Halfway by the 1976 mannequin 12 months, Dodge unveiled its alternative for the Dart as its entry within the compact-car section. That new car was badged because the Aspen; was obtainable in normal, customized and customized particular version trim; and as a coupe, sedan or station wagon, one thing Dodge hadn’t provided in compact dimension for a decade.
The Choose of the Day is a 1978 Dodge Aspen coupe, and if that isn’t uncommon sufficient to see on this web site, this one has factory-installed T tops, a $572 possibility again within the day.
And, it’s geared up with a V8 engine and 4-speed guide transmission.
The Aspen is being marketed on ClassicCars.com by a non-public vendor in Federal Manner, Washington, who notes that the automotive has had one proprietor because it was bought new.
Although the automotive’s description within the commercial is sparse, we do be taught that the automotive has by no means been in an accident, not even a fender-bender; is in good situation inside and outside, and it “begins and runs fairly easily.”
Like so many different Aspen coupes, it has a landau-style vinyl roof. That roof wears “Particular Version” badging, indicating that that is the upscale trim mannequin.
It additionally has a 318cid V8 engine, 4-speed guide transmission, energy entrance disc brakes, manufacturing facility air-con, 60/40 entrance break up seating, and “different bundle teams included,” although we aren’t advised what they is likely to be.
The vendor does observe that the automotive is rust free, having been garage-kept most of its life, and that whereas the odometer exhibits 45,400 miles, it has turned over as soon as, in order that precise determine is 145,400.