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1964 Dodge Custom 880 Convertible

1964 Dodge Custom 880 Convertible

 

Here’s one of the largest and most expensive convertibles ever found in Dodge showrooms: the 1964 Custom 880 Convertible.

 

Riding on a luxurious 122-inch wheelbase and featuring a base price of $3,850, the 880 Custom Convertible was a whole lot of car. The Dodge brand, introduced to the public in 1914, was celebrating its golden anniversary in 1964, and the 880 Custom was the flagship of the line that year.

 

We know the sleek red job shown here is the top-of-the-line 880 Custom in two ways: the bright…

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1964 Dodge Custom 880 Convertible

1957 Dodge Custom Royal D-500 Convertible

1957 Dodge Custom Royal D-500 Convertible

 

Featured here is one of the rarest and most flamboyant Dodge vehicles of the fabulous ‘50s: the 1957 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible.

 

The Custom Royal was the top of the line for 1957, with the drop-top version considered the most desirable today.  (Only 2,456 convertibles were produced that year, and the number remaining is unknown.) The D-500 designation signifies Dodge’s powerhouse engine that year, a 325 cubic-inch V8 with hemispherical heads, a 9.25:1 compression ratio, and Carter four-barrel carb. With sporty-sounding dual exhausts, it was good for…

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1957 Dodge Custom Royal D-500 Convertible