The Missing Link!
1968 Road Runner
383-4v Road Runner Engine
In 1968 Plymouth introduced a new coupe. With hardtop
styling, 2 door sedan
lightness and rigidity, This new Plymouth would go down
as being the most ingenious car concept to ever come out
In 1968 the Road Runner was introduced as the bargain muscle
The Road Runner had the punch needed to win the weekend stop light to stop
light drag race.
Many of these Road Runners were ordered
by dealers as sales bank cars. What this simply meant- order
it as cheap as possible so we can sell it at the advertised
price. Besides the Base model in 1968, you could
also order your Road Runner with the very powerful 426 HEMI
in an Automatic and a 4spd.
Also in 1968, if you knew the right boxes
to check and questions to ask, you could order your
Road Runner with the 383 Road Runner engine
and a very special package
coded as the Performance Axle Pack. With this
package you got the 383 Road Runner Engine,
Heavy Duty cooling and heavy duty leaf springs
with a sure grip 3.55 gear in an 8.75 Rear End
Note the 26 Radiator Yoke.
This 1968 Road Runner was originally
ordered with this very rare Axle Performance Package,
The Famous Road Runner Engine, a 4 Spd A833 Transmission
and a 3.55 Axle Package.
Manual Steering and Manual 11 inch Brakes made it stop on
a Dime. The Stripped down
bench interior and coupe body style kept the weight
off this Road Runner.
This Road Runner was Ordered in SS1 Sun Fire Yellow
with a Black performance hood stripe and Black side accent
Chrome Road Wheels with White Streak F-70x14 kept this
Road Runner glued to the Road.