Rare 1969 Dodge Coronet HEMI Super Bee 4-Speed Goes To Auction

Sunfire Yellow-Colored A12 Track Pack Goes To Mecum With No Reserve...

This weekend at the Mecum Glendale auction, gearheads and classic car enthusiasts are in for a treat as a rare and immaculately preserved 1969 Dodge HEMI Super Bee hits the auction block. This Sunfire Yellow beauty, one of only 79 factory 4-speed HEMI Super Bee coupes produced in 1969, promises a thrilling bidding war with no reserve.

Exterior Elegance and Power Under the Hood –

1969 Dodge Coronet HEMI® Super Bee. (Mecum).

Draped in its original and hard-to-find Sunfire Yellow (DY2) exterior paint, this Super Bee turns heads with its distinctive black Super Bee rear tail strip and “HEMI” tags on the hood scoops. The Ram Charger fresh air hood, sporting twin functional scoops, adds a touch of aggression. Underneath that hood lies a counter-exchange 426 HEMI V8 engine, meticulously rebuilt to the correct 1969 specifications, complete with the authentic solid-lifter camshaft. The exterior also boasts unique painted emblems, chrome exhaust tips, and the iconic 15-inch body color painted steel wheels featuring Dodge Fratzog logo center hubcaps.

Provenance and Originality –

1969 Dodge Coronet HEMI® Super Bee. (Mecum).

This Super Bee comes with an impressive pedigree, having been sold new at Peterson Auto Sales in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Only 38 examples are listed in the Chrysler Registry, further highlighting its rarity. The meticulous care and attention to detail extend to the interior, featuring the original black bench seat and Charger-style podded gauge dash. The 150 MPH speedometer, Tic-Toc-Tach, and Hurst wood-knob floor shifter provide an authentic muscle car experience.

Documentation and History –

1969 Dodge Coronet HEMI® Super Bee. (Mecum).

The auction package includes a trove of documentation, showcasing its authenticity and history. Copies of the original window sticker and broadcast sheets, a Chrysler Registry report, and an illustrated facts and features manual are just a few of the items offered. This Super Bee even graced the pages of the Mopar Collector’s Guide in June 2003.

Performance Features and Auction Details –

1969 Dodge Coronet HEMI® Super Bee. (Mecum).

Equipped with a factory A34 Super Track Pak, the car boasts a 4-speed transmission, Dana 60 4.10-geared differential with Sure Grip, and dealer-added power steering. With an estimated auction value ranging from $180,000 to $220,000, this Super Bee is expected to generate excitement on Saturday, March 9th, 2024, at Mecum Glendale. The no-reserve status ensures a thrilling and unpredictable auction, making it a must-watch event for automotive enthusiasts.

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Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only the Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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