1967 Dodge Charger
During the early-1960s, automakers were exploring new ideas in the
personal luxury and specialty car segments. Chrysler, fast to enter
the specialty car market, selected their Dodge Division to enter
the marketplace with a mid-size B-bodied sporty car to fit between
the "pony car" Ford Mustang and "personal luxury" Ford Thunderbird.
The intention was to create a fastback look while sharing as much
existing company hardware as possible.
For consignment a second-year edition of the first-generation Dodge
Charger. This car has undergone an engine rebuild 2 years ago and
since then has a mere 5,744 miles clocked on it. It sports the
correct drivetrain and has most records from its original sale back
in '67. Original wheels will come with this car, as well as the
original carburetor. This green cavalry horse is definitely ready
to do battle...blow the bugle!
If you thought the Barracuda fastback was cool, get a load of this
fastback. It is truly the next level looking much like the concept
car of 1965 Dodge rolled out to wet future appetites for the
upcoming muscle race. Nary a trunk lid here, although the gap
suggests otherwise, but the long sloping line hides it. Outside
shows the Charger badge on the long triangulated B pillar. The
sides showing the beginnings of the Coke bottle shape design have
well minded gaps and plenty of trimmings on the rockers and the
wheel wells, belt line toppers, as well as around the windows. All
this steel is bathed in Dark Green Metallic and it shows in
excellent condition with no rust to be found. Tucked in bumpers in
mirror-like finish gleam along with the chrome trimmings. Up front
hidden headlights give the grill the appearance that is runs the
entire way across the front of the car. The rear pick up on this
and has the taillight strip run entirely across the car as well.
Fratzog badges are seen on the hood and a large circular badge on
the trunk lid. 15-inch chrome Cragar wheels are on all 4 corners,
however the original wheels will come with the car.
A swing of the doors and Gold vinyl mixes with aluminum panels and
black carpet to create a sporty looking panel. Turning our
attention to the seats, pristine gold tuck and roll pattern seats
in the form of low back buckets in front and a duo of more buckets
that have fold down capabilities , and center armrest that folds
allowing the user to store many a cargo item under that large
fastback. A center console upfront as well not to be outdone by the
snazzy rear setup, a fold up and down armrest that doubles as a 3rd
front seat. Looking up front at the dash and it is factory
gorgeous. Very clean with its lineup of circular instruments for
the cluster, and a row of buttons ignition and knobs just below,
all within perfect reach of the driver. The remainder of the dash
uses a rectangular pattern to add texture and house the radio and
airflow levers, and a glovebox. Black carpet for the floors remains
mostly unmarred save for some staining on the driver's threshold. A
clean tight headliner in tan is above.
A repaint 2 years ago of the engine bay, and a rebuild of the
engine and it is just fab. An aqua block and intake, water pump,
then topped with chromed valve covers and I'm nearly ready to eat
this engine as it presents as a piece of eye candy. It is the
correct 440ci V8, and is topped with an Edelbrock CH4B Intake, and
Edelbrock 4-barrel carburetor. A shout out to the dual horned air
cleaner cover which can feed plenty of air for the fossils to mix
with and turn this V8. An A727 Torqueflite 3-speed automatic
transmission, and an 8.75 inch 3.23 SureGrip rear axle complete
this nice package.
Underneath a new exhaust system guides us through a very clean rust
free structurally sound undercarriage. Torsion bar suspension
upfront, and leaf springs on the rear are in fab condition. Power
disc brakes for the front, and power drums for the rear can be
This horsepower embellished horse fired right up and ran very
nicely through all aspects of our test track. A good accelerator,
strong flow through the gears power and smooth ride left us with a
smile on our track test dummies face. (Wait! not dummies!).
Although we did note that the right front brake tends to lock up
under moderate braking.
There are nice examples of many cars in Classic Auto Mall, then
there are really nice examples and this Charger is certainly in the
latter category. Well done, a fancy futuristic design line, and
that solid looking front grille, and you will be turned into a
sucker for a 67 muscle car. Da Da Da Dit Da Dee...Charge...r!
Fender Tag Deode
CAR: Dodge Charger 2 Door Sports Hardtop
ENGINE: 440cid 4-bbl HP V8
TRANSMISSION: 3-Speed Automatic
TIRES: 7.75 x 14 Red Streak Tires
MODEL YEAR: 1967
BUILD DATE: November 21.
AXLE: 3.23 Rear Axle Ratio, Sure Grip
INTERIOR: Sport Trim Grade, Vinyl Bucket Seats. Black on Gold
PAINT: Dark Green Metallic (Dodge, Plymouth), Pine Green Metallic
(Chrysler), Forest Green Metallic (Imperial).
OTHER: Black (Dodge, Plymouth), Formal Black (Chrysler, Imperial)
Upper Door Frame Color. Stripe Deleted.
A1: 26in Radiator
D9: Front Disk Brakes
R2: Music Master AM Radio
X2: Tinted Windshield Only
a5: Center Front Seat
b4: Bucket Seats
g0: Power Brakes
h7: Fender or Hood Mounted Turn Signal Indicators
j4: Moulding - Body Sill Narrow
P-Premium Price Class
29-2 Door Sports Hardtop
L-440ci V8 Magnum 375hp
2-Hamtramck, MI Assy Plant
193359-Sequential Unit Number
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This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
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