1971 Dodge Demon, Plymouth Duster Plum Crazy Twins See Daylight After 30+ Years..

While the majority of Mopar fans are drawn to the company’s tiny cars, which are less popular, some are more into the company’s midsize muscle cars from the golden age. This guy created a matching Plymouth Duster to go with his purple 1971 Dodge Demon because he was so in love with it.

And both vehicles have recently come out of long-term Michigan storage. This guy is literally my hero because I’ve always wanted a 1970 Dodge Super Bee and a 1970 Plymouth GTX in similar colors. Yes, I would definitely choose pink over purple, but you get the idea.

But these A-body Mopars share more than just the color, which, by the way, was called Plum Crazy on Dodges and In-Violet on Plymouths. They are also powered by matching engines and share a few interior features as well. The mills in question are of the 340-cubic-inch (5.6-liter) V8 variety.

The Dart Demon 340 is actually a numbers-matching car, sporting a factory V8 that was rated at 275 horsepower back in 1971. The Plymouth Duster was also available with the same engine that year, but the owner couldn’t find one, so he opted for a different mill and operated a swap.

It’s not clear if the Plymouth also sports its original factory paint, but it makes no difference, because both cars look fantastic, even though they spent decades in a barn. The Dodge Demon was reportedly parked in 1989, while the Plymouth Duster was retired off the road in 1986.

But make no mistake, these cars were kept in proper storage. Sure, they’re covered in dust and they show a bit of mold inside the cabin, but both cleaned up nicely. And they probably look just as good as they did back in the 1980s when they won trophies at the Mopar Nationals.

There’s no info as to why these fine muscle cars were put in storage more than 30 years ago, but, according to YouTube’s “Auto Archaeology,” they will go under the hammer on April 23, 2022, at an estate sale in Sawyer, Michigan.

The event will also see a few Dodge D Series trucks, including a well-maintained Warlock, cross the block, but these purple muscle cars are the main highlight. And hopefully, they will go to the same home because it would be a shame to split them after so many years. Check them out in the video below.

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