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Lot 136

2015   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2015

1967 Dodge Coronet 440 R/T

SOLD $71,500

Estimate

$80,000 - $100,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

WS23L77229872

Car Highlights

Sold New at “Mr. Norm’s” Grand Spaulding Dodge
Highly Desirable 440 “Magnum” 4-Speed Car
First-Year R/T with Handsome Livery and Presentation
Excellent Documentation Includes Copy of Original Window Sticker
Great Example of One of the Finest ’60s Muscle Cars

Technical Specs

440 CID “Magnum” V-8 Engine
Single Carter 4-Barrel Carburetor
375 BHP at 4,600 RPM
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Independent Coil-Spring Front Suspension
Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that the copy of the window sticker and receipts do not accompany the sale of this car. Please also note that new information has come to light indicating that this car was not sold new from "Mr. Norm" Kraus's Grand Spaulding Dodge, as was described in the catalogue.

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Based on the crisply styled mid-size Coronet, the R/T was Dodge’s new entry into the late 1960s American supercar wars, purpose-built to trump Pontiac’s GTO. The standard R/T engine was the new 440 “Magnum,” featuring comprehensive high-performance parts and startling ease of maintenance. The 440’s rated 375 hp and 480 lbs./ft of torque were sent to the pavement by disarmingly simple but effective heavy-duty underpinnings. A choice of automatic or four-speed transmissions and a Sure-Grip rear end completed the mechanicals. External adornments were limited to hood louvers and the bold “R/T” badges that would quickly assume iconic status among muscle car enthusiasts.

Equipped with a four-speed manual transmission, bucket seats, console, power steering, tinted glass, and a Music Master AM radio, plus solid paint and a stripe delete, this 440 Magnum-powered 1967 Dodge Coronet R/T was built to perform. Following assembly at Chrysler’s St. Louis, Missouri, plant, this Coronet R/T was sold new from “Mr. Norm” Kraus’s Grand Spaulding Dodge, Chicago’s famous high-performance Dodge dealer. As offered, the R/T is very nicely presented and equipped with a period-appropriate Sun Super Tach and Sunpro gauges. In addition to a copy of the window sticker attesting to the R/T’s “Mr. Norm” heritage, the Coronet is complete with documentation, including brochures and receipts. Riding on a set of American Racing Torq-Thrust wheels enhancing its menacing presence, this 1967 Coronet 440 R/T marks one of the finest American muscle cars of the 1960s.