant (and Dodge’s similar Dart) lasted through 1976. In its later years, a fancier version of the Valiant was offered called… more»

Unrestored Survivor: 1962 Plymouth Valiant V200 With 31k Miles

Many American buyers began downsizing their new car purchases during the early 1960s. This was partly driven by the success of imports like the Volkswagen Beetle, and both buyers and manufacturers seemed to want to join the party. Chrysler’s… more»

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»

Police Edition: 1976 Chrysler Valiant Charger 770

It is common for law enforcement agencies to fight fire with fire when choosing vehicles for pursuit purposes, and the situation was no different in Australia than in other countries. During the early 1970s, they preferred the Ford Falcon… more»

Best in the World? 1962 Chrysler Valiant Signet 200

Ok before we get going here, let’s take a vote: Who likes this styling and who doesn’t? Vote below in the comments section, but I would love to hear more than a “yay” or a “nay”.  What’s to like?… more»

Exclusive: 1961 Plymouth Valiant

We have previously featured this 1961 Plymouth Valiant here at Barn Finds, but it failed to sell on that occasion. The owner is keen for it to find a new home because he has made a substantial price drop…. more»

1-of-1: 1978 Chrysler Valiant CL Sedan

When you look at the automotive landscape today, it is hard to believe Australia was once the home to a vibrant vehicle manufacturing industry. The halcyon days were probably the 1970s when Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Leyland (and its… more»

Collection of Dodge Darts and Other Mopars

UPDATE 4/11/22: This collection of old Chrysler products keeps popping up for sale on different places on the internet. We don’t know if any of them have moved on to new homes yet and their condition differs widely. We’re… more»

Cool Custom: 1964 Plymouth Valiant Station Wagon

When the seller located this 1964 Plymouth Valiant Station Wagon, it had been sitting in storage since 1970. With only six years of active service under its belt to that point, it proved to be structurally sound and essentially… more»

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