For Sale: 1988 Dodge Daytona in Morgantown, Pennsylvania

Vehicle Description

1988 Dodge Daytona Pacifica Turbo

To compete with the ever-popular Fox bodied Mustang, Dodge initially unveiled the Laser, which looked amazingly similar to the Mustang. This car was low slung, and sporty, with plenty of upgrades aimed at the executive market. Eventually this car became the Sporty Daytona which was more for the masses. In 1988 the ES model was offered with contrasting ground effects fairings, and snowflake wheels and only available in a 5-speed.

For consignment, a rust free 72K non verifiable mile, (title reading mileage exempt), survivor in the form of a Daytona Pacifica Turbo from Dodge right out of 1988. This one has nifty rear louvers, a snappy overstuffed leather interior, and a rear spoiler. Nice and clean aluminum wheels and an all-original car, (except for paint), all here and ready for the plucking.

Exterior
All original, all lower mileage condition, all black save for the red stripe highlighting the lower body molding, the small "Turbo" door decals, and the Daytona Pacific badging on the hatch. A few faults are noted in the finish with overall spider scratches being the worst, but no visible rust is present. Hidden headlights, black trimmings, tinted windows, and a black louvered rear glass with a spoiler on the end and we are talking Daytona. Throw on a sporty power bulge turbo hood, a triangular window for the B pillar, and taillights that stretch from side to side with a body matching neoprene rear bumper, and let's go racin'. And lest we forget the luxury styled aluminum wheels, the Pacifica was more of a refined sport luxury package, which are shod in like new blackwall radials.

Interior
A swing of the doors and we can see wide tufting in the horizontally stitched burgundy leather panel covering the top of the door panels. On the bottom is burgundy carpet and streaking through the middle is a molded vinyl armrest, extra padded with a black insert for the power locks and power mirrors. A set of nice buckets with more of the heavily tufted leather for tuck and roll inserts, and smooth leather bolsters with vinyl piping cover these burgundy seats. Age wear and minor cracking is seen on the front buckets as well as some tearing on the outer upper bolster. Same for the rear bench which presents more like dual buckets with a shared center panel. A nice clean console with a glovebox, power window and power seat toggles, and the shifter sitting proudly in the center, flirts with the dash which shows as original, and is in burgundy and black with LCD numbered and lettered instrumentation. A burgundy cloth headliner with heavy sagging hangs above.

Drivetrain
A 2.2-liter turbocharged 4 banger is under the hood in a dusty and patinaed engine bay. It has EFI, and a 3-speed automatic transmission with a 3.48 final drive.

Undercarriage
Well preserved down below, the underside has only slight surface rust mixed with some patina and road dirt, structurally very sound and even has the black overspray still seen in the floor pans. A single clean rust-free exhaust is on, and the suspension is independent Macpherson strut upfront, and solid bar coil springs for the rear is like new. Power disc brakes were used on all 4 corners providing the whoah factor.

Drive-Ability
Hopping inside this car is a joyous experience as my cohort and I sank down into the overstuffed leather buckets! She fired right up and performed wonderfully on the test track. All functions were working swimmingly.

Performance and luxury all wrapped up in a sporty package is what the Daytona Pacifica signifies and this example hits all the marks. Nice black paint, a plush leather interior and sporty performance from the turbocharged 4 cylinder under the hood all work together making for one sexy and powerful late 80's ride. This American sports car is truly grown up!

VIN DECODE
1B3CA54E2JG3251571
1-USA
B-Dodge
3-Passenger Car
C-Automatic Belts
A-Daytona
5-Premium
4-Hatchback
E-2.2 Liter Turbo
2-Check Digit
J-1988
G-St. Louis, MO Assy Plant
275007-Sequential Unit Number

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 650 vehicles for sale with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle barn find collection is on display.
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 www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914. Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the vehicle in person.

Vehicle Details

  • 1988 Dodge Daytona
  • Listing ID: CC-1630119
  • Price: $12,900
  • Location:Morgantown, Pennsylvania
  • Year:1988
  • Make:Dodge
  • Model:Daytona
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Oxblood
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:62765
  • Stock Number:4265
  • VIN:1B3CA54E2JG325157
Listed By:
Classic Auto Mall
6180 Morgantown Rd.
Morgantown, PA 19543

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