This 1968 Plymouth GTX convertible car is finished in its original color, burgundy Poly (code RR-1) This car is stunning and an eye-catcher in a very unique color that is rarely seen. The hood blister is finished in satin black, with “440” badges on both sides, while chrome lip moldings adorn the wheel well arches. The power-operated convertible top is equipped with a glass rear window and is free of any rips or tears. Additional features include fender-mounted turn indicators, dual side-view mirrors, dual exhaust with chrome tips, and a black vinyl boot cover for when the top is retracted.
The interior features embossed black bucket seats with matching door panels and carpeting and is equipped with a center console. Simulated walnut wood trim adorns the dash and door panels. A refurbished am radio with 8 track player is fitted in the factory location and is fully operational, with additional speakers added in the rear side panels.
Power is provided by a 440ci Super Commando V8 engine mated to an automatic transmission. Built at St. Louis, Missouri plant, it is one of 506 GTX convertibles equipped with a 440ci V8. Equipment includes the Hemi Suspension Package, power steering, and power front disc brakes.
The matching-numbers 440ci V8 is original to the car and was factory rated at 375 hp. It retains many of its factory original components such as the Carter 4 bbl carburetor, cast iron exhaust manifolds, and 22" radiator. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a 727 Torqueflight automatic transmission that was rebuilt in 2018 with a 3.23 Sure Grip rear end. This car drives straight and smooth even at high speeds. This car turns heads whenever driven.