- 1970 Dodge Coronet R/T. Photo from the 2005
Tri-State Classic, Hamilton Ohio.
1970 Dodge Coronet R/T
For 1970, the Dodge Coronet R/T
received new front end sheet metal. Changes included a split grille,
non functional rear fender scoops with Road and Track (R/T) emblems
and a bumble bee stripe wrapped around the rear.
Again, the Coronet R/T was offered in
both hardtop and convertible form. Standard on the Coronet R/T was
the 440magnum four barrel engine rated at 375 bhp. Both the 440
Six-Pack and the 426 Hemi were optional. A 727 TorqueFlite automatic
was also standard, a four-speed manual was available as an option.
The Coronet R/T's extra-heavy-duty suspension was unchanged from
The 1970 Dodge Coronet R/T was offered in thirteen
standard colors and five optional high impact colors,
including Plum Crazy, Sublime, Go-Mango, Hemi Orange and Banana. You
could also add an optional vinyl roof in black, white, green or
Gator Grain. 1970 would be the last year for the Dodge Coronet R/T.
The following year the Coronet would only be available only as a
four-door sedan or a station wagon.
The 1970 Coronet R/T 2 door hardtop
was priced at $3,569 and the R/T convertible at $3,785.
Coronet R/T Engines: . .
440 Four Barrel
375bhp@4600rpm Torque: 480lb-ft@3200rpm
440 Six Pack - Horsepower:
390bhp@4700rpm Torque: 490lb-ft@3200rpm
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