- 1968 Dodge Coronet R/T. Photo from the 2006 Mopar
Nationals, Columbus Ohio.
1968 Dodge Coronet R/T
The Dodge Coronet R/T was restyled for
1968, and featured new rounded, coke bottle inspired lines. A Road
and Track model was also added to the Dodge Charger line. Dodge
announced the Scat Pack in 1968, featuring three high performance
The Charger R/T,
Coronet R/T and the Dart GTS were identified in ads as "The Cars
with the Bumble bee Stripes." These stripes were wrapped
around the tail end of the Scat Pack cars. A power bulge hood with
simulated air vents was added to the R/T. Available in both hardtop
and convertible form, the Coronet R/T continued with dual exhausts,
stiff suspension, heavy-duty brakes, and a 150 mph speedometer.
the inside the R/T shared interior pieces with Coronet 500 model.
Including standard bucket seats and R/T identification on the
interior door panels. You could order a R/T in one of fifteen
exterior colors. A vinyl roof was optional available in black,
antique white or antique green.
Standard on the 1968 Coronet R/T was
the 440magnum four barrel engine, the 426 HEMI was the only engine
option available. A 727 TorqueFlite automatic was also standard, a
four-speed manual was optional.
The 1968 Coronet R/T 2 door hardtop
was priced at $3,565 and the R/T convertible at $3,640.
Coronet R/T Engines: . .
440 Four Barrel
375bhp@4600rpm Torque: 480lb-ft@3200rpm
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