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Plymouth Superbird '70
Plymouth Superbird '70
Appears in Gran Turismo 2
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Plymouth
Displacement 6981 cc
Drivetrain FR[3]
Engine Chrysler 426 Hemi
Max Power 436BHP
Max Torque 490.39 ft-lb
Top Speed 130mph (209kph) (MAX)
Weight 1,755 kilograms (3,870 lb)

The Plymouth Superbird '70 is an American muscle car produced by Plymouth.

It is based on the Roadrunner, adding an aerodynamic nosecone, a high-rise rear spoiler for improved downforce, and special rear-facing scoops over the front wheel wells to facilitate the ventilation of trapped air and reduce front-end lift. The Superbird was created as a means to homologate these extreme aerodynamic modifications for the NASCAR series.

Although highly beneficial on the fast oval tracks, the impressive aero package, combined with the now necessary pop-up headlights, did little more than add weight to the standard road car.

Luckily the Superbird compensated with impressive amounts of power coming from three available engines: the 440 Super Commando (375HP), the 440 Super Commando Six Barrel (420HP) and the famous 426 Hemi (431HP).

The Superbird's styling proved to be a little extreme for 1970 tastes. Consequently, many of the 1,920 examples built sat unsold on the back lots of dealerships as late as 1972. Some were converted into 1970 Road Runners to move them off the sales lot.

In recent years, however, the Superbird has become a quite valuable and collectible car.

The Superbird appears in all Gran Turismo games to date since Gran Turismo 2, barring Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec.



This car can be purchased for 42.440 Credits. It is a simplified car.


This car can only be obtained by winning the Muscle Car Competition (US)/Old Muscle Car Competition (JP/EU).


This car can be bought at the Plymouth Dealership in South City for 41,850 Credits.


  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Front-Engined, Rear-Wheel Drive

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