Dodge HEMI Coronet A990 

  • built in USA
  • 1965
Described as "The A990 Lightweight Hemi Coronet offered here is one of that elite fleet of 101 cars, as confirmed by its numbers-matching body, lightweight core support, package shelf, fender tag and record card.
The A990-designation Coronets were equipped with either an A833 Hurst-shifted four speed or a race-ready TorqueFlite automatic, and used acid-dipping (“chemical milling” was Chrysler’s more interesting euphemism) to bypass the restrictions on fiberglass parts in Super Stock.

Data points Key details of the Dodge HEMI Coronet A990

Number built

HEMI Coronet A990
101 cars
300 cars
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Dodge HEMI Coronet A990
Everything that did not contribute to a speedy trip down the quarter mile was deleted, including the heater, radio, carpets, trim panels, clothing hooks and back seat.
Finished in the correct code WW-1 White with a Beige interior, this genuine A990 Hemi Coronet is meticulously detailed and correct in every way, a true factory hot rod from a marvelous era in Super Stock drag racing.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Dodge
Type of car Production car
Year 1965
Highest auction price $78k, January 2009
Number built 101 cars


Fuels Gas

power & handling

Steering system Rack and pinion


Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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