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1972 Plymouth Duster Is an All-Original Survivor With Numbers-Matching 340 V8

Today, classic cars have become a welcome investment alternative to both traditional and novel ways of gathering/keeping wealth. However, we really do not care anything about that as far as this one is concerned. We just imagine driving it...
1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors 36 photos
1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors1972 Plymouth Duster Hemi Orange survivor with 340ci V8 on Garage Kept Motors
Frankly, at the rate that barn/shed/garage finds are popping up left and right, there is a boiling issue. With so many vintage cars up for restoration, restomodding, or plain-old hoarding, the market could get saturated. Especially with the most popular options.

Alas, if anyone is looking to subtly stand out in a Ford Mustang/Chevy Camaro/Dodge Charger type of classic muscle car crowd, there are always options. Many of them. So, one can get specialized. Today, let us go Mopar or nothing. With a 1972 Plymouth Duster that is alleged of the all-original, survivor variety. And comes complete with a numbers-matching 340ci V8.

The Duster resides proudly like a correct time capsule in the inventory of Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Garage Kept Motors. The odometer reads just a little over 89k miles (89,044 miles/143,302 km, to be more precise), thus making it a coveted adventurer that did not just sit idle and never got driven around. Hopefully, more road trips are to follow.

Before that, anyone interested in acquiring it needs to know a little more about the highlights. Those involve the alleged all-original Hemi orange non-metallic paint, along with “full ‘Duster 340’ graphics and striping package in black, including the cartoon ‘Duster guy’ graphic on the side stripes and rear deck.” The 14-inch silver-painted steelies are also original, just like the entire cockpit.

Inside, there is a split-bench seat in the front and a matching horizontally pleated white vinyl rear bench seat. That is not all, as the details also include factory woodgrain trim, the original push-button AM radio “and slide-lever heat/ventilation controls,” along with a three-spoke steering wheel and a column-mounted automatic transmission shift lever.

Naturally, one of the biggest assets of this Duster was and always will be its Mopar V8 delight, a 340ci engine that was just a step away from being the flagship offering of the 1970 to 1976 fastback series. Now, there is just one final aspect to discuss, the asking price of $59,900. Not cheap, but will it matter when you do a proper showcase during the next cars-and-coffee weekend gathering?



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