The upcoming Mecum Kissimmee 2024 auction promises an electrifying spectacle for automotive enthusiasts—a chance to witness the legendary 1971 Dodge HEMI Charger R/T resplendent in the striking Green Go (J6) hue. A masterpiece in rarity and distinction, this Charger stands among the elite, embodying the pinnacle of power, elegance, and exclusivity.
A Rarity of Unrivaled Provenance –
Among the limited production of 33 1971 HEMI Charger R/Ts equipped with the TorqueFlite automatic transmission, this particular gem boasts a prestigious lineage as part of the revered Steven Juliano Collection. Having undergone a single repaint meticulously handled by Roger Gibson, its original allure remains remarkably intact, encapsulating an era of automotive grandeur.
Unleashing Mechanical Vengeance –
Beneath its iconic Ramcharger hood scoop resides the heart of this automotive marvel—a factory-installed 7.0-liter (426 cubic-inch) HEMI V8 engine. The dual 4-barrel Carter carbs orchestrate a symphony of power, seamlessly complemented by power steering, power brakes, and enhanced suspension components, transcending sheer muscle to deliver a harmonious fusion of raw force and refined control.
An Aesthetic Symphony –
Draped in the captivating Green Go shade, accentuated by contrasting black graphics and a commanding black vinyl top, this Charger commands attention with its impeccable exterior. Stepping into its cabin reveals an interior adorned in original black upholstery, housing bucket seats, a center console with the iconic T-handle Slap-Stik shifter, and intricate woodgrain accents—an exquisite marriage of luxury and performance heritage.
Preserving a Timeless Legacy –
This Charger marks the conclusion of an era, signifying the curtain call for the illustrious HEMI lineage—a chapter that resonates through automotive history. Its provenance, arresting aesthetics, and immaculate condition stand as a testament to a bygone era’s glory, bridging the gap between classic charm and contemporary admiration.
The Auction Spectacle –
On the stage at Mecum Kissimmee 2024, on Friday, January 12th, 2024, enthusiasts and collectors alike will bear witness to a rare opportunity. Beyond its status as a museum piece, this Charger embodies the spirit of the open road—a call to embrace that split-second thrill, to revel in its power, and to cherish an experience that transcends generations.