Dodge Challenger 1970-1974


May 6, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 29, 2015
Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Six Pack (1970)
Country
USA
Top Speed (mph)
130
0-60 mph
6.2
1/4 mile
13.5
BHP
390 @4600rpm
Torque lbft
480 @2300rpm
BHP per ton
233
Engine capacity CC/CU
7210/440
Engine type
V8 Carburettor (Six Pack)
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
191.3
Width (in)
76.1
Height (in)
50.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3650
Additional Info: The 1970 standard engine in the R/T was the 335hp 383cu with a 1/4 mile of 14.3 secs. Other engines available for the Challenger were a 275bhp 340cu with a 1/4 mile of 14.8 secs, a 290bhp 340cu Six Pack T/A with a 1/4 mile of 14 secs, a 375bhp 440cu with a 1/4 mile of 13.8 secs and the 425bhp 426 Hemi with a 1/4 mile of 13 secs. 1971 added a 230bhp 318cu. 1972 only had a 150bhp 318cu and 240bhp 340cu with a 0-60 of 8.6 secs and a 16 sec 1/4 mile. 1973 as 72 plus a 245bhp 360cu. 1974 dropped the 340cu. Note: the T/A (Trans Am) was only available in 1970. Famously used in the film “Vanishing Point”.

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