1969 Dodge Charger – Best Mopar Muscle Car
In 1969 Dodge Charger model, there are 2 different 383 engines – four and two-barrel. The four-barrel engine has 330 horsepower, while the two-barrel has 290horsepower. Also the four barrel engine is known as “383 / Four Barrel” engine. This Charger has a unique 330horsepower engine and also this model was available with an unsilenced air cleaner option. In the B series all engines (with the exception of the 426 Hemi and 440 Magnum) were painted turquoise.
The 426 Hemi and 440 Magnum also with a 335hp and 383 Magnum were painted orange (Street Hemi Orange). Differences between 383 four barrel, 335hp and 330hp were mostly internal. They used the larger exhaust manifolds from the 440 magnum engine the Carter AVS carb. The ’69 model brought few modifications like new longitudinal taillights and a new grille with a center divider. New trim line Special Edition was available by itself or packaged with the R/T (making an R/T-SE).
Special Edition added leather inserts to the front seats, wood grain steering wheel, and chrome rocker moldings and wood grain inserts on the instrument panel. There was another option added and it was a sunroof, but there were only 260 installations sold. The bumble bee stripes were changed slightly, there was one huge stripe framed by two smaller stripes instead of four stripes. There was also R/T cutout placed in the middle of the stripe. A metal R/T emblem was placed where the R/T cutout was if the stripe was deleted.