Why the 1969 Dodge Daytona Charger is 'the stuff of legends'

The Muscle Car of the Week, a 1969 Dodge Charger, comes from The Brothers Collection. There were only 502 of these cars made by Dodge, and only 294 of them came with the 440 cubic inch engine.
Thanks to NASCAR, the sixties were the perfect time to go out and find yourself a fast car. This sweet muscle car is in pristine condition. Find out about the history of one of the most iconic muscle cars ever built in this great video.
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The 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona has one of the craziest body styles ever designed, but there is method to the madness. By optimizing the aerodynamics, they were able to make the car go like the wind.
According to Car Folio, the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona features an adjustable rear wing, pointed nose-piece, hidden headlights and an air dam underneath to smooth out the bottom of the car so the air moves around it more efficiently. That is just the tip of the iceberg on the ways Dodge engineers designed this beauty to be faster and more powerful for the NASCAR Circuit.
A perfect mix of power from the big 440 cubic inch engine and optimized aerodynamics helped to make this one of the premier muscle cars of the sixties. Have a closer look in the video below, and SHARE if you're a fan!
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