1969 Dodge Charger Daytona Broke The 200MPH Barrier!

Here we go with a video clip in which we will see one awesome example of one of the best muscle cars ever made, a car that had set new standards, records and regulations in a few race competitions, the legendary 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona. It is one fine green specimen that cannot leave indifferent any muscle car aficionado that knows and understands the real value of the Detroit muscle cars from the golden era of the late 60s and early 70s.

Those of you who are familiar with the history of the Dodge Charger, probably know that despite its great popularity and commercial success, it actually remained without a win in the racing competitions. So in 1969, Dodge and Chrysler decided to create something different, something that will leave a formidable impact in the racing competition. The result of their work was the emerge of 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona model, a muscle monster that looks something between the original Charger and a small airplane.

The 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona became the first car that broke the 200 mph barrier and achieved a multiple wins. There were a few motor options, but the undisputed king of them all was the 426ci Hemi V8 that was giving an output of 425 HP and 490 pound feet of torque. This motor was so powerful and big, so they had to build an extra strengthening into the chassis, so that it would not blow the car to pieces.

Today it is one of the most wanted muscle car amongst the car collectors, and their price is skyrocketing with each new example that appears on the market. The video that you are about to see will show you exactly why is this car so much appreciated and desired.

And because one of the last times we have seen this legendary muscle in action, was the “Fast & Furious 6” movie, go to this link if you want to find out more about that awesome example.