Lot Detail
SPECIFICATIONS
Year 1968
Make Dodge
Model Charger R/T
Body Coupe
Color Green
Interior Black
Web No. CH1008-72347
INV No.
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Lot S114 1968 Dodge Charger R/T Coupe
440/375 HP, 4-Speed
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St. Charles, IL Auction
October 3-5, 2008
Star
No Reserve

DESCRIPTION

*** Auction Selling Time For This Lot is Saturday 2:35 PM ***

 

Part of the legendary Dodge “Scat Pack”, the 1968 Dodge Charger R/T was the badboy version of a redesign project that resulted in one of the best-looking mid-size cars of the era, the success of which was confirmed when sales rocketed to a six-fold increase over the previous year. Marketed from an anti-establishment angle, the R/T pushed all the right buttons with the go-fast crowd, and it still does today.

 

The R/T wears its mean streak for all to see, and in this car’s case that streak is wider than usual. Its dark metallic Green flanks are unadorned thanks to a stripe delete on the original order, and the Black vinyl roof and Black interior add to the intimidation factor. Against that dark backdrop, chromed Magnum wheels, competition-style fuel filler cap and twin exhaust tips provide gleaming accents, while inside the straightforward interior, the ever-popular optional console was left off the order sheet in favor of a rare center-mounted “buddy seat”.

 

The potent 375-horse 440 4-barrel Magnum is backed by Chrysler’s heavy duty 4-speed manual transmission and optional Sure-Grip differential, with all-important matching numbers, and power steering and disc brakes keep it all under control.

 

Documentation for this Mecum Star 1968 Dodge Charger R/T includes 2 build sheets, the original Chrysler Certicard & Customer Care Warranty book and the original window sticker.

Highlights:

- Numbers matching

- 2 build sheets

- Original window sticker

- Original Chrysler Certicard and Customer Care Warranty book

- Stripe delete

- Front "buddy" seat

- Sure-Grip differential

- Power disc brakes

- Power steering

 

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