1968 Dodge Dart 270
Owner: Adam Holter
Model: Dart 270
Adam has owned this Dodge Dart 270 since June 2011, and since then he’s put over 20,000 miles it. Lucy, as Adam affectionately calls the car, is his daily driver, his road tripper, his pain-in-the-neck project (on more than one occasion), and his show queen. This car is unrestored and nearly all-original, though Adam claims it has too many doors and too few cylinders. The 225 cu.in. slant six and Torqueflite 904 are both original (except for a Holley 4-barrel a previous owner installed), and consistently average about 18 mpg through some admittedly heavy driving. Adams tells us that Lucy is reliable for the most part, but though she’s far from perfect, she’s been a great car for him.
Adam bought Lucy because of her personality. He states that she has her quirks, and that she’s definitely not a car any collector would think twice about, which was kind of the idea. Adam doesn’t ever want to own a car that he’s afraid to drive in any weather, anywhere. With Lucy, he likes that he doesn’t have to worry: she starts up every time, takes him anywhere he wants to go (just ask him about his road trips to New York, Missouri, and North Dakota), and she looks cool as hell doing it.
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