Corinthian Cloth: 1975 Dodge Charger – NOW $6,800

by | Nov 2021 | Classifinds, Malaise Monday

December 27, 2021 Update – We just confirmed the listing for this “Classifind” expired, so with no replacement found we’re assuming this ride “Sold?” While this one got away, please reach out either by email or call us directly if you’d like to be informed when we come across something similar.

November 8, 2021 Update – Over the weekend, we received a comment with a link on this Dodge Charger we first featured this past summer confirming the car is still available. The asking price is down from the original ask of $7,500 and this Charger’s main claim to fame was its use in several movies the seller references in their ad.

August 29, 2021 Update – We just confirmed the listing for this “Classifind” expired, so with no replacement found we’re assuming this ride “Sold?”  until we come across a new listing.

August 15, 2021 Update – We just observed the seller of this vintage Dodge Charger just lowered their asking price by $500 to $7,000.

Few cars epitomized the change in American Baby Boomers’ tastes from youthful Muscle Cars in the 1960s to personal luxury mid-size coupes in the 1970s more than the Dodge Charger.  By 1975, what was once a highly desirable Muscle Car was now nothing more than a badge-engineered Chrysler Cordoba.  Sales suffered, making examples such as this 70K mile 1975 Dodge Charger survivor originally listed in July 2021 on Craigslist in Lacey, New Jersey hard to come by.  Currently offered at $6,800 (Down from the original ask of $7,500), comparing that price against the Collector Car Market Review Online Tool confirms the private seller has their Charger SE priced between this guide’s #3 “Good” estimate of $5,900 and its #2 “Excellent” appraisal of $9,300 before factoring in a five percent premium for the optional 360 cubic inch V8.

When Dodge introduced the fourth generation, B-Body-based Charger for the 1975 model year, the division continued moving the model away from its earlier muscle car roots into the growing personal luxury car market segment with a badge engineering version of Chrysler’s Cordoba.  The only nod towards performance was the Daytona model which featured stripes that ran along the length of the car.

This “Hey Charger!” TV commercial from 1975 currently found on the Bionic Disco YouTube channel features actor Jamie Farr as a toll booth operator:

Candidly, we care less about the car’s provenance being used in movies we’ve never heard of and more about the condition of the car at the price offered. Fortunately, the seller does seem to factor that fact in the price of the cars. Other than a cracked dash, the interior presents well and the exterior looks very presentable. We note that the pictures provided clearly date from last fall, so you’ll want to ask for updated ones if you can’t inspect the car in person.

Here’s the seller’s description:

“1975 Dodge Charger SE 360 v8, burgundy. Movie car used in The Americans, Blood Ties, The Get Down, and more.”

Show or go: what would you do with this Dodge Charger Survivor?  Comment below and let us know!

3 Comments
  1. mike g

    “Corinthian Cloth”, lol

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