1969 Dodge Charger Daytona: Rare Muscle Car Rarity Hits Auction Block

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1969 Dodge Charger Daytona
1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

The 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona commands reverence among enthusiasts, epitomizing the golden era of muscle cars. Produced in limited numbers, with only 503 units manufactured, alongside the Plymouth Superbird, it represents a pinnacle of automotive innovation and performance.

Originally sold by Manzi Dodge, Inc. in Lowell, Massachusetts, this Charger Daytona retains its authentic drivetrain, body, and interior, exuding timeless charm. Adorned in the factory-original Hemi Orange hue, accentuated by a distinctive white wing, its aesthetic appeal remains unparalleled.

Powered by a numbers-matching 440-cubic-inch Magnum V8 engine, delivering 375 horsepower, it exemplifies raw muscle and performance.

1969 Dodge Charger Daytona
1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

With optional enhancements like the A33 Track Pak, Dana 60 differential, and SureGrip, its prowess on the road is unmatched.

Noteworthy is the Daytona’s distinction as the first NASCAR race car to surpass 200 mph, a testament to its engineering prowess and racing pedigree. As a coveted collector’s item, its auction value reflects its historical significance and rarity.

Expected to fetch between $375,000 and $425,000 at auction, its allure extends beyond monetary value, embodying an era of automotive excellence and innovation. Despite challenges faced by prospective buyers, its legacy remains indelible in automotive history.


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