1968 Dodge Project Charger RT 440

Rare B5 blue matching number car


Year 1968
Make Dodge
Model Project Charger RT 440
Engine and transmission
Engine Type 440cui 4bbl engine
Engine Size 7260CC
Estimated HP aprox 425+hp
Heads Mopar 906 Performance heads
Carburetor 4bbl
Intake 4bbl original intake
Ignition Electronic mopar perf
Transmission Type 727 TF Transmission
Transmission Spec Automatic
Exhaust Type Dual exhausts
Muffler Type
Interior Color Blue two tone
Seating Type Bucket seats
Seat Material
Shifter Type Floorshifter
Restoration Status Unrestored / will be sold restored
Awards Summary
Body Style Coupe
Doors 2
Body Color Black
Paint type Base coat & clearcoat multi layers
Stripes RT stripe
Front Suspension Type Original Hemi style
Rear Suspension Type Original Hemi style
Axle Specification 8 3/4
Wheels Original style dog-dish painted car color
Front Brakes Power RT drums
Rear Brakes Power RT drums
Miscellaneous The car comes with its original paperwork and the very rare factory-dealer certicard ( see picture) Just a fantastic car to either rebuild back into its all original RT condition and factory color or if you as we can also build this great charger into your own personal dream car (See also the sample pictures) Contact us for more details about the possibilities. The current price includes a complete restoration to original condition!
Bodywork & Trim

Very solid and rare original body that is straight, the car even has its factory original floors all still in place! The chrome is in good condition and so is all the glass and trim. The car is currently painted black diamond paint is but we will repaint the car inside and out back to its rare and awesome factory original QQ1 blue metallic color which makes the car really stand out, especially combined with its original blue interior and overall a very solid and rare car to find.


440cui 4bbl engine, Completely rebuild by PTTM muscle engines until it is a new factory specification and fully balanced and blueprinted (rapport comes with car) engine with all its original details. The engine will have around 400/425 hp.


See general discription


Very nice and all factory original blue bucket seat interior with console floor shifter and no tears or cracks anywhere. The headliner is the only thing that could be redone, but it is still there in good shape. All the door panels, carpeting seat covers, and dash panels are in very good condition and everything on the car is functional. No flaws here!

General discription


A great original real 1968! Charger RT 440, that will/can be restored or upgraded to your personal liking's and quality level, how great is that! 

For the current asking price you will receive a real and fully original RT car with completely Pro rebuild original engine and driveline but of course, on request, we can change every detail you want! We can also build you a pro touring to resto-mod style car from it. What you want, we can build.  But we feel the best way to go is to have us restore the car back to its factory original condition. The price is based on that but if you want the car build in any other way we will of course lower the base price of the car accordingly and make you a new quote on request. 

This car was found with its second owner! who had the car for over 35 years and it was garage kept all the time that's how this car survived all those years as it almost never saw any water or moisture! So how rare its that after more than 45 years! Finding a car that's not yet restored and unmolested with all of its original sheet metal is very rare and a fantastic base for a restoration if you want the best possible quality. It was painted once in the late 70's in its current black paint, that still looks good, but we soon found out that the true jewel was hidden underneath that color as the care was originally a very rare factory B5 Blue metallic paint car! This, combined with its blue interior told us that this was once a very rare and amazing looking Charger RT. The 68' model year for most charger fans is the most desirable one of all and we won't disagree on that.

The car is also equipped with many rare and great options options such as for instance: Power Steering! Tinted window! Real bucket seat (deluxe ) interior car! Deluxe interior with floor shifter! Dress up package Hood mounted turn signal indicators Drip rail moldings Belt moldings Wheel lip moldings! Sure-grip rear axle with 3.23 gears. White RT bumble bee stripe! Painted dog dish style wheels ( rare !) Most chargers you see for sale today are far from original and are old and saggy and either have non-factory replaced sheet metal and floors or worse, loads of bondo and filler repairs hidden under a nice coat of paint.

The normally also have non-original parts and the cars are far from what the original car was. Many of them lost their original drive lines along the way and they were replaced either with the wrong type of engine and transmission or worse, an old soggy and tired engine from another car were the true performance of the original engine the car ever had is long gone. 

When we found the car we found out that the owner had replaced its original 440 engine for a 383. But once we asked why in gods name he swapped it he told us that the original motor was taken out so it could be rebuilt but he just never got around to have it done. He then came across the current 383 engine on a swap meet, bought it and installed it on his charger! But the good thing was that the original engine was/is still with the car on a pallet and we, of course, took it home with us!

So the original transmission and rear axle and driveline are still with the car how great is that. Finding a solid car and original car like this is really rare and the absolute best car to buy for your money and a super solid investment. The body, chassis and frame rails are super solid and the car is an original XS-code charger RT with the 440cui 4bbl engine and 727 automatic performance transmission. Therefore its a fantastic base for a high-quality restoration and to bring it back to its former original glory, or if that's what you like, a pro touring style car, but one that's a true and real RT. The car is already in very good condition so we can either do a mild resto as a driver car or we can do a full show quality restoration.

This original and very rare B5 blue car with blue interior will look amazing when it's done and the car really deserves it. For the asking price it will be sold either in its original color ( currently black diamond) with a brand new paint job by PTTM, or on request we can paint it in any other color you might like, but we feel its original color is the best way to go as that's how the car originally left the factory and it looks awesome. But of course, you can feel different about that. Its an awesome and rare original color combination that will be stunning! (see sample pictures) once its re-painted.

But if you like black (or even triple black with a black vinyl top we can do that as well. The interior is in great all original shape with bucket seats and console shifter and all the gauges and lights are functional, we even have the original blue steering wheel complete with the car! How often do you see an all original sheet metal 1968 Charger RT ? with its original interior! Driveline and engine and transmission?

The cars original RT Vin numbers are still in place an can be found in the correct locations and the factory original fender tag is also still there. Solid and honest 68 RT chargers, or any charger for that matter are getting almost impossible to find. Let alone a matching car and a real XS coded RT! Combined with its original options and color and its additional rare factory options this is a super rare car and a great investment seeing prices of these real RT's keep ricing and ricing and we have seen some getting sold for almost double of our asking price! and prices will keep rising in the years to come as they have done so for the last 40+ years. 

This car we offer for sale will receive a complete mild restoration with a complete pro rebuild original 440 V8 Engine, fully rebuild original transmission, suspension and steering system, all new fuel and brake lines, a complete high-quality paint job in a base and clear coat and an overall upgrade and service of all major components. Of course, you can add or change things to your personal liking's and that's why we haven't started the resto job just now, as this way you can add or change certain details or quality levels to your own personal likings. But for the asking price, you will buy yourself a real original 68' charger RT that is restored to a high-quality level car with all its original and valuable features and it can be driven and enjoyed.

For this money you get a fantastic car, that's technically all-new, restored and has one of the best and most original and rust-free body you can find. More than 35000,- Euro will be spent on the restoration and rebuild of the drive-line alone. On request, we can also do an even more intensive top show quality restoration as well. But if you're looking for high show level type of car with a highly detailed or painted underside, and every little detail must be factory correct and in flawless 100 point condition, we can do that for you as well for an additional fair price. All in all its a great chance to own a real deal 68 RT! Don't let it get away... In this condition and all freshly restored to your likings, it will be impossible to ever find again. 

You cant build or restore a real deal original RT for this money, let alone a car that carries 99,9% of its factory original parts and in this fantastic and rare color combination. And as stated on request we can add or changer details to your personal likings as well! And you can follow the complete restoration process. When you buy this car you also have the BIG advantage to see what's been done to it and how it is restored, something we feel is a unique and rare opportunity as if you buy a car that's all done already, there is just no real way you can be sure all was done the right way and it might look nice.. but underneath it all, it might be only a cosmetic restoration full of Bondo and the engine might look rebuild but its only been painted to look that way.

So why risk to invest your hard earned money into a "done "car where you have no real clue of what you're buying if you can buy one that you can be sure of its all in great condition and restored the correct way. We at PTTM have restored many show and award-winning Mopars and you can be sure this car, once done, will be just perfectly done as well. Besides all the above, you will also receive many pictures along the way of its restorations and can personally follow the transformation if you have the time to visit us from time to time. This way you really see what you get and see or add certain details to your personal likings, We can even tune the engine or install certain additional options to your personal likings.

For THIS money, you won't ever get the change to own a high quality fully restored and rebuild '68 RT charger again. The above-described restoration is included in the sales price and ! the EU import taxes are paid and included as well. We can offer you a spread payment plan on the restoration costs, so you buy the car at its base price first and the restoration costs will be spread throughout the time frame of the restoration! So there won't be any unnecessary risk for you at all.  

We want to offer you is a chance to own a great car, restored to your taste and demands, for a great price!  With current prices of true RT's going close and sometimes well over the 100k marker, this offer is priced very attractive and you can be sure your investment is done in the best possible way for a fully restored car that you can follow and inspect completely yourself from top to bottom, ad or change details from and which will be recorded by our shop with hundreds of pictures and videos of the restoration. 

When the restoration has completed the value of this rare car will already be higher than you invested as markets keep on ricing for many more years to come, just as they have done for the last 45+ years !.

So why don't we restore it and sell it once it's completed ?.. well we feel its way more fun for its future new owner to follow that process in person so his "new" car will be exactly what he expected from it. We restore many cars that we put up for sale all done, so if that's what you want please see our other cars for sale, but this one is waiting for a client who understands what we're talking about. Seeing and following the restoration of your car is a great process and fun !. 

The sample pictures you on these pages are samples of how the car looks when it's restored and back to its factory original color. Or in any other color ( Black, or any other you might want ) The actual car is currently diamond black and can be seen and inspected in our showroom. If you have any questions, or like to know more about this or any of our other cars, please feel free to contact us, or better yet, come visit us so you can see the car and we can show you what's all possible and at the same time get to meet us and see with your OWN eyes that PTTM is the one and only place to buy your quality classic muscle !

Some of the cars additional factory options:

- True RT!

- Bucket seat interior Floor console

- Floor shifter

- Rally steering wheel

- RT tail stripe

- Am radio

- Power steering

- Performance axle

- Wheel lip moldings

- Drip rail moldings Rally mirror

- Tinted window

But if you like additional information ahead then please contact our sales! If there are details on the car you want to change or add some personal details, we can assist you with that no problem!

- The car comes with US title and EU import taxes paid and included

- All our cars are sold with complete service and inspection prior to delivery.

- On request, we can transport the car door to door worldwide!

- On request we can also sell the car with Dutch plates or assist with TUV (H) 

- For export prices please contact sales department.

- While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Prices and info in online ad’s or website might diver and are subjected to changes and or have mistakes in them. Please verify any information in question with PedalToTheMetal Holland/Europe. 

And keep in mind that, the car you're looking at here today, was also looked at

by others yesterday. And we can only sell it once!

Price in euros
€ 89500,-

Price includes all cost

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