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Dodge Challenger RT SE

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Dodge Challenger RT SE
Dodge Challenger RT SE
Dodge Challenger RT SE
Dodge Challenger RT SE

As the muscle car movement reached its peak in 1970, Dodge finally got a ponycar of its own.  Aptly named Challenger, it offered a huge range of engines and options.  Enthusiasts were drawn to the R/T model.  In 440 Six pack form, it could run with the best of them.

Type:  V8
Construction:  cast-iron block and cylinder heads
Valve gear:  2 valves per cylinder operated by a single camshaft, pushrods and rockers
Bore & Stroke:  4.32in x 3.75in
Displacement:  440 cubic inch
Compression Ratio:  10.1:1
Induction System:  3 Holley 2-barrel carbs
Maximum Power:  390 bhp at 4,700 rpm
Maximum torque:  490 lb-ft at 3,200 rpm
4-speed manual
Unitary steel chassis with steel body panels
Running Gear
Steering:  Recirculating ball
Front suspension:  A arms wth longitudinal torsion bars, telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension:  Live axle with semi-elliptic leaf-springs, telescopic shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Brakes:  Drums front and rear
Wheels:  Stamped Steel 14x6
Tires:  Fiberglass belted, F-70 14
Length:  192 inches
Width:  76.1 inches
Height:  50.9 inches
Wheelbase:  110.0 inches
Track:  59.7 inches (front), 60.7 inches (rear)
Weight:  3,437 lbs.

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