1968 Chrysler Newport Custom Convertible 2-door 6.3l on 2040cars
Boonville, California, United States
Engine:6.3L 6286CC 383Cu. In. V8 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
For Sale By:Private Seller
Exterior Color: Matador red
Interior Color: Black
Trim: Custom Convertible 2-Door
Drive Type: U/K
Options: Leather Seats, Convertible
Number of Cylinders: 8
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"Needs new top, new paint, minor resto"
Classic, rare muscle car. All original, rust-free, Interior in good condition, new tires, Original California black plates and fender skirts.
I am the second owner of this car. Car was purchased in Santa Rosa, CA.
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Contact No. 707-895-3048
Chrysler Newport for Sale
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Think of Chrysler performance and the names Mopar and Hemi are bound to come to mind. Chrysler and its Mopar performance parts division first introduced the original Hemi (so named for its hemispherical combustion chambers) back in 1951, celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2011. But it was thirteen years later - 50 years ago - that the Pentastar automaker rolled out the most iconic Hemi of them all: the Gen II 426.
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Meanwhile on the drag strip, the Gen II 426 Race Hemi propelled Don Garlits past 200 miles per hour and down the quarter-mile in 7.78 seconds. Changes in NASCAR regulations meant that Chrysler devoted the engine to NHRA drag racing, and to this day the Gen II 426 Race Hemi is still used in Funny Car and Top Fuel dragsters.
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Considering all of this, comparisons with the almighty Ford F-150 SVT Raptor are common. Among the off-road community, that makes these two a sort of Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang for people that prefer driving on dirt. In the Race-Dezert forum, the discussion as to which truck was better was proceeding as normal - Ram fans said their piece and Ford fans said theirs. Then, a man named Kent Kroeker offered up his two cents.
See, Kroeker is a Baja racer, and the man that helped develop the Ram Runner. Despite his association with the truck, though, he had some less than kind words for Chrysler and the Ram Runner.