1940 Plymouth Coupe
As the 40's arrive an all new look for vehicles came with it. Fenders were slowly starting hug in closer to the bodies and the aerodynamic styling's became more prominent. The same happened for the Plymouths as they now looked completely different than they did just 2 short years earlier. The 1940 Plymouth Coupe you see here is a very cool classic and very unique. One of our personal favorite things about it is strictly the fact that it is a Plymouth! You just don't .....
see that make of car getting as much attention nowadays especially considering they aren't even around anymore. It is however part of what really makes this one stand out among all those 40 Fords out there. It has a similar stance and overall look but the chrome accents and trim pieces really set it apart. This car was rediscovered in 1974 and was resurrected after sitting for some period of time. It was calling a boxcar home in the middle of a wheat field in Northeast Kansas. It had been parked with 48,000 on the odometer and was roommates with a 1940 Ford Pickup. The car was pulled out, spruced up and repainted that same year. The current owner found the car in 1997 and that is when it really started to be gone through. It is now coated in a very nice Black paint that looks great. The body is solid with no apparent rust or issues. It is a rare factory running board delete car which actually really suits the overall look of the body. All of the glass in it is brand new including the 2 piece windshield up front. All of the stainless and trim is in great condition with a nice shine. It has the original rear bumper in back which is in good condition. Up front dual stainless nerf bars have been added but it also comes with the original bumper. Chrome peep mirrors have been added to both door pillars to help improve visibility. The car has a slight rake which gives it a really good looking stance. It rides on a set of Smith Wheels with a 15 inch custom offset and polished full moon hubcaps. This gives it a really cool old school look but it also comes with the original center cap and beauty rings which were modified to fit 15 inch wheels. They are wrapped with wide white radial tires that have plenty of life left.
While the exterior may have some street rod flair the drive train was purposely kept mostly original. It has its original 170 ci straight 6 cylinder motor that runs really well. The motor was professionally gone through and rebuilt by Edgy who holds the world speed record for the Mopar 6 cylinder. If there is a guy who knows how to gets performance out of a straight 6, its that guy. It was fitted with a performance head, cam, pistons and is topped off with an original single barrel carburetor. The dual exhaust system is routed out of the back of the car with pencil tips. The transmission is the original 3 speed that has been rebuilt and sends power back to the original rear end. One cool feature is the original independent suspension system up front. Most would think that type of set up must have been added but it is actually original and just not something you see very often on a car of this vintage. It also has disc brakes and drop spindles up front. In rear it has parallel leaf springs and the car rides down the road well. Don't let the 6 cylinder hold you back because this cruiser can roll down the highway comfortable at 65 mph all day long.
The interior of the car has been redone in a Red and White color combo which accents the dark Black exterior perfectly. The Red/White theme is used througout the car, even on mechanical components like the rear end. The interior has a split bench seat and is Red with White pleated inserts. In back it has custom fold up jump seats. The dash has a great look and features original gauges and trim. Red and White tear drop knobs have been added for all of the switches and on the window cranks. It has a white faced Moon tachometer mounted on the dash but it hasn't been hooked up. The trunk of the car offers plenty of additional storage space and is very cleanly finished out in the same Red and White combo. In addition to an awesome vehicle all original parts that have been removed from the car come alone with it.
If you are on the hunt for something unique that runs great and has an old school touch then this is a classic you HAVE to check out! Above all, it is being offered up at a very reasonable price that you just can't beat.
Make it yours for $21,250.00!
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