1970 Plymouth GTX 440 V8

The GTX was part of the intermediate series that also contained the other B-body cars; Belvedere, Satellite and Road Runner. It was based on the two-door hardtop Belvedere and, apart from the Superbird, it was the most expensive of that line-up. 1970 was the first year that the GTX wasn’t available as a convertible.

This Ivy Green metallic beauty was built in St. Louis, MO, and it’s quite likely the car then spent its entire life in Northern California.

The side view shows the optional longitudinal stripes that were available in black, white or gold. The GTX badge is mounted on the simulated air scoops towards the front of the rear quarters.

1970 Plymouth GTX 440 side view
Side view

Inside, the GTX came with all-vinyl bucket seats as standard.

Bucket seat interior

On the left you’ll noticed the rather unique combined tachometer and clock which was given the name, “tick-tock-tach” and was a $68.45 option. The wood-grain finish was part of the Rallye package.

1970 GTX tick-tock-tach
tick-tock-tach

Under the hood sits the 375 horsepower Super Commando 440 cubic inch V8 that came standard with the GTX as it the heavy-duty Torqueflite automatic transmission that it’s paired with.

1970 440 Super Commando V8
440 Super Commando

All GTX cars came with the Hemi suspension package that included beefed-up shocks, torsion bars, front stabilizer bars and rear leaf springs.

Options on this car include power steering ($105) and power brakes ($43). It is also fitted with air conditioning which would have cost an additional $357 when the car was ordered new.

Plymouth produced 7,748 GTX cars for the 1970 model year at a base price of $3,535.

This ’70 Plymouth GTX is currently for sale on eBay. (follow the link for even more photos)

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