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1970 Plymouth GTX

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 Citron Mist metallic beauty was built in St. Louis, MO, and has done just 3,300 since an extensive nut and bolt restoration.

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.

Side view of a 1970 Plymouth GTX in Citron Mist
side view

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

bucket seat interior of a 70 Plymouth GTX
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
instrument panel with 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 Plymouth Super Commando 440 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 – this has now been updated with newer Vintage AC.

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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