The 1969 Charger R/T has been an enthusiast favorite for five decades and counting due to an awe-inspiring 1968 redesign, plus grille and taillamp refinements the next model year

and its tire-torturing performance that was a consummate fit for the peaking muscle car era.1969 Dodge Charger R/T

Hollywood played its part in the late 1970s and beyond when The Dukes of Hazzard elevated the profile of the Charger via the dirt-slinging car

The Charger was already Dodge's upmarket intermediate, but the $3,575 R/T model added I.D. callouts, a Bumble-Bee stripe, a 375-hp 440 Magnum engine (426 Hemi optional)

A choice between the 727 Torque- Flite three-speed automatic or the A833 four-speed, heavy-duty (torsion bar front, leaf spring rear) su 1969 Dodge Charger R/T spension.

Bucket seats were standard in all Chargers, as was one of the best instrument panel layouts of its day with easily read round gauges, yet the tachometer cost extra. 1969 Dodge Charger R/T

Low-option models are out there, but you'll more likely see a wide selection of  1969 Dodge Charger  R/Ts fitted with some of the popular extra-cost items,

such as power steering and brakes, radio, console, chromed road wheels, power windows, or A/C. The new sunroof was a rare sight. 1969 Dodge Charger R/T

An optional SE Decor Group added leather upholstery (with vinyl trim) to the seats, woodgrain steering wheel and instrument panel trim, badging, and additional equipment. 1969 Dodge Charger R/T

Though plateauing for the last few years (likely pandemic related in 2020), values for the  1969 DodgeCharger R/T had typically increased through the decade.

Currently, Hagerty lists #4 "fair" at $36,400, #3 "good" at $49,500, #2 "excellent" at $71,800, and #1 "concours" at $92,600, and adds 20 percent to these figures for four-speed and 15 percent for the SE option.

Another restored R/T SE, with no A/C or claim that its 440 was original, sold for $47,300 at the same 2020 auction 1969 Dodge Charger R/T