Plymouth wanted only one thing when they made this car, Richard
This was the only thing that would make him come back. Mr. Petty was not
happy with Chrysler for not letting him race the slick new Dodge, so he
went to the
blue oval and that left Plymouth without a big-time driver. Well, in mid
1969, they showed
Mr. Petty what they had in mind if he came back, and the rest is history.
The 1970 Plymouth SuperBird is the wildest car to ever come out of Detroit.
Racing bred and wind tunnel designed, the car was a winner on the design
Chrysler exec's were not to happy with the looks of the Daytona, so when
started working on the Superbird, they wanted a slick car that was refined
and had the look of a winner.
My Superbird is the 83rd car made. It is equipped with a 440 C.I. Super
and 6 BBL Carburation. A Hemi 4 speed gear box tied to a 4.10 Dana rear
this Bird get up and go. The car is painted and restored to factory specs.
The build sheet
is stamped Nascar (as all birds were) . Also, the fender tag reads Special
It appears that this SuperBird was to have special care taken to it as it
The Restoration work was done by Jim, the previous owner, from Texas. The
in very good condition and runs very well. Thank you, Jim, your work is
I Drag Raced the Bird in September of 2006,
The Bird's Best E/T was a 13.80 @ 103MPH with a 2.10 - 60 Ft.