This vehicle is displayed in our San Carlos California Showroom (650) 326-1000.
If you want a painstakingly restored 1970 Challenger T/A that looks like it arrived in our showroom via time machine, then check this one out.It comes to us fresh from a one year long frame-off restoration done at Restorations by Julius of Chatsworth, CA.This is a restorer that specializes in full MOPAR restorations that stay true to the cars originality.Its period-correct motor was sourced from an AAR Cuda and completely rebuilt at the time of restoration.The automatic transmission was rebuilt along with a limited slip differential sporting 3.55 gears.
When you see it in person, you will be amazed at how true to the original that this restoration is.The matte black fiberglass hood and spoiler look great as do the side striping and decals.Open the doors and you will be greeted by an interior that looks as perfect and flawless as the exterior.The white vinyl seats are still glistening white and all of the trim panels are straight and clean.
There is not much more to say except that if you are a MOPAR enthusiast or have always had your eye on a vintage Challenger, this Red 70 T/A is worth a look.MOPAR cars, especially in this condition, have traditionally never lasted long on our showroom and this one will be gone soon.Give us a call for more information or to schedule a visit.
The Dodge Challenger T/A (Trans Am) was a 1970 only racing homologation car. In order to race in the Sports Car Club of America's Trans American Sedan Championship Trans Am, Dodge built a street version of its race car which it called the Dodge Challenger T/A (Trans Am). The street versions took the 340 and added a trio of two-barrel carburetors atop an Edelbrock aluminum intake manifold, creating the 340 Six Pack. Dodge rated the 340 Six Pack at 290 bhp (216.3 kW), only 15 bhp (11 kW) more than the original 340 engine (which also had the same rating as the Camaro Z/28 and Ford Boss 302 Mustang).
The engine actually made about 320 bhp (238.6 kW). It breathed air through a suitcase sized air scoop molded into the pinned down, hinged matte-black fiberglass hood. Low-restriction dual exhausts ran to the stock muffler location, then reversed direction to exit in chrome tipped "megaphone" outlets in front of the rear wheels. Options included a TorqueFlite automatic or pistol-grip Hurst-shifted four-speed transmission, 3.55:1 or 3.90:1 gears, as well as manual or power steering. Front disc brakes were standard. The special Rallye suspension used heavy duty parts and increased the rate of the rear springs.
The T/A was the first U.S. muscle car to fit different size tires front and rear to give a racing stance: E60x15 in the front, and G60x15 in the rear. The modified chamber elevated the tail enough to clear the rear rubber and its side exhaust outlets. Thick dual side stripes, bold ID graphics, a fiberglass ducktail rear spoiler, and a fiberglass front spoiler added to the racing image. The interior was strictly stock Challenger.
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