Friday, February 26, 2021

1969 Dodge Hemi Daytona - $577k

1 of 20 Hemi 4-Speed Daytonas produced in 1969. R4 Charger Red with Black interior. 426/425 HP Hemi V-8. 4-speed transmission. Two 4-barrel carburetors. A33 Dana 60 Track Pack. Power front disc brakes. Bucket seats with woodgrain console. Chrome roof trip moldings. Rallye instrument cluster. Wood-rimmed sport steering wheel. A01 light group. Solid State AM radio.
Running under Hemi power, a Charger Daytona laid claim to the fastest stock car in the world, laying down a qualifying run at 199.985 MPH in practice for its inaugural race at Talladega. From then through the following year, Daytonas won 45 of the next 59 races.
On March 24, 1970, at Talladega, Buddy Baker became the first NASCAR driver to officially break the 200 MPH barrier on a closed course.
This 1969 Charger Daytona is one of only 20 built combining the dual 4-barrel Hemi engine with the Hurst Pistol Grip heavy-duty 4-speed manual.
This Hemi 4-speed is one of the most desirable Aero Mopars in existence.

The car brought $577k in 2019 against an estimate of $750k to $ 800k