The only known example of a B3 Blue 1970 Dodge Charger R/T heads to auction

The only acknowledged illustration of a B3 Blue 1970 Dodge Charger R/T heads to auction

When it comes to traditional muscle autos, it is difficult to beat the 2nd-generation Dodge Charger. An excellent illustration of this iconic Mopar machine is scheduled to cross the block at a Mecum auction in Glendale, Arizona, doing work March sixteen-19.

This car is a 1970 Dodge Charge R/T with the 426-cubic-inch Hemi V-eight. fed by dual 4-barrel carburetors, and its engine sends 425 hp to the rear wheels by way of a TorqueFlite 3-velocity automated transmission. The Charger rolls on 15-inch steel wheels with Goodyear F60-15 Polyglas GT tires.

Mecum claims this is a single of only 124 Hemi Charger R/Ts produced for the 1970 model twelve months, and the only acknowledged illustration completed in B3 Blue Metallic. It is also an early-manufacturing illustration, obtaining exited Chrysler’s St. Louis assembly plant in October 1969.

1970 Dodge Charger R/T (photo via Mecum Auctions)

1970 Dodge Charger R/T (photograph through Mecum Auctions)

This car was dealt with to a rotisserie restoration, but retains its numbers-matching engine, in accordance to the listing. The unique window sticker is also integrated in the sale.

(*8*) the a great deal significantly significantly less-widespread fastback total whole entire body style and type that debuted for 1966, the 2nd-generation Charger debuted for the 1968 model twelve months with styling that epitomized the muscle car era. While speedy lived, (1970 was the greatest model twelve months), this generation of Charger also grew to flip out to be a pop culture icon thanks to appearances in “The Dukes of Hazzard,” “Bullitt,” and the “Swiftly and Furious” franchise. Its appear to be also influenced the existing day 4-door Charger.

Mecum expects this Charger to promote for amongst $175,000 and $225,000 in Arizona. For comparison, a 1970 Plymouth ‘AAR Cuda—a pretty a great deal significantly significantly less uncommon Mopar muscle car from the really identical model year—sold for $90,200 at Mecum’s Kissimmee, Florida, auction earlier this twelve months.