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For Sale: 1970 Dodge Challenger in O'Fallon, Illinois


Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Detroit is excited to proud to present this 1970 Dodge Challenger for sale. Introduced in fall 1969 for the 1970 model year, the Challenger was one of two Chrysler E-body cars, the other being the slightly smaller Plymouth Barracuda. Positioned to compete against the Mercury Cougar and Pontiac Firebird in the upper end of the pony car market segment, it was "a rather late response" to the Ford Mustang, which debuted in April 1964. Even so, Chrysler intended the new Challenger as the most potent pony car ever, and like the less expensive Barracuda, it was available in a staggering number of trim and option levels, and with virtually every engine in Chrysler's inventory. For its introductory model year the Challenger was available in two series, Challenger and Challenger R/T, and three models, two-door hardtop, Special Edition two-door hardtop, or convertible. The base model was the Challenger with either an inline-6 or V8 engine. The Special Edition hardtop, available on either the base Challenger or on the R/T, added several appearances, convenience, and comfort features. Produced for the 1970 model year only, this more luxurious SE specification included as standard a vinyl roof with a "SE" medallions on the pillars, a smaller "formal" rear window, leather and vinyl bucket seats, and an overhead interior console that contained three warning lights (door ajar, low fuel, and seatbelts). The standard engine on the base model was a 225 cu in (3.7 L) Straight-6. The standard engine on the higher trim models was a 318 cu in (5.2 L) V8 with a 2-barrel carburetor. For 1970, the optional engines included the 340 and 383 cu in (5.6 and 6.3 L), as well as the 440 and 426 cu in (7.2 and 7.0 L) V8s, all with a standard 3-speed manual transmission, except for the 290 hp (216.3 kW) 383 cu in. engine, which was available only with the TorqueFlite automatic transmission. A 4-speed manual was optional on all engines except the 225 cu in (3.7 L) Inline-6 and the 2-barrel 383 cu in (6.3 L) V8. Powering this 1970 Dodge Challenger is a 360 CID V8 Crate engine, paired with a 727 TorqueFite 3-Speed transmission. The exterior in an eye grabbing & iconic plumb crazy purple. The interior looks sleek in white vinyl. There are tons of upgrades and options to be seen on this beauty; Aftermarket Air Conditioning; 6 Blade Cooling Fan, Aluminum High-Rise Intake, Edelbrock 4 BBL Carburetor, Headers, Mopar Magnum Valve Covers, Newer Carpeting, Black Dash, Column Shift, Factory Seatbelts, Front High Back Bucket Seats, Shaker Hood, Dual Exhaust w/Chrome Tips, Chrome Front & Rear Bumpers, Power Brakes (Front Disc, Rear Drum) and Power Steering. The list goes on. But we can always go over more details when you call into the showroom directly! This 1970 Dodge Challenger is for sale in our Detroit Showroom and can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and a Full HD video at For additional information please call our knowledgeable staff at (313) 982-3100 or email us at [email protected]

Vehicle Details

  • 1970 Dodge Challenger
  • Listing ID:CC-1412424
  • Price:$46,000
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1970
  • Make:Dodge
  • Model:Challenger
  • Exterior Color:Plum Crazy Purple
  • Interior Color:White
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:30456
  • Stock Number:DET1714
  • VIN:GCCDET1714