2 Guns 1974 Challenger Movie Car Denzel Washington Mark Wahlberg Screen Used on 2040cars
Stevenson Ranch, California, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Black
Number of Cylinders: 8
Trim: 2 Door Hdtp
Drive Type: RWD
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Exterior Color: Black
Condition: Used: A 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. ...
Up for your consideration is this 1974 Dodge Challenger from the hit movie "2 Guns" starring Mark Walherg and Denzel Washington. Done up as a 1970, this was one of two used in the film. The car was altered to appear as a 1970 with appropriate grill and tail lights. Painted flat black, the car gives a menacing look and sounds good too. Originally, the car came with a 318 but was changed to a 440 for more power. It has power steering and brakes, auto transmission, and stunt brake handle for slides. In the movie, this car was used extensively as Wahlberg's car.
As a bonus, this car was also used in the futuristic thriller "In Time" starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried. In that movie it was a police car driven by Cillian Murphy. Door handles were shaved with remote poppers. A new grill and tail panel was fabricated with slats for a futuristic look. Police L.E.D lightbars were in the grill and upper windshield and custom flat style wheels were added.
Rarely does a car get to be featured in 2 movies like this which makes the car especially valuable. You have a chance to preserve this rolling piece of history by bidding now!
This car runs and drives. 440 is strong and runs well. Tranny shifts good with no problems noted. A/C is not hooked up but is a conversion style newer unit. Interior has been redone with newer upholstery and clean carpet and headliner. Dash is in decent shape with some auxiliary gauges. Some stock instruments may not work or be hooked up. The car will need some basic attention to be a daily driver. Paint is okay and there is evidence of repairs underneath. Front valence is bent out but can be easily replaced. Trunk has some rust through but frame area is solid. If the car reaches reserve, I will repaint the exterior with fresh paint if the buyer is patient enough to allow some time for that. If you want the car right away, then paint will stay as is. Tires are nice with stock type Magnum rims. This cars needs some minor attention to be a great car. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity from Picture Car Warehouse from BOTH features and buyer must sign a simple release of liability.
TERMS OF SALE:
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! A $1000 deposit is due within 48 hours of close of auction via paypal, wire, or cashiers check with trackable next day delivery. Balance due within 7 days total, or pickup, whichever is first via wire transfer or cash. Failure to comply with this timeline will result in vehicle being offered to other bidders. Do not bid unless you have funds as bidder enters a legal agreement to purchase this item. I have described the condition of this vehicle as accurately as possible. Movie vehicles may be used roughly and beyond manufacturor's guidelines and may be heavily abused and not roadworthy. There are no warranties implied or stated and vehicle is sold as is. No refunds or returns. Shipping and insurance are the responsibilities of the buyer but I will assist as necessary. i reserve the right to end auction early. Please email with any questions as I'm happy to answer whatever I can for you.
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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:40:00 EST
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, part of the car's airbag control module may fail, causing the bags or seatbelt pre-tensioners to deploy without warning while the vehicle is in operation. That's a dangerous scenario in any car, let alone one offering insane horsepower a near-total paucity of safety nannies should things get squirrely.
Owners will be notified this month about the recall, though a remedy is not expected to be available until later this year. Scroll down for the full NHTSA statement.
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