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1972 Dodge Challenger Hardtop 1972 Used Automatic

Make: Dodge
Model: Challenger
Doors: 2 Doors
Year: 1972
Mileage: 67780
VIN: JH23H2B355982
Color: Orange
Engine: 512 CI
Transmission: Automatic
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: United States

1972 Dodge Challenger Additional Info:

We love to talk about Mopar muscle, but then there are the few out there who explore it to the max. So, you might have stopped to look at this 1972 Dodge Challenger because of its quality restoration in a stellar color combo, but as you dig deeper, you'll discover a ferocious 512ci V8 heart with all the right performance trimmings to go with it. Can a Challenger ever really be considered a sleeper? After all, we love these for being potent muscle cars. But this one gives off more of a top-quality restoration first impression rather than wildly get altered to announce the big performance upgrades beneath the skin. In fact, the investment here really looks like they wanted to restore this car back to a day one kind of status. You see the quality in the way the body panels fit. And the high-gloss application of Hemi Orange highlights it even further as it lets the sunlight radiate off the crisp curves. Plus, you'll love the detail work, like the clear glass, fender blinker indicators, and a solid investment in brightwork that means the bumpers and trim shine brightly. This coupe already has some nice aggression with classic pieces like the matte black hood stripe that forms around the dual hood scoops. But if you look closely, this also offers a few hints at the added performance. It's in the slicker total presentation thanks to the front and side badging being expertly removed. And those factory Rallye wheels are doing a good job of hiding the wide drag radials in the rear. If you like the way the black hood stripe looks against the orange on the outside, then you'll love the look of deep and dark restored interior. The carpeting, door panels, dash, and headliner all have a great muscle car black, and the wood-like trim does a nice job of adding a touch of class. Just like the exterior, there was a solid investment in making this look era-correct. So even the little details work like the key buzzer. You'll love the way these Mopars were built around the driver with the high-back bucket seats and a center console that looks like it was formed around you. The dual-spoke sports steering wheel gives you an excellent view of the gauges. But as you twist the key, you soon realize the roar of this Mopar is greater than the classics you've known. When you lift the hood, you can't help but notice how fresh all the components look in the engine bay. This tidy setup makes it look like a professional race car, and that idea wouldn't be too far from the truth. That's because this is powered by a 440 cubic-inch V8 that was bored and stroked to a monster 512ci total. While that kind of displacement would usually be plenty for great performance, that was only the start of this build. This has been enhanced and fortified with port & polished aluminum heads, Comp Cams camshaft, roller rockers, full MSD ignition package, Edelbrock hi-rise intake, and a huge Holley 950 CFM double-pumper four-barrel carburetor. Plus, the TTI headers add even more power while contributing to the thunder of the 3.5-inch dual exhaust. It's a seriously powerful setup, and so it has the right supporting components, like a Champion four-core aluminum radiator w/dual electric fans to keep it running cool. The V8 feeds a stout Torqueflite A727 three-speed automatic transmission that has been upgraded with stronger Kevlar clutches, mild shift kit, and 3500 stall. Making sure this power gets to the ground is a strong Dana 60 rear end with limited-slip and 3.91 gears. The front suspension was completely rebuilt, and it features power steering and front disc brakes - so this feels solid on the road. The rear suspension is a full Caltracs setup to handle the full Mopar muscle. There's even a set of Mickey Thompson racing slick for the rear that come with the sale. There is so much more that went into this fully-built Mopar, but we'd run out of space listing it all. So give us a call and we'll be happy to go over all the details of this restored/sleeper/awesome Challenger.