Plymouth Road Runner Superbird 440 

  • $4k
  • 1970
  • 440 HP 7.2L
  • 168 mph
It was based off the standard Road Runner which featured cartoon character stickers and a 'beep-beep' horn.
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In Plymouth's case, 1,920 Superbirds had to be made and they were all built in 1970.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Plymouth Road Runner Superbird 440

0-60mph

Road Runner Superbird 440
5.3 s
GT500 Coupe
3.5 s

Top speed

Road Runner Superbird 440
168 mph
Charger Daytona
200 mph

Data points Key details of the Plymouth Road Runner Superbird 440

Price

Road Runner Superbird 440
$4k

Horsepower

Road Runner Superbird 440
440 HP
GT500 Coupe
550 HP

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Due to homologation requirements, both Dodge any Plymouth had to produce the Areo Warriors in substantial numbers.
Dubbed the 'Aero Warrior', the Plymouth Superbird was a sister car to the Dodge Charger Daytona.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Plymouth
Price $4,298
Type of car Production car
Year 1970
Highest auction price $63k, January 2007

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Shift system Automatic
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.65:1
  2. 2: 1.93:1
  3. 3: 1.39:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 3.54:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 356/? 152
Rear wheels 381/? 178

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,476 lb
Width 76.4 in
Height 61.4 in
Length 220 in
Front track width 59.7 in
Wheelbase 115.8 in

road tests

Top speed 168 mph
0-60mph 5.3 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.9 lb/hp
Maximum hp 440 HP @ 4,600 RPM
Maximum torque 502 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,200 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.7:1
Bore/stroke 4.32 in / 3.75 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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