This Plymouth icon boasts original sheet metal as well as a solid undercarriage including the floors and trunk. That trunk still contains the original redline spare tire and jack assembly. There are also the original broadcast sheet as well as fender tag and receipts of the car's entire restoration. The original color scheme is the absolutely stunning Code RR 1 Burgundy metallic, which looks even more impressive in person.
The vibrant red seat covers, door panels, carpet ,headliner and rear package tray were all restored with top quality components by Legendary Auto interiors. Being a Road Runner, the car has a sparse, no-frills vibe reflected by its bench seat, column shifter and "Music Master" AM radio. The Road Runner was all about performance and affordability -- if buyers wanted luxury they could check out the pricier and heavier GTX sibling.
Power for this road burning Road Runner comes from the rebuilt 383-4 barrel big block V8 which has a casting date of May 14th 1968. The production build date for the car is June 14th 1968.
That powerful engine has only had about 4,000 miles put on it since the rebuild during which several upgrades were incorporated, such as a Weiand aluminum intake, ceramic coated headers, Mickie Thompson valve covers and a Pertronix electronic ignition system.
This old-school boulevard bruiser has manual steering and brakes, as well as a factory tachometer. Backing up that 383 is the correct dated 727 automatic transmission as well as the original 8 3/4 rear end with a 3.23:1 Sure Grip differential.
On the road the car performs extremely well, and driving the car will certainly bring back fond memories for those who have owned a 1968 Plymouth Roadrunner.