1970 Dodge Challenger R/T SES

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Another visitor to Alameda's downtown makes it into Down On The Street.

1970 Dodge Challenger R/T SES

I was on my way to watch the A's get damn-near-no-hit by Phil Hughes and stopped at my favorite island taqueria to grab a chile verde burrito… and look what was parked out front! I hung around for a few minutes, hoping the owner would show up and I could ask about the car's history, but no dice. Is it a genuine 440 Six-Pack R/T that gets a lot of street time? Who can say? I'm just glad it sees asphalt outside of car shows.

1970 Dodge Challenger R/T SES

This is our third Alameda Challenger in this series, after this extremely clean '70 and this extremely mean '73, and it appears to be a slightly rough but basically solid example of what Challengers looked like before they weighed more than two tons.

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