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1969 Dodge Coronet Super Bee

Based on the totally redesigned, mid-size B-Body architecture which it shared with the Plymouth Belvedere, the Coronet Super Bee offered performance and muscular persona with a budget-friendly price. Part of Dodge's famous 'Scat Pack' high-performance lineup, the Super Bee had bold paint and graphics and a standard 383 cubic-inch V8 engine offering 335 horsepower, plus a multitude of driveline options.

For 1969, the Super Bee was now available as a hardtop with many new color, comfort, and trim choices available. The mid-year A12 'Six Pack' option on the 440 high-performance engine was the work of Chrysler engineers who had worked hard on developing highly tuned induction systems since the Chrysler 300s of the 1950s. They added an Edelbrock high-rise aluminum intake which brought in masses amounts of air through a trio of two-barrel Holley carburetors and a large scoop atop a new fiberglass hood secured by racing pins. The 440 ran on the center carburetor until the accelerator was floored and the vacuum-advance secondary carburetors were actuated by the progressive throttle linkage. Other features included the Hemi valve springs and retainers, a radical cam, dual-point distributor, and flash-chromed valve stems. It offered 390 horsepower at just 4,700 rpm and 490 pounds-feet of torque at 3,200 RPM. Buyers were given a choice of Automatic TorqueFlite and 833 4-speed transmissions. The Hemi-style heavy-duty suspension and Super Track Pack including a 4.10 Sure Grip Dana 60 rear end was standard. The car rode on black 15-inch steel rims with chrome lug nuts and G70x15 black or Redline tires. Air conditioning, cruise control, trailer package, disc brakes, and wheel covers were not available.

For 1969, Dodge produced 1,987 examples of the A12 Six-Pack Super Bees.


by Daniel Vaughan | Aug 2019

Related Reading : Dodge Coronet History

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1969 Dodge Coronet Super Bee vehicle information

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1969 Dodge Coronet Super Bee vehicle information

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1969 Dodge Coronet Super Bee vehicle information

Coupe

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1969 Dodge Coronet Super Bee vehicle information

Hardtop Coupe

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Price Comparison

1969 Coronet Super Bee
$3,135-$25,580
1969 Dodge Coronet Super Bee Price Range: $3,075 - $3,135

$2,399 - $3,415
$3,440 - $3,660

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Dodge
1974Chevrolet (2,333,839)Ford (2,179,791)Renault (1,355,799)477,728
1973Chevrolet (2,579,509)Ford (2,349,815)Fiat (1,390,251)675,161
1972Chevrolet (2,420,564)Ford (2,246,563)Fiat (1,368,216)577,870
1971Ford (2,054,351)Chevrolet (1,830,319)Volkswagen (1,128,784)551,386
1970Ford (2,096,184)Chevrolet (1,451,305)Volkswagen (1,193,853)543,019
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)611,645
1968Chevrolet (2,139,290)Ford (1,753,334)Volkswagen (1,191,854)627,533
1967Chevrolet (2,206,639)Ford (1,730,224)Toyota (1,068,321)465,732
1966Ford (2,212,415)Chevrolet (2,206,639)Volkswagen (1,168,146)632,658
1965Chevrolet (2,375,118)Ford (2,170,795)Volkswagen (1,174,687)489,065
1964Chevrolet (2,318,619)Ford (1,594,053)Toyota (1,068,321)501,781

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