1969 Dodge Charger Daytona
Dodge Charger Daytona
NASCAR in 1969 stipulated that any car raced in their serial had to be uncommitted purchasable and mustiness body-build a minimal of 500 for the oecumenical populace. Since the Courser 500 was not firm sufficiency, Circumvent went dorsum upwind burrow and created one of the nigh usurious and well-nigh coveted Chargers, the 1969 Circumvent Courser Daytona.
The Daytona secondhand a pointed wind firearm that added 18 inches into the battlefront of the car. This gave the car the downforce that the engineers were looking, but the behind stillness attended elevator at velocity. To work this, they mounted a big backstage complete the trunklid which would springiness the Courser Daytona and its babe car, the 1970 Plymouth Superbird, the dub of “offstage cars”. The flank was 23 inches marvelous so that the body could be afford without hit the behind of the annexe. Somewhat limited fenders and a bonnet from the forthcoming 1970 Courser were secondhand on the Daytona. Back cladding scoops were added to the battlefront fenders, veracious supra the tires, which mimicked their NASCAR brothers. But patch they looked aplomb they didn’t add any flowing adavantage. They were just ill-used to assistance with outwear rub.
Lonesome 503 Courser Daytonas were reinforced with either 440 Magnum or 426 Hemi superpower. All Daytonas wore red, inkiness, or whiten stutter chevron that aegir the gens “Daytona” in the center of the chevron. The wings were multi-colour the like colouration as the stripe. The “fender cars” would evidence to be so immobile and bossy that NASCAR efficaciously unlawful them for the 1971 temper, as a new regulating was introduced that qualified all “aero” cars to a utmost locomotive shift of 5.0 L (305 in³), devour from the premature 7.0 L (429 in³).
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