1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T Convertible – Mecum Kissimmee 2016 Lot R216

WALWORTH, WI – November 6, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – https://www.mecum.com/lot-detail/FL01… The 1970 model year heralded a number of restylings from Detroit, but one of the most anticipated was Dodge’s new entry into the ponycar market, the Challenger. Created to compete with Cougar and Firebird, the Challenger’s E-body platform was capable of handling any engine in the Dodge passenger car line. The R/T designation would be for performance models, and it was only in 1970 that a convertible Challenger was ever offered. That year, 1,070 people bought new R/T convertibles; only nine of them selected the Hemi engine. Four of those chose the Hemi/automatic combination. This is one of that very exclusive group.

 

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