In 1970, Dodge released the Challenger line-up with the R/T sitting right up at the top. It was available in both coupe and convertible with a choice of engines – one of which was the 426 cubic-inch Hemi V-8 producing 425 horsepower (like the one shown here). Only 287 Hemi Challengers were built for the model year and only 137 of those were equipped with the A-833 heavy-duty 4-speed manual transmission. The Challenger’s power is delivered to the wheels via optional A34 Super Track Pack Dana 60 rear end.

The stunning example you see here is believed to have conquered only 22,835 miles in its 43 years and has been rotisserie restored. A laser-straight body coated in red paint and accented with black body side R/T striping also features a dual scoop R/T hood with pins, a flip-open gas cap, R/T badging, and a Black vinyl top. Rallye road wheels wrapped in Goodyear Polyglas GT tires do their part to provide traction, and power brakes make stopping simple.

Inside is a black interior complete with bucket seats, a console delete, Rallye instrument cluster, woodgrain trim, and steering wheel.

This Challenger will be auctioned off at Mecum Kissimmee on Saturday, January 25th at 3:05 p.m. For more information, visit www.mecum.com.