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1969 Plymouth GTX 440 Road Test

Plymouth made a big splash with its cartoon based Road Runner. The Beep-Beep horn and cartoon logo on the side was a big hit with the young generation that wanted a fast car at a price they could afford on their new to the work force incomes.

Plymouth new they had a winner but there was a segment of the market that was older and wanted more amenities and refinement in their muscle car. They also had more disposable income and the Plymouth GTX was born. This was the young professionals’ muscle car from MOPAR.

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I grew up and lived in Iowa for a good portion of my life before moving to Southern California. After 20+ years we now live outside Nashville Tennessee. I have been into cars since I was old enough to remember. I don't have a brand loyalty although I do prefer American Muscle especially the 1969/1970 NASCAR Aero Cars. (Check out our other web site at site) As long as it has four wheels and an engine I get excited. Few men are lucky enough to be able to share their passion for cars with the woman they love. Fortunately, my wife, Katriana, is also a gear head and many of our activities revolve around the cars. We have a small collection that includes at least one car from each of the Big Three. It includes a Best of Show winner, a survivor, a driver with lots of patina and several others. Katrina prefers all original cars while I like to modify them so we have a few of each. When we aren't playing with cars we are out working with or showing our miniature donkeys. You can see more about that part of our lives at

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