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Plymouth : Other Suburban

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Car location: United States
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Manufacturer: Plymouth
Model: Other
Year: 1961
Type: Wagon
Color: Blue
Mileage: 64,423
Engine: 361 Golden Commando V8
Transmission: Manual
Interior Color: Blue
Vehicle Title: Clear
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5527 Lakeview Road. Charlotte. NC. 28269. US

1961 Plymouth Suburban Sport

64. 23 Actual Mile Suburban Sport Wagon Golden Commando 361 V8 3 Speed Survivor

Year: 1961 Type of vehicle title: Clear Primary color: Blue Mileage: 64423 Transmission type: 3 Speed Manual Engine: 361 Golden Commando V8 Interior color: Blue Vehicle info

There's nothing quite like an extravagant American wagon. In the '40s and '50s. chrome-laden luxo-tanks served as ultimate line toppers that appealed to the most affluent buyers. In the '60s and '70s. highly adaptable family haulers ushered in a new era of cross-country travel. In the '80s and '90s. offerings like AMC's Eagle essentially birthed the crossovers we currently know and love. And now. thanks to low production numbers and perpetually cool presence. cars like this hulking Suburban Sport are providing hot rodders with unique cruisers for very lovable prices. A solid. Golden Commando 395-powered survivor. this 6-passenger Plymouth is a highly desirable rarity that affords one lucky MoPar enthusiast the ultimate opportunity to own an underappreciated classic. If you're looking for some of the coolest. most exclusive and most unique metal your money can buy. here's a lot of car for not a lot of money!

Loosely based on designer Virgil Exner's 1957 styling theme. which proclaimed "Suddenly its 1960!". this '61 Suburban debuted to mostly negative fanfare. Nonetheless. that didn't stop the car's Wyoming-based owner from proudly protecting his investment. And. 53 years later. that dedication paid off as this Plymouth rolls as an exceptionally solid survivor. Decked in all too appropriate Robin Egg Blue and Alpine White. the car appears to have always been adult pampered. Its classy. curvaceous body reflects a smooth finish that exhibits minimal signs of wear and no major defects. Its original bumpers and straight stainless trim look almost as good as the day they left the showroom. And. despite what some might call awkward proportions and excessive brightwork. this graceful classic is both striking and handsome!

Top of the line for Exner-era wagons. this first class Plymouth features substantial detailing. At the front of the car. a dramatic valance centers a massive. gold-trimmed grille between stainless eyebrows. heavy headlights and an exaggerated bumper. At the sides of that valance. 'knife edge' fenders flow into jet-age quarters behind polished flashings. flush-mount door handles and small stainless rocker guards. At the top of those fenders. a flat. "Plymouth" branded hood leads the eye to original glass. cleverly placed mirrors and straight stainless frames. And. opposite that hood. a "P L Y M O U T H" branded tailgate anchors chrome hardware and a small Golden Commando emblem between a stylized bumper and famous 'flashlight' tail lights.

Like its Fury brethren. the Suburban was powered by a mix of 6 and 8-cylinder engines that ran the gamut from mild mannered grocery getter to gold toothed torque monster. Raise the car's long hood and you'll find a 361 cubic inch Chrysler big block that distills 305 horsepower into 395 lb. /ft. of torque. Officially known as the Golden Commando 395. that original "R36" mill wears a roster of correct components. from its bright gold air cleaner and much ballyhooed alternator all the way to its heavy duty radiator and Jiffy Jet washer reservoir. Fire is provided by a traditional points distributor. which sequences sparks through reliable CARQUEST suppression cables. Combustion comes courtesy of a Carter 4-barrel carburetor. which breathes through a correct intake and old school exhaust manifolds. The motor's clean aluminum valve covers present well against the car's Robin Egg engine bay. And little details like original decals. a pair of Sparton horns and a MoPar green cap battery round out a nice dose of eyeball appeal.

Naturally. the bottom of this boulevard king looks as expected for a 53 year old survivor. In the middle of solid floors. an original heavy duty 3-speed sends power to a correct 8. 75-inch rear end. At the front of those floors. wide turns and firm feel come courtesy of correct manual steering. At the edges of those floors. solid. fade-free stops are provided by sturdy drum brakes. The big V8 barks a deep. civilized demeanor through a true-dual exhaust system that employs small. glasspack-style mufflers. All that road-worthy hardware rides on tough Cragar Radirs. which spin 215/75R15 Coker Classic whitewalls in front of 225/70R15 BF Goodrich whitewalls. And everything. from the car's clean oil pan to its leak-free fuel tank. is functional. reliable and ready to roll!

Inside this Plymouth. you'll find a mostly original interior that has enough room to haul the whole family in comfort. The car's Command Seat front and standard rear bench feature attractive. two-tone vinyl. Close cut pile carpet. which is protected by massive floor mats. does an excellent job of highlighting relaxed. airy ambiance. Above that carpet. a stylish dash founds a space-age day/night mirror over gorgeous TeleView telemetry. clean Bakelite buttons and a correct AM radio. At the sides of that dash. fantastic door panels display prominent Exner design behind fresh stainless trim. bright chrome handles and sculpted armrests. Above those panels. painted A-pillars lead the eye to a tight headliner that's adorned with vintage speakers. In front of the driver. a semi-square Aero steering wheel spins a metal flake rim around an intricate horn button. And behind the passengers. a matted storage compartment frames ample luggage space.

The sale of this full-bodied MoPar includes a vintage Owner's Manual and a small collection of historic documents.

This stunning Plymouth people mover is a clean. fully sorted classic that's poised for many years of shows and road trips. As some of the most unique metal on the market. it oozes the kind of personality that's only found in '60s-era specialty cars. If you're looking for an exclusive collectable that's as affordable as it is cool. you've found your next cruiser!

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Please note that all sales are binding and final. Our cars are sold "as-is" with no warranty expressed or implied. Please carefully read the terms & conditions of the sale before bidding. Winning this auction does not entitle you to come inspect the car and decide if you want to buy it. but obligates you to complete the purchase! A $1000. 00 deposit via PayPal is due within 24 hours of the auction close . NO EXCEPTIONS.

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If you would like to make a sales visit or arrange an inspection. we would be happy to schedule a personal appointment with either yourself or your representative. To do so. contact Donald Bernard at (704)596-5211 or (781)773-4648. Donald's email address is: Donald. Berard@RKMotorsCharlotte. com. For those of you who need to fly in. we can provide transportation to and from Charlotte Douglas International Airport. We can also recommend accommodations within a short distance of our facility.

RK Motors takes pride in delivering road-ready cars to our customers. That's why every car we sell comes with the assurance of our Seal of Approval process - a comprehensive inspection performed by our sister company. the RKM Performance Center. From major visual defects to basic functionality issues. our Seal of Approval checklist covers the basics so you can feel confident about your purchase.

For international buyers. note that we've shipped cars to collectors and classic car fans world-wide for years. We can provide you with a firm quote for transport to any shipping port in the world in a sealed container and handle the process for you from start to finish. Our domestic and international ground transport solutions are enclosed only. If you wish to use an open carrier. you will need to arrange that. Our Transportation Manager. Gregory Smith. stands ready to help you with your transport & shipping needs. Gregory can be reached at: Greg. Smith@rkmotorscharlotte. com.

A common question we receive is: "do you accept trades"? We do accept trades. but will only consider #1 or #2 condition vehicles. If you would like us to review a trade. please send recent. high resolution pictures of the entire car. including the underside. Also send a detailed description which includes all specifications. facts. figures. history and documentation present with the car. Lastly. give us a clear idea of what you are seeking in trade value. If you are a MyClassicGarage user. you can send us an Evaluation file for review. Our MCG virtual garage name is: RK Motors Charlotte. Email information and pictures on your trade directly to Donald Berard. Donald's email address is: Donald. Berard@RKMotorsCharlotte. com.

Our 60. 00 sqf retail showrooms are located in beautiful Charlotte. North Carolina . We usually have 200-250 incredible cars on display. and there's always something new. Feel free to make an appointment. stop in and meet our staff. and. more importantly. see the Greatest Showroom on Earth! Each and every one of our employees is an absolute car nut and we do this because we love cars!

In addition to our retail showroom in Charlotte. NC. the RKM Performance Center is located in a 40. 00 sqf facility in Mooresville. NC. which is about 20 minutes north of Charlotte in the heart of NASCAR country. We perform complete restorations for classic car collectors worldwide. RKM restored cars have won numerous national awards.

Check out our feedback from other customers who have purchased cars from us in the past on our website. We pride ourselves on describing our cars accurately. and. our cars really do look better in person than in the pictures!

Every car that you see for sale is in our physical possession and located at our main facility. 5527 Lakeview Road. Charlotte. NC. 28269. For general information. call us at: (704)596-5211.

RKM Performance Center Heated paint booth Sanding room Mixing room Sandblasting cabinet Interior shop Metal fabrication shop 10 two post lifts Alignment rack

Tony Klein Consignment Manager

5527 Lakeview Road
Charlotte. NC. 28269

Phone: 704-596-5211
Fax: 704-596-5980
Mobile: 440-413-0849
Tony. Klein@RKMotorsCharlotte. com

Gerry Notara Vice President
of Operations

5527 Lakeview Road
Charlotte. NC. 28269

Phone: 704-235-2973
Fax: 704-596-5980
Mobile: 704-773-4658
Gerry. Notara@RKMotorsCharlotte. com

Donald Berard Sales Manager

5527 Lakeview Road
Charlotte. NC. 28269

Phone: 704-596-5211
Fax: 704-596-5980
Mobile: 781-773-4648
Donald. Berard@RKMotorsCharlotte. com

Gregory Smith Transport Manager

5527 Lakeview Road
Charlotte. NC. 28269

Phone: 704-562-6226
Fax: 704-596-5980
Mobile: 704-562-6226
Greg. Smith@rkmotorscharlotte. com

704. 596. 5211 info@RKMotorsCharlotte. com

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5527 Lakeview Road
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