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A Very Desirable 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T Is Up For Grabs

Looking for the ultimate classic Muscle Car? This Plum Crazy 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T has Zero Miles on the Clock

We can all agree that the Dodge Challenger is one of the most iconic Muscle cars ever made. When you think 1970 Challenger, you probably think of the white 426 Hemi from the movie Vanishing Point. Although only one of the iconic white cars is said to have survived the movie, this plum crazy example, listed for sale at classiccars.com is not just a survivor, but apparently, a brand new car.

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If what they say is true, the car has never been driven and has zero miles on the odometer.

It’s worth noting that the car has undergone a full restoration sometime in the past few years and is in perfect condition. The plum crazy paint, with white stripe, is immaculate and all panel gaps look even. Someone really took the time with this MOPAR. Actually, the car has been owned by the same person for the last 30 years and was painted 27 years ago.

The black vinyl interior has been completely restored and features a center console with the original Slap Stick shifter for the original three-speed 727 automatic transmission. It also has the three-speaker “Rallye dash”, which was a desired option back in the day.

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This particular Dodge Challenger R/T is highly optioned and includes rare features like power windows, factory air-conditioning, leather bucket seats, power steering, and power brakes.

The 426 Hemi may be the most desired version, but this 440 Magnum is the next best thing. This one, in particular, is an original U-Code car, with the 440 Magnum, making 375 horsepower. However, it has been upgraded to the “Six Pack”, which replaces the “four-barrels” with three, two-barrel, Holley 2300 series carburetors. The car also comes wit hthe original carburetors and intake manifold.

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We would have preferred the 440 to have been mated to the 4-speed manual
But even with the original 727 3-speed auto, we are sure it will perform well on the drag strip

Under light load, only the center 350 cfm carburetor was used, but mash the throttle and the other two 500 cfm Holley carburetors stepped into action and the rear tires become dust. Output is rated at 390 horsepower – 15 up from the four-barrel 440 Magnum. However, independent tests have shown figures of around 430 horsepower, but that’s a theme for another day.

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It also comes with proper documentation
So you can be sure you’re getting the real deal

The car is located in Stuart, Florida and is listed in the Chrysler registry. It also comes with a clean title and Fender data plate. And the price for all this Muscle car goodness? The current asking price is $70,000. Given the options list, 440 Six-pack under the hood, and overall condition of the car, we think it’s well worth it.

Dim Angelov
Dim Angelov
Born in 1992, I come from a family of motoring enthusiasts. My passion for cars was awoken at the age of six, when I saw a Lamborghini Diablo SV in a magazine. After high school I earned a master’s degree in marketing and a Master of Arts in Media and Communications. Over the years, I’ve practiced and become skilled in precision driving and to date have test driven more than 250 cars across the globe. Over the years, I’ve picked up basic mechanical knowledge and have even taken part in the restoration of a 1964 Jaguar E-Type and an Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint. Lately, I’ve taken a fancy to automotive photography, and while modern cars are my primary passion, I also have a love for Asian Martial Arts, swimming, war history, craft beer, historical weapons, and car restoration. In time, I plan my own classic car restoration and hope to earn my racing certificate, after which I expect to establish my own racing team.  Read full bio
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