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Plymouth Superbird Offered at No Reserve, Will Make Your Bank Account Go Beep-Beep!

Are you thinking of sprucing up your life with a classic car? If you don't find elbow grease grows and are not afraid of working on it now and then or taking it to the shop whenever something goes wrong, you should go ahead and get the one you've been dreaming of – if you can afford it.
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Photo: Mecum
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The used car market is filled with all kinds of gems. You must decide what model you want, set a budget, and search day and night until you find that perfect example. Mind you, you will be spoiled for choice if you can break into the six-digit category, which is where the mighty Plymouth Superbird usually stands.

However, choose the even rarer HEMI-powered variant, and you could end up paying around one million dollars for it. After all, only 135 cars are estimated to have come to life with the 426 HEMI V8 engine, which was good for 425 hp (431 ps/317 kW) and 490 pound-feet (664 Nm) of torque back then. The 440 Super Commando Six Barrell had 390 hp (396 ps/291 kW) on tap, and the 440 Super Commando enjoyed 375 hp (380 ps/280 kW).

The one pictured in the gallery above is in the latter configuration and features an automatic transmission, likely with three forward gears, which was offered alongside the four-speed manual in 1970 when the Plymouth Superbird saw the light of day. It features the typical Looney Tunes cartoon-inspired graphics on various elements, including the headlamps, signature rear wing, and steering wheel, and has a pink paint finish with a white vinyl top.

1970 Plymouth Superbird
Photo: Mecum
Wrapped in white-branded tires, the wheels appear to be the original ones, and this car shows little wear. The same goes for the interior, which is basically brand-new. It has white leather wrapped around the seats and door cards and some wooden inserts. The ad also mentions the power steering, power brakes with discs at the front and drums at the rear, and 44,797 miles (72,094 km) on the odometer, adding that it is #1,314 in the NASCAR Superbird Registry.

This 1970 Plymouth Superbird is thus a great example of classic American muscle that would be an awesome addition to any collection. If you are thinking about getting it, you'd better be loaded, as even though Mecum, which is the auction house behind the ad, hasn't released an estimated selling price, it will probably change hands for more than a nice home in most parts of the Western world.

The pink old-timer will go under the gavel at the Kissimmee event in Florida between January 2 and 14, 2024, and it is offered at no reserve. So, how much do you think it will go for?
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About the author: Cristian Gnaticov
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After a series of unfortunate events put an end to Cristian's dream of entering a custom built & tuned old-school Dacia into a rally competition, he moved on to drive press cars and write for a living. He's worked for several automotive online journals and now he's back at autoevolution after his first tour in the mid-2000s.
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