Challenger 340

1 of 35 Hemi Orange: 1971 Dodge Challenger 340

The Challenger was Dodge’s entry into the previously lucrative “pony car” market. But they were the last manufacturer to get there (in 1970) and demand for muscle cars (and related) began to drop just about the time the Challenger… more»

1 of 178? 1970 Dodge Challenger 340 Convertible

Dodge waited until 1970 to get into the “pony car” market that Ford had dominated with the Mustang since 1965. The all-new Challenger sold nearly 77,000 copies in the first year, and one of the rarest may have been… more»

Plum Crazy Project! 1970 Dodge Challenger 340

Dodge was the last automaker to debut a “pony car” but it was more than five years after the party had already started. Perhaps it came about because Plymouth wanted a new body for its Barracuda, and Chrysler needed… more»

Numbers-Matching: 1971 Dodge Challenger 340

Dodge was a latecomer to the “pony car” game, not jumping in until 1970 when Plymouth redid the Barracuda. It was popular at first, but demand fell off quickly as the decline in muscle cars spilled over to the… more»

Solid Project: 1973 Dodge Challenger 340

Finding a project car that can be enjoyed immediately while its restoration happens as time and circumstances allow can be challenging. However, that is what this 1973 Dodge Challenger 340 offers its next owner. It runs and drives extremely… more»

Rolling Project: 1971 Dodge Challenger 340

By the time that Dodge unveiled its pony car, the Challenger, the market had peaked and was on the verge of decline. Higher insurance premiums and – later – more pollution controls and rising fuel costs changed the complexion… more»

Rebuilt Drivetrain: 1970 Dodge Challenger 340

Chrysler rolled out the new E-body platform in 1970 that would be shared by the Plymouth Barracuda and the new Dodge Challenger. But they rode on different wheelbases and no sheet metal was in common between the two. The… more»

Panther Pink Project: 1970 Dodge Challenger 340

Chrysler’s “Hi-Impact” paint colors were all the rage in the early 1970s. And one of the most daring – and fewest produced – was Panther Pink. Out of the nearly 65,000 of the new Dodge Challengers built for 1970,… more»

Running Project: 1973 Dodge Challenger 340

When the Dodge Challenger joined the “pony car” race in 1970, it could be had with all sorts of muscle under the hood, including a Magnum 440 V8 and the 426 Hemi. Detuning for fewer emissions and higher insurance… more»