1966 Dodge Charger

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Overview


The 1966 Dodge Charger marked its memorable inception. Based on the midsize Coronet, the Charger included hidden headlamps, full-length tail lamps, and an interior that was state-of-the-art with four bucket seats and optional front and rear consoles.


The 1966 Dodge Charger marked its memorable inception. Based on the midsize Coronet, the Charger included hidden headlamps, full-length tail lamps, and an interior that was state-of-the-art with four bucket seats and optional front and rear consoles. It could be had with a 426 HEMI, although standard was the 318. Most buyers optioned for the upgraded 361 or 383, still packing plenty of power. The Charger met instant success and sold 37,344 units, of which 468 were optioned with the HEMI.

Production Numbers


2-DR Fastback 37,344
Total Production 37,344

Performance Specs


Engine Size Carb. HP Torque 0 to 60 Quarter mile
Standard V8 318ci 1x2bbl 230 340 lb-ft - -
V8 361ci 1x2bbl 265 380 lb-ft - -
V8 383ci 1x4bbl 325 425 lb-ft 7.2 sec 15.6 sec
HEMI 426ci 2x4bbl 425 490 lb-ft 6.4 sec 14.2 sec

Transmission


  • 3-Speed Manual
  • 4-Speed Manual
  • Torqueflite Auto

Paint & Colors


Exterior

Silver
Black
Light Blue
Medium Blue
Dark Blue
Light Green
Dark Green
Medium Turquoise
Dark Turquoise
Bright Red
Red
Yellow
Cream
White
Beige
Saddle Bronze
Gold
Sandstone
Mauve
Maroon
Deep Plum

Interior

White
Saddle
Gold
Turquoise
Blue
Red
Cordovan
Black

OEM Brochures


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