1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

Posted in 1960s, Charger, Dodge by Richard

Dodge produced charger cars in different times. At first, it produced it from 1966 to 1978, then 1983-1987, and finally, in 2006. But out of all Dodge cars 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona, is considered one of the best cars ever produced by Dodge. Because of their high-quality, they were sold extremely well from the first year of the production. You will be amazed to know that 37,344 pieces were sold in the first year. 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona was produced in the summer of 69. The goal was to win NASCAR races, and it did not disappoint the manufacturer. It was the first stock car to break the incredible 200 mph barrier. Another great information about this car is that it won its debut race. You will be amazed to know that it was too fast; that is why it was banned from racing! So, it participated only in NASCAR race once in a year. This 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona car is really special. It created 28 new land records and some of them are yet to break. Plymouth produced similar car in 1970 known as “Superbird.”

The birth of this 1969 model started in 1966. The manufacture kept improving its designs over the years. The redesigns experienced an incredible success in 1968. Believe it or not, 92,000 pieces were sold. The redesigns included hidden headlights and curvy body, though Hemi option was still available. For many muscle car lovers, this 1968 model was the best muscle car produced in 1960’s. To be honest, both 1968 and 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona are really great cars.

Specifications: It was produce from 1966 to 1978. The price is 3,126 dollars. It weighs 3256 lbs or 1476.897 kg. Unlike many cars, its co-efficient of drag is 0.28.

Sales: According to 17 auctions, the average sale value is 152,487 dollars, the lowest is 17,000 dollars, and the highest is 412,500 dollars. It is also clear that since 2003, the sales have been good, and in 2007, it was excellent.