- $54,995 Get Financing
- Item Location:
- Fort Worth, TX
- Bright Blue Metallic
- Seller: StreetsideDallas
- Phone: 855-877-2707
This 1969 Dodge Coronet 500 R/T Tribute convertible is kind of a big deal and delivers every perk you'd want from a muscular Mopar. 440-cubic inch big block Six Pack V8, 4-wheel disc brakes, an awesome color combination, and a full-blown restoration that's so fresh (finished just 245 miles ago!) you can still smell the paint. And even at this price, it has to represent some kind of bargain for this much performance.
With so few miles on the restoration, it absolutely should and definitely does look like a million bucks. The B5 Bright Blue Metallic paint is one of the most popular choices among Mopar fans and we can't argue with how it looks. It's not an in-your-face bright color, but a little softer shade that seems all the more appealing when it's plastered all over one of the nastiest muscle cars of the era. The sheetmetal was expertly prepped prior to a drop of paint being sprayed and the result is very nice. Not a perfect trailer queen, but certainly a higher-end driver that's ready to drop saw jaws at the local car show scene. The smooth hood carries a pair of hood scoops that were a Chrysler trademark during the muscle car era, as are the scoops in the rear quarters, and the white bumblebee stripe out back reminds onlookers that this isn't merely a pretty 1960s ragtop but a pretty gnarly piece of hardware. R/T badges were installed as appropriate and the chrome bumpers are in excellent shape, adding a bright bit of sparkle to an otherwise deadly serious machine.
The white bucket seat interior shows off a few desirable upgrades that suggest the original owner decided to splurge a little bit on his new Coronet. Higher-end upholstery and patterns, along with a fold-down arm center console are the most obvious upgrades, and it also carries a full set of gauges that monitor the symphony of big-block violence under the hood. The factory radio looks a lot like the original Music Master AM unit, and the woodgrain applique on the dash really adds a touch of class in this big droptop. Seat covers, door panels, and the contrasting plush blue carpets are dialed-in and ready to show off, demonstrating that upscale muscle definitely has its appeal. There's a white power convertible top overhead and the Coronet is one of the few ragtops that looks great top up or top down, and it, too, is in nice shape. Out back, the cavernous trunk is correctly outfitted with a reproduction mat and has enough room to accommodate just about any travel plans.
The 440 cubic inch Six Pack V8 powerplant under that twin-snorkel hood is one that many would argue is the best choice in a muscle Mopar for guys who like to drive. Rebuilt and detailed for show, it's plenty powerful and throws this big convertible around like it weighs 800 pounds less than it does. There's Hemi Orange paint on the block that looks awesome against the B5 Blue inner fenders, and with those matching orange valve covers and huge factory-correct air cleaner that cover all the carbs, it's got a real 1960s performance look. An MSD ignition, Edelbrock manifold, and block-hugging headers are a few choice upgrades that help this big girl pop off the line, and the power steering and power 4-wheel disc brakes really make it a joy to drive anywhere. The TorqueFlite 3-speed automatic powers a robust 8.75-inch rear end that has enough gear in it to make this big ragtop feel punchy around town. The floors are as clean as the bodywork and a fresh Dynomax dual exhaust system gives it just the right combination of aggressive and mellow. A set of butch-looking Magnum 500 wheels are wrapped in staggered 225/7015 front and 275/60/15 rear BFGoodrich radials for a perfect look.
Beautifully restored and a ton of fun to drive, this droptop Mopar is the kind of car that we all want in our garages. Call today!