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Introduced in fall of 1969, the 1970 Dodge Challenger was Dodge’s offering to pony car buyers. The Challenger shared Chrysler’s new E body platform with the Plymouth Barracuda and was produced in both hardtop and convertible versions. Buyers were offered a choice of eighteen colors, three transmissions and nine engines ranging from a slant-six to the pavement ripping 426 HEMI.
The R/T was the performance model and was produced only in 1970 and 1971. Powered by a 383 cubic inch engine putting out 335 horsepower and a 3 speed manual as standard equipment. Dodge also provided buyers with three optional engines: A 440 Magnum single four-barrel engine rated at 375 HP, a 440 Magnum Six Pack engine featuring three two-barrel carburetors rated at 390 HP and 480 lb-ft of torque. The final and most extreme engine option was the legendary Hemi producing 425 HP. A heavy duty TorqueFlite 727 automatic transmission was standard on 440 and Hemi powered Challenger R/T’s with a four-speed manual as offered as an option.