1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Sunroof Challenger

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MS Classic Cars
1865 Fall River Ave
Seekonk, MA

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Seekonk, MA



Year 1970
Mileage 337
Engine 8
Doors 2
Transmission Automatic
Make Dodge
Model Challenger

Challenger 1970

Title Status Clear
Exterior Color Purple
Interior Color Black


This rare 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 is the famous “70 Sunroof Challenger” from the hit T.V. show Graveyard Carz. This car is in show quality condition and only has 383 miles since completion. It retains its original “OEM” factory broadcast sheet, VIN tag, trim tag and color combination. This car was factory processed as a “Special Handling Car” and is heavily optioned. It was most likely used as a sales and marketing promotional vehicle based on it being a special order and highly optioned vehicle. It sports its original Plum Crazy high impact color. This car is one of only 196 1970 Dodge Challengers shipped to the USA market and one of only 82 R/T models a with the factory power sunroof option M51. This vehicle is one of only 37, 1970 Dodge Challengers in the Mopar registry. This vehicle is one of one in this high impact color and powertrain combination with a sunroof in the MMC Detroit Global Vehicle Registry. This car was restored by Graveyard Carz which is documented with photos and videos from the T.V. show. The dash pad and inside trunk lid is signed by the Graveyard Carz cast during the time of the build. It was featured in the April issue of Chrysler Power magazine that is included. The cover and page of article was signed by Graveyard Carz owner Mark Worman. “The Wise Vehicle Report” from Mopar expert David Wise of MMC Detroit, LLC is also included. It’s powered by a 440 Magnum V8 with Torque Flite 727 transmission.

This car retains its original “OEM” factory broadcast sheet, VIN tag and Trim tag. As the VIN number indicates this car was built in Hamtramck, MI as a 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 2-door hardtop with a 440 V8. As the Trim tag indicates this car was and had the following options. Codes starting from top left to right: (R22)- am stereo 8 track, (V21)- performance hood treatment, (V9X)-stripe painted hood, (Y05)- built to US specifications, (EN2)-end of options assembly line designations #2, (M91)-luggage rack, (N41)-dual exhaust system, (N42) chrome exhaust tips, (N85)-tachometer, (P31)-power windows, (C16)-console with woodgrain top, (C55)- bucket seats, (C33)-mirrors LH remote control racing mirror, (J45)-hood pins, (M21)- drop rail molding, (M31)-belt molding, (V1X)-full black vinyl top, (A01)- light group, (A62)-Rallye instrument panel, (A63)-molding group, (B51)-power brakes, (C15) –deluxe seat belts, (FC7)-Plum Crazy high impact (extra cost), (H5X9)-high grade black/white cloth and vinyl buckets, (000)-no upper door frame paint, (802)-August 2, 1969 scheduled assembly date, (M00208)-sales order number special, (E86)- 440 V8 w/1 x 4 bbl 375hp Magnum, (D32)-Torque Flite 727, (JS23)-Challenger RT 2-door sports hardtop, (U0B)-440 V8 1x4bbl 375HP Magnum, 1970 and Hamtramck, MI ( 100389)-sequence number. As the broadcast sheet indicates this car rare code (M51) which was the rare factory power sunroof. Listed below are details on the 1970 Dodge Challenger Sunroof Cars.

MS CLASSIC CARS connected with friend and Mopar expert David Wise of MMC Detroit, LLC for “The Wise Vehicle Report”. This detailed report is pictured in the photo gallery and included. MS CLASSIC CARS doesn’t claim to be an expert in any make or model. MS CLASSIC CARS has developed relationships over the years with the experts that they rely on for information so their vehicles can be accurately described. As stated in “The Wide Vehicle Report” – “This vehicle is one of one in this high impact color and powertrain combination with a sunroof in the MMC Detroit Global Vehicle Registry.”

The exterior of this car is in beautiful overall condition. It’s truly like eye candy with its sweet color combination. The body shell is all original with exception of the trunk floor. During the restoration the hood, fenders, doors and trunk lid were replaced. The body is very straight with great gaps throughout. The hood, doors and trunk lid close very nicely. The car sports its original color of Plum Crazy with a black rear stripe. This is one of the most desirable Mopar colors among collectors and enthusiasts. The PPG paint is show quality and virtually flawless. It has recently been detailed to a brilliant shine by MS CLASSIC CARS. The paint color is complemented with a new black vinyl top that looks great. The vinyl top was installed by Larry of Larry’s interiors. The sunroof is barely noticeable with the vinyl top. The front windshield was replaced new. All of the remaining glass is original and in good condition with normal signs of age. All of the window trim was restored or replaced and is in very nice condition. The bright work on top of the doors and rear quarter is in good condition with normal signs of age. Everything on the exterior has been restored or replaced and is in excellent condition. Some of these parts include the wipers, antenna, hood pins, grille, headlights, front bumper, drivers mirror, door handles, luggage rack, rear tail light bezel, lenses, rear bumper...


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