Skip to comments.Abandoned rare 1969 Plymouth GTX muscle car being auctioned by police
Posted on 06/05/2019 8:45:24 PM PDT by ETL
The 1969 GTX Convertible was found on an abandoned property near Traverse City, reportedly after the death of its owner, and it appears to have been sitting there for years.
The red two-door is one of 362 like it that were built that year with a 440 V8 and automatic transmission, and it has just 20,269 miles on its odometer.
No one has tried to start it, but the owner of Bingham Body and Towing, where it is currently located, told Fox News Autos that he knows a mechanic that worked on it about a decade ago and said it was in great shape.
According to the Hagerty Price Guide, the car is potentially worth $90,000 if restored to top condition.
Thats a bit less than the rarest of 1969 GTX Convertibles, which are powered by Plymouths legendary Hemi V8.
Only 11 of them were ordered and theyre worth up to $250,000 today.
The online auction for the Michigan car runs from June 5 to 18.
(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...
Then there was the Dodge SuperBee...
And Dodge Charger...
Not to forget the Dodge Challenger...
Or Plymouth Barracuda...
1967 B-body beast: Hemi-powered GTX
Both are reminiscent of the 1977 Burt Reynolds/Jackie Gleason film Smokey and the Bandit.
1970 Dodge Challenger RT commercial:
1970 Dodge Challenger Convertible commercial:
Auction-1969 Plymouth 2 door GTX
Pursuant to the Michigan Vehicle Code, section 257.252G, the Leelanau County Sheriffs Office is auctioning a 1969 Plymouth, two door, GTX.
This vehicle was deemed abandoned on private property and turned over to the Sheriffs Office. The vehicle will be listed on MITN surplus Auction on line site, beginning June 5th through June 18th, 2019.
The vehicle will be sold to the highest bidder. The winning bid amount will be due to Leelanau County Treasurer by 4:00pm on the 5th business day after the close of the auction. Payment must be in cash or cashiers check. Upon payment and presentation of government issued photo identification, Leelanau County Sheriffs Office will issue a written receipt and Bill of Sale.
This vehicle is sold as is, without any warranty of any kind and no representations are being made as to the operations status or fitness for any purpose or use for any purpose or as to any characteristic of the vehicle, ANY SUCH WARRANTIES BEING EXPRESSLY WAIVED.
This vehicle will be available for viewing in person on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019, from 9am-noon, at Bingham Towing yard, 8397 East Bingham Road, Traverse City, Michigan.
The vehicle is missing the battery and it is unknown if the engine is in running condition. The vehicle appears to have been in storage for a number of years.
Pictures of the vehicle will be listed on the auction website. The auction information will be posted on the County's website prior to June 6th. A listing will be in the May 30th printing of the Leelanau Enterprise. Below are a couple pictures of the vehicle.
Hopefully, with Trump, we may be on the long road to recovery, at least in some important respects.
What? No love for the C Bodies? Where are the Dodge Monaco, Chrysler New Yorker, 300 and Newport, Plymouth Fury? No love either for the reliable Darts and Valiants?
looks like 2 cudas
One cuda and one cooter.
Video: Dick Landy's Hemi Dart
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