The E body 1970 Dodge Challenger is a big hit this first year with 76,935 units produced. The sales dropped in succeeding years and there were a grand total of 185,437 Challenger models produced by the time the first generation was terminated in the middle of 1974. The Challenger grill is adapted from a prototype Dodge Charger turbo powered model that never reached the production stage. Under the hood of the Challenger pictured here is a 440 engine coupled to a four speed manual transmission.
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We're looking at a 1969 / 1970 American Motors AMC Javelin Trans Am Racecar # 3 in Red White & Blue paint driven by Jerry Grant.
The car's Owner is Craig Jackson. The same Craig Jackson from the well-known Auction Company Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. Jeff Catlin is the Care Taker of the Car and shares the details with us..
In 1969, David Pearson drove Holman Moody’s No. 17 Ford Torino to a second NASCAR Grand National championship in a row. Not long after the 1969 racing season ended, Holman Moody asked Pearson to make a trip to the corporate facility in Charlotte, North Carolina, to discuss plans for the 1970 NASCAR season.
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