'71 Dodge Challenger R/T 340 Shaker, Concours Gold Winning, 1 of 1 Butterscotch Beauty!
This 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T 340 is one of the dozen that escaped the factory with an N96 Shaker original shaker hood and the only one finished out in Butterscotch 'Blonde', and so highly optioned to boot! According to an independent inspector, she retains her original drivetrain, both the engine and transmission are factory original VIN stamped units. In 2011 she won Concours GOLD at the invitation only indoor concours event, Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals. The excellent workmanship and dogged commitment to detail by the Ken Mosier of The Finer Details paid off. The engine bay is a study in NOS original components, and the interior too, right down to the Executive Package AM/FM Dictaphone. The most significant component on the car that are productions are the concours correct Poly-glass tires. She has been featured twice in Mopar Collector's Guide, first in a full feature article for the December 2011 issue and again in February of 2012. The February mention was regarding MCG's SEMA coverage. DuPont Paint featured this car in their booth because they so impressed with the color and the paint and body workmanship. If you are looking for a true showpiece that is eminent, not only in condition, but in rarity and originality, then this 340 Challenger R/T is about to shake up your collection! Decoding of Fender Tag: Bottom to Top, Left to Right Code Description E55 340-4 Barrel 69-73 D32 H-D A-727 TorqueFlite Trans / Some Years A-998 JS23 J = Dodge Challenger S = Special 23 = 2 Door Hardtop H1B H = 340 275HP 1-4BBL 8 CYL 1 = 1971 B = Dodge Main, Hamtramck, MI, USA 179440 Sequence Number '179440' EL5 Paint Code: Butterscotch H6X9 Trim Grade/Style/Color H = High 6 = Vinyl Bucket Seats X9 = Black 000 Upper Door Frame: Full Door Panel A12 Date Built: 10 / 12 / 1970 015789 Order Number: 015789 V1X Roof Type OR Color: Full Vinyl Top - Black U Built to Specifications for USA Order A01 Light Package A31 3.91:High Performance Axle Package B51 Power Assisted Brakes C16 Console w/ Buckets C55 Bucket Seats G36 Left Hand Remote, Right Hand Manual Outside Mirror J25 3 Speed Variable Wipers L25 Trunk Compartment Light M21 Roof Drip Rail Moldings N41 Dual Exhaust w/o Tips N42 Chrome Dual Exhaust Tips N85 Tachometer N96 Fresh Air Hood R36 AM / FM Radio Stereo w/ Cassette V6X Black Longitude Sports Stripe 26 26 in. Radiator EN2 End of Codes Assembly Line 2 ï»¿
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- Secondary Interior Color
- Seating Type
- Seat Material
- Shifter Type
- Center Console
- Engine Size
- Transmission Type
- Automatic Floor Shift
- Body Style
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