Wisconsin-primarily based scorching rod builders Ringbrothers are back with one more overhauled Dodge Charger the business says took four,000 hrs to develop.
Acknowledged as Captiv, the 1969 Dodge Charger was developed for New Zealand-primarily based racing driver and tv persona Greg Murphy, in accordance to Ringbrothers..
The Charger sports activities a Hellcat six.two-liter supercharged V-eight crate engine making 707 horsepower—the very same amount initially created by modern day Hellcat muscle.
That electrical power, which Ringbrothers considers to be a “streetable” volume, is sent to the rear wheels by means of a Tremec six-pace guide transmission and a carbon-fiber driveshaft. The engine breathes by means of a customized Flowmaster exhaust program.
Ring Brothers Captiv 1969 Dodge Charger
Other mechanical upgrades consist of Baer six-piston brakes, adjustable shocks, Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires, and a MoTeC engine-management program and gauges. It also received some billet aluminum components from Ringbrothers’ personal catalog, like a new steering wheel.
The Charger also received a customized paint shade referred to as “Pile Up Yellow” with retro-hunting black graphics (which support camouflage the supercharger poking by means of the hood). Operate on the auto took location on the two sides of the Pacific, with Murphy and his group finishing disassembly and some prep operate prior to shipping the Charger much more than eight,000 miles to Ringbrothers in Wisconsin for completion of the develop.
Vivid yellow exterior aside, this Charger is reasonably tame by Ringbrothers’ requirements. The store has turned out an one,a hundred-hp AMC Javelin AMX—powered by an uprated edition of the very same six.two-liter V-eight employed in the Captiv Charger—as nicely as a one,000-hp 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle and Madam V, a 1948 Cadillac upgraded with parts from a pair of modern day ATS-V Cadillacs.