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Lot No. 651 - 1968 Dodge Charger

Sold for: £44,400

When only a Charger will do, and you wouldn't be seen dead in the 'General Lee'...
Details Specification Condition Report
  • 1968 brought the 2nd-generation Charger with Richard Sias' double coke bottle look
  • This stunning example was acquired by our vendor for his father to enjoy 
  • A (slightly) 'bad ass' resto-mod with thousands of pounds spent where it really counts
  • Excellent bodywork refinished in Charger Red with an older vinyl roof in white
  • New carpet, refurbished dash and new dash pad. Original door cards and headliner
  • Powered by a Hauser Racing-built 440 with TTI ceramic headers, costing over £10,000 in 2014
  • Though never Dyno'd it is set up to produce around 500bhp and 500lbs.ft of torque
  • Wiring looms replaced and electrics upgraded to allow daytime running and turning lights
  • The car's party piece is the optional exhaust venting to allow it to be fully heard, meaning a few wins at shows for the loudest car and, as a bonus, you will get to meet all your neighbours
  • With its original broadcast sheet and all receipts since 2011 when our vendor acquired the car
  • This is a superbly presented, well-engineered piece of Americana and, after all, you're only young twice
Year of manufacture:
1968
Make:
Dodge
Chassis number:
XP29G8B115505
# of cylinders:
8
Transmission:
Automatic
Engine capacity:
7.201
Body colour:
Red / White
LHD/RHD:
Left-hand Drive
Registration number:
NOP 396F
Model:
Charger
Interior colour:
White / Red Leather
Odometer Reading:
1500
miles
Warranted Mileage:
Not warranted

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

119 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Bodywork excellent, older vinyl roof

Interior

Door-cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Original door cards and tops, original headliner. New carpet, refurbished dash and new dashpad.

Engine

Components:

Starting:

Appearance:

Running:

Remarks

Hauser Racing built 440 with TTI ceramic headers, cost over £10,000 in 2014. Transmission

Transmission

Gears:

Drive-shaft:

Clutch:

Remarks

Original refurbished torqueflite 3 speed

Running gear

Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels and tyres:

Remarks

Hotchkis Total Vehicle System upgrade (see https://www.hotchkis.net/product/1966-1969-mopar-b-body-hotchkis-tvs-total-vehicle-suspension-system/) Front disk brake conversion

Electrics

Minor:

Major:

Remarks

Fully re-wired 2014

Vehicle History

Remarks

No history from America, but comes with original broadcast sheet (originally fitted with a 383 engine). All receipts from 2011 when I acquired the car.

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