This car is the first year for the legendary 426 street Hemi and the first year for the new Coronet body style. This car is 1 of 288 total Hemi cars produced, and all casting dates and numbers are correct. It is an all original sheet metal, no rust car and has the original fender tag. The 49,785 miles on the speedometer are believed to be correct. The car is equipped with the 5' blue streak tires which are a one year only option correct for 1966. The powertrain is original and proper with the 4-Speed original transmission and the right Inland shifter plus the original Dana 60 rear-end with 3.54 ratio. The car also has a rare optional perfect woodgrain steering wheel.This Hemi is extremely tight and vigorous running and represents one of the fasted appreciating investment grade cars available!
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