1978 plymouth volare roadrunner




1978 plymouth volare roadrunner

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  • The Volare Roadrunner was available from - For the most part, it was an appearance package. By late s standards, it was an.

    The Plymouth Road Runner is a mid-size car with a focus on performance built by Plymouth in .. The new F platform was marketed as the Plymouth Volaré and the new Road Runner became In and , the was offered with a four-barrel carb and, for , dual exhaust, bringing power up to hp ( kW).

    Dodge Aspen R/T and Plymouth Volare Road Runner, Dodge Aspen Super Coupe, Aspen R/T Decor Package, Road Runner, Aspen R/T.

    1978 plymouth volare roadrunner

    1978 plymouth volare roadrunner

    How the Volare and Aspen were named. The cu in engine, boasting hp was still available for and , but only mated to the TorqueFlite automatic , with 3. These were anemic performance cars, and on top of that, poorly built, so No Way! Special valve stem seals and rings were also used, along with a double row roller timing chain; an oil cooler was optional.

    1978 plymouth volare roadrunner

    1978 plymouth volare roadrunner

    1978 plymouth volare roadrunner

    1978 plymouth volare roadrunner

    1978 plymouth volare roadrunner

    Spectrum Stripes: Swapped Plymouth Volare Road Runner | Bring a Trailer

    I had one of these for my first car. Rusted quarters, with a column shift automatic, but I loved this car. Maybe one day I'll find another just to play with. My first car too.

    Used one bought in high school - auto. Chrysler forgot to put in the interior fenders and replaced the quarters for free on all of these.

    1978 plymouth volare roadrunner

    I loved this car and had major big fun in it. I look for used ones all the time Must be my mid-life crisis. I will buy one. We bought this car a couple years ago from the son and daughter of the original owner. The mileage was 39, XXX. One of the tires was a little low, so we stopped at the local bike shop for air.

    They knew the original owner and gave us the entire history of the car. No accidents, garage kept Monday, March 21, Plymouth Volare Roadrunner. I had forgotten all about these cars. There were very few great or even very good American cars available in the late s and s. Maybe as a way of reminding people that they once built some very entertaining cars, the US car makers put some great old names on less than great cars. Ford built Thunderbirds based on Fairmont underpinnings.

    1978 plymouth volare roadrunner

    Chrysler put the Roadrunner name on a Volare. The original Roadrunner came out during the height of the muscle-car wars. It was scary fast. This Roadrunner has little in common with the original Roadrunner, other than the name.

    The Volare Roadrunner was available from - For the most part, it was an appearance package. By late s standards, it was an OK performer.

    The standard engine was a ci V8. Optional was a V8, but it was only available with an automatic transmission. Both engines are incredibly durable, but by the late 70s they weren't incredibly powerful. This car looks to be in very nice condition. It has the in it. It also has t-tops, which were all the rage in the 70s and 80s. The car was purchased new by the seller's father in He doesn't mention how many miles are on it.

    1978 plymouth volare roadrunner

    But the name Roadrunner meant something special in the late s and early s. This car, while kind of cool in a late seventies way, just isn't special enough to be called a Roadrunner. The Volare Roadrunner is an interesting piece of Chrysler history, even if it's not a great car.

    For that reason alone, it might be worth owning if you're a Mopar fan. Located in Decherd, TN, click here to see the Craigslist ad. Posted by Just A Car Geek at 6: Newer Post Older Post Home.

    1978 Plymouth Volare Super Coupe



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