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New Plymouth Road Runner Rendered
If you ask us, the Plymouth Road Runner doesn't get enough love these days. Sure, everyone loves an early Dodge Challenger or a Pontiac GTO - but what about the car that reinvented the concept of a muscle car? Because that's what the Road Runner did. By , when it first came out, most muscle cars on the market have started to grow bigger, more luxurious, and more expensive.
The Plymouth Road Runner is a mid-size car with a focus on performance built by Plymouth in the United States between and By , some of the original muscle cars were moving away from their roots as relatively cheap, fast cars as they gained features and increased in price. The earliest of the models were available only as 2-door pillared coupes with a B-pillar or "post" between the front and rear windows , but later in the model year, a 2-door " hardtop " model sans pillar was offered. The Road Runner of was based on the Belvedere, while the GTX was based on the Sport Satellite, a car with higher-level trim and slight differences in the grilles and taillights. The interior was spartan with a basic vinyl bench seat, lacking even carpets in early models, and few options were available — such as power steering and front disc brakes,  AM radio, air conditioning except with the Hemi and automatic transmission.