Only 1,857 convertibles built total! Wow, there is a lot good to
say about this car. It's show quality throughout, mechanically
rebuilt and highly optioned including cold factory a/c and working
cassette recorder. Knockout factory colors too. Completely rebuilt
318 with performance upgrades. New bearings, .030 over pistons, 340
cam, double roller chain, swirl port heads with large valves and
closed chamber, 340 intake and new Edelbrock carb. Water pump,
master cylinder, alternator, steering column, steering box and a/c
compressor is rebuilt. Charged with R-12 freon. Serviced trans. New
stainless exhaust system. New reproduction Wide Oval tires on new
rally wheels. It's sharp! Paint is like glass, upgraded R/T hood.
Jambs, engine bay and trunk are repainted. Floors are rock solid,
body is exceptionally clean and arrow straight. All of the chrome,
trim, grill, taillights, exhaust tips etc are excellent.
Windshield, weather strips and window seals are replaced. Correct
grain white convertible top has glass window. Interior is
excellent. The dash pad is mint. All around the instrument area is
excellent-knobs, levers, radio, steering wheel etc. The cassette
player was rebuilt and has the microphone still in Mopar box.
Engine compartment is very detailed, has correct hose clamps, even
a $280 reproduction battery. Original Fender tag is still in place.
Very clean and tidy trunk compartment complete with the original
space saver spare, bottle and jack. Owner history back to 1988.
Current owner owned it 18 years. I want to write more good things
but it won't fit on the sign, this car has a lot to offer.
Wide Oval tires
Cushion grip wheel
This rare 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T will be offered during the second annual Northeast Barrett-Jackson auction with reserve, is powered by the original
To rival the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge released its own pony car, the Challenger, for the 1970 model year.
Ordinarily, I might pass up this cool-looking Hemi Challenger because it’s not a true factory R/T muscle car but a re-creation.
We talk quite a bit at our weekly Classic Car News meetings at ClassicCars.com headquarters about “future classics,” cars.
The Dodge Challenger was produced from 1969-1974 using the Chrysler E platform and sharing components with the Plymouth Barracuda in an effort to rival the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro.
The Dodge Challenger was first produced from 1969-1974 using the Chrysler E platform and sharing components with the Plymouth Barracuda in an effort to rival the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro.
A 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T SE led the bidding at Mecum’s collector car auction last weekend in Seattle, where total sales reached $9,517,676.
For the 2015 model year, Dodge’s Challenger challenges the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro in eight versions.
If a Hemi-powered muscle car is on your personal bucket list, here’s a 1970 Dodge Challenger with loads of bucket-list experience — Hollywood style.