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1971 Dodge Challenger RT 426 HEMI

1971 Dodge Challenger RT 426 HEMI

One of the most celebrated American classic muscle car and muscle car engines on the menu today. We are talking about 1971 Dodge Challenger 426 HEMI with triple black paint on it. If you bought a based Dodge Challenger RT back in the days, it would come with 383 Magnum under the hood, which is not a bad engine at all. This particular car on the video (picture) bellow is powered by 426 HEMI machine.

dodge challenger rt

The great thing about the HEMI is that it was never reduced, no low-compression, no low-performance version of a previous one. The 426 HEMI stayed high-compression with 425 horsepower all that was until the end of its production. In 1971 only 71 people signed an order to buy a brand new 1971 426 HEMI powered Dodge Challenger R/T. Only 12 of them got an automatic transmission, the other 59 bought the Hurst shifted 4-speed just like the one we have here. Beside the black exterior, this vehicle has a black interior as well, which makes this car even more attractive for the Mopar enthusiasts.

Source: MuscleCarOfTheWeek

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