This Challenger Resto-Mod has the best of both worlds: a classic car and a modern drivetrain. The firm-feel power steering gearbox provides excellent road feel and power brakes will stop on a dime. The aluminum radiator cools the 6.1-liter HEMI that provides the power and a 4-speed automatic transmission puts that power to the ground. The subframe connectors provide a stronger uni-body. The HEMI has custom headers with MagnaFlow mufflers with an H-pipe for a marvelous throaty sound. A 3:23 Sure-Grip differential makes for easy highway cruising. This head-turner is finished in beautiful Victory Red paint with a white interior.
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.