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4 Amazing MOPAR Muscle Cars from the 70s

70s MOPAR Muscle Cars

The 1970s were a golden era for American muscle cars, and MOPAR was at the forefront of the action. The muscle cars of this era were bold, powerful, and instantly recognizable, with their massive engines, aggressive styling, and unmistakable exhaust notes. In this article, we’ll take a look at the top 5 MOPAR muscle cars from the 70s: the 1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst, 1967 Plymouth GTX, 1970 Plymouth Superbird, 1971 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda, and 1970 Dodge Coronet Super Bee.

1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst

The 1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst was a limited edition muscle car produced by Chrysler in collaboration with the Hurst Performance company. The car was based on the Chrysler 300, which was already a powerful and impressive vehicle. However, with the addition of Hurst’s performance upgrades, the 300 Hurst became a true muscle car legend.

The car was powered by a 440 cubic inch V8 engine, which produced 375 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. The engine was mated to a TorqueFlite automatic transmission, and the car featured a heavy-duty suspension, power disc brakes, and a limited-slip differential. Only 485 of these cars were ever produced, making them highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts alike.

1970 Plymouth Superbird

The 1970 Plymouth Superbird was a special edition muscle car produced by Plymouth, designed specifically for NASCAR racing. The car was based on the Plymouth Road Runner, but it featured a unique aerodynamic body design, with a massive rear wing and a pointed nose cone. The Superbird was powered by a 426 cubic inch Hemi V8 engine, which produced 425 horsepower and 490 lb-ft of torque.

The engine was mated to a 4-speed manual transmission, and the car featured heavy-duty suspension, power disc brakes, and a limited-slip differential. The Superbird was a dominant force on the NASCAR circuit, and it is now one of the most coveted and collectible muscle cars of all time.

1971 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda

The 1971 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda was the ultimate expression of Plymouth’s muscle car prowess. The car was powered by a 426 cubic inch Hemi V8 engine, which produced 425 horsepower and 490 lb-ft of torque.

The engine was mated to a 4-speed manual transmission, and the car featured heavy-duty suspension, power disc brakes, and a limited-slip differential. The ‘Cuda also had a distinctive and aggressive styling, with its shaker hood scoop, racing stripes, and dual exhaust system. Only 119 of these cars were ever produced, making them extremely rare and valuable today.

Plymouth cuda

1970 Dodge Coronet Super Bee

The 1970 Dodge Coronet Super Bee was a high-performance muscle car produced by Dodge. The car was powered by a 440 cubic inch V8 engine, which produced 390 horsepower and 490 lb-ft of torque.

The engine was mated to a 4-speed manual transmission, and the car featured heavy-duty suspension, power disc brakes, and a limited-slip differential. The Super Bee also had a distinctive and bold design, with its signature bumblebee stripe and aggressive hood scoop. The car was designed to be a more affordable option for muscle car enthusiasts, and it quickly gained a reputation for its performance and style.

Summary

The 70s were a golden era for MOPAR muscle cars, and these five vehicles represent the pinnacle of American muscle car engineering and design. Each car had its unique strengths and characteristics, but they all shared the same commitment to power, performance, and style. Today, these cars are highly coveted by collectors and enthusiasts alike, and they continue to inspire a new generation of muscle car fans.

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Anthony’s has specialized in the repairs of aluminum and composites for 20 plus years and we have a company rental car fleet made up of Mercedes Benz vehicles. Technicians train with Mercedes Benz, Tesla, BMW, Lexus, Maserati, and I-Car, Created customer concierge service in 2007, pickup and delivery to the North Bay, San Francisco, and Napa, of customer vehicle, and or a rental car delivered to your door.

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We have specialized in collision repairs of luxury high-performance vehicles in Marin County and have worked with local BMW, Mercedes Benz, and Italian Exotic Specialists dealers for 25 plus years. Voted “Top Ten Shop” in the nation in 2009 by Auto Body Magazine. Specialized in the repairs of aluminum and composites for 20 plus years. Have a company rental car fleet, made up of Mercedes Benz vehicles.

Technicians train with Mercedes Benz, Tesla, BMW, Lexus, Maserati, and I-Car, Created customer concierge service in 2007, pickup and delivery to the North Bay, San Francisco, and Napa, of customer vehicle, and or a rental car delivered to your door.