1965 Plymouth Belvedere 440

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1965 Plymouth Belvedere 440

Post by czharry » Thu Sep 15, 2016 3:20 pm

I really love the styling of this car. Below is from an article about this particular car.

Here’s a 1965 Plymouth Belvedere with a Street Wedge platform using a 440 block that had very few miles on her since its restoration.

A young criminal, while high on methamphetamine, stole this Black Beauty and crashed it into a tree at 130 mph.

Below are some photos of the car before and after the gruesome collision.

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It’s a miracle the car thief survived. His injuries are taking a long time to heal sufficiently for him to be able to reasonably communicate with the Arcadia, California Police Department’s investigation.
The Belvedere did not fare as well.

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Post by Davegot2P » Thu Sep 15, 2016 3:26 pm

THAT is absolutely Painful to look at. The owner must be devastated. What a waste of Beautiful steel.
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Re: 1965 Plymouth Belvedere 440

Post by Skeezix » Thu Sep 15, 2016 3:50 pm

That's a dann shame. Those old beauties are getting harder to find at a reasonable price.

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Post by boomboom » Thu Sep 15, 2016 4:50 pm

I hope the thug died.
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Re: 1965 Plymouth Belvedere 440

Post by Dave M » Fri Sep 16, 2016 6:39 pm

Wow it was a nice car

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Re: 1965 Plymouth Belvedere 440

Post by fish » Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:06 pm

Real shame.
I think Sox and Martin ran a similar car w/ 426.
I remember standing behind it when they started the engine up on the trailer.
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Re: 1965 Plymouth Belvedere 440

Post by seanbrown6777 » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:52 pm

That is totally painful to look at

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Re: 1965 Plymouth Belvedere 440

Post by Nicolas » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:53 pm

Sad story so much time and money wasted...... hope the thief got a long sentence

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Post by Cloaked Dagger » Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:44 pm

Nicolas wrote:Sad story so much time and money wasted...... hope the thief got a long sentence
Hopefully the judge was a car guy.
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Re: 1965 Plymouth Belvedere 440

Post by avmech » Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:47 am

Not a Chrysler Corp guy, but the old classics rock. That was painful seeing the after pictures.

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