1971 Dodge Challenger
The 1971 Dodge Challenger remained largely unchanged for the 1971
production year. Minor changes to the grill incorporated two horizontal
openings, new tail lamps, and small scoops on the quarter panels
were the most noticeable.
Models:Base: slant six or 318 2bbl. However, options included the 340, and 383. However, at this level don't expect a performance image.
R/T: 383 standard motor. Ralleye suspension, heavy-duty drum brakes. Ralleye instrument cluster, and performance hood (scoops). Also, optional bumblebee stripes. Optional motors included the 440, 440 six pack, and the 426 hemi. Optional Trak Pak (gears and sure grip). 4 speed models came with pistol grip shifters.
SE: High trim level - wheel mouldings, bumper guards, vinyl roof, overhead interior console.
R/T SE: Essentially and R/T with SE options.
The 1971 Dodge Challenger had the R/T SE and R/T convertible removed from production. The most noticeable change from 1970 were the grill (now has 2 small slits), the taillights, and the addition of 2 scoops on the quarter panels.
|225||8.4||145 @ 4000||215 @ 2400|
|340||10.5||275 @ 4800||340 @ 3500|
|318||9.0||230 @ 4400||340 @ 2400|
|383||10.0||325 @ 4800||425 @ 2800|
|440||10.1||375 @ 4600||480 @ 3200|
|440-6||10.1||390 @ 4700||490 @ 3600|
|426||10.25||425 @ 5000||490 @ 4000|
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