Restomods have always been controversial but recently, a lot of Restomod American muscle cars have been coming out and have been really awesome. Restomods, under the right hand, greatly improves a classic cars appeal but it can also be a waste to taint an all original car especially if already looks great in its pure state. This 1970 Dodge Charger R/T SE may just a car that is perfect for a restomod, it no longer has its original engine and paint so nothing will go to waste when you go crazy in building this one.
Although going for a restoration is also not a bad idea for this charger as this is one rare charger package that would be great to bring it back to its original glory even if it does not have all of its original parts anymore. Originally, this car had the rare shade of Dark Tan Metallic finish where some signs of the pain can still be seen under door jambs and the engine compartment. It also originally had a tan leather interior which only 187 chargers were released in this settings.
Although it is no longer have its original factory installed engine, the Charger is powered by a 440 V8 engine. The engine will need some checking as it has not been used for 25 years. This is probably the greatest fall for this charger, especially that this car comes with 100% original sheet metal. According to the seller. The engine seems to still turn when you push it but he is not confident in starting it up again before it gets a new owner. It’s best to assume that this engine is long gone, but who knows? The engine also has some of the original tan finish left in it.
This Charger still has the original V21 hood option as well as the bucket seats, Sure Grip axle, and front disc brakes. This rare 1970 Dodge Charger R/T SE with its rather solid body may be better for a restoration project, as the engine is the only problem in this remarkable hot blooded and true muscle car. The seller has put a significant value of $27,900 for this charger but the seller says that it’s solid and rust free body will save you a lot of money when you plan to either restore it or restomod it.
No matter what the plans for the next owner of this charger will be, we hope that it will surely come out as an amazing classic muscle which this Charger truly deserves.
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