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For sale: 1970 Dodge Challenger Insidious

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Item location:
Solon, Ohio, United States
Engine size:
Rear Wheel Drive
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1970 Dodge Challenger Insidious

Call 440-914-0000 or email

1970 Dodge Challenger "Insidious"

When does a car become a rolling work of art? Somewhere near this car’s build target we’d say. Sure it’s a fully functional and fast vehicle with all of the amenities a modern pro-touring car has but it’s the details which sets this Challenger aside. Dubbed “Insidious” by its creator Dave Salvaggio this rolling sculpture packs ten pounds of attitude into a five pound box.

Hundreds of subtle body modifications Hilborn-injected 426 Hemi Five speed manual Two tone show-winning paint Incredible custom interior MASSIVE presence

When the new 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 debuted at the SEMA show in Las Vegas on October 30 2007 Dodge went looking for people with the talent to showcase the best of the original. Original drag race cars were found restored originals wore assembly-line fresh restorations and Insidious went as the embodiment of creativity and customization.

Originally a C code slant six car this cast-off Challenger was the perfect base for a radical creation. Salvaggio Auto Design ( drew up the car performed numerous modifications to the body completely reworked the chassis installed a custom interior and installed a 426 Hemi with Hillborn EFI. That's the Cliffs Notes version--read on.

Start with the body. Of course expected touches like shaved door handles and trim are present. To spot what's different really requires another Challenger parked alongside: Shaved roof rail moldings recontoured wheelwells custom front fenders flush-fit glass a scratch-built grille and taillight panel as well as zero exposed hardware. The hood skin was shaped from flat steel the rear bumper was narrowed and drawn in and the front grille surround header panel and front bumper are actually one piece. The fuel filter was relocated to the Dutchman panel and uses a custom motorcycle pop-up screw cap. The paint merits its own discussion--it's black pearl on all surfaces but from the main contour on the sides down it's overlaid with olive and sandstone pearls. When Mopar had it on display they used high-powered flood lights just to pick up on the color change.

Inside no surface or material was left untouched. Where original Challengers were held to low quality materials for cost reasons Insidious had no such limitations. If it was originally vinyl it's now leather and then some. Polyester loop carpeting made way for genuine Wilton Wool while the headliner is now Alcantara. The seats covered front and back in Spinneybeck leather feature suede leather inserts. The pistol grip shifter again covered in leather activates the Tremec TKO 600 transmission below. The Tuff steering wheel was redone in leather and the spokes are painted the same color as the door panel inserts. The gauges are one-off pieces by Classic Instruments. Inspired by aircraft gauges they swing backwards--check out the pictures. The custom leather dash holds the power window wiper and headlight switches as well as access to the triple Tilton master cylinders for the brakes and clutch. A Pioneer DVD stereo with a flip-out screen takes care of the entertainment. Dynamat sound and heat insulation is used throughout the cabin. Vintage Air climate control keeps you cool in any weather.

Under the hood is a 426 Hemi crate engine from Mopar Performance. As this was an earlier crate Hemi it suffered from valvetrain issues from the factory. Before this one was fired up it got all new pieces to prevent a possible disaster. The cam was stepped up too and together with the Hillborn EFI system custom headers and exhaust system it puts out north of 575 horsepower. Our guys spent hours tuning the engine to start and run like a modern car--no small feat. Be Cool's serpentine belt system is up front holding all polished or painted accessories. What wiring wasn't hidden is on display for effect. The color on the motor carries underneath too--this is a thoroughly engineered project.

Flowmaster signed on to the project partway through donating the first set of Super 44 mufflers available to the car. Sure it's loud but it sounds great. Both front and rear suspensions are highly modified and all four wheels are independently suspended. Coilovers are at all four corners there's rack-and-pinion steering up front and a Ford 9” center section out back with inboard disc brakes. Wilwood calipers are at all four corners for sure stops. Symbolic TS15 20" wheels are at all four corners mated to Pirelli PZero tires--a big 245/35/20 in the front and 275/35/20 out back.

Debuted on the Hot Rod Power Tour in 2007 the car met with rave reviews. Its subsequent ventures resulted in trophies: Awards include the Flowmaster American Thunder Award at the Goodguys Nationals in Columbus OH and the Goodguys Fab Five at the Goodguys Chicagoland Nationals Chicago IL. This is a first class showpiece for anyone looking for the ultimate custom Challenger or for someone who appreciates fine craftsmanship. Challengers simply don't come better dressed than this one.

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While current or recent model year cars are simple to price the collector car market fluctuates so much that simply keeping up is a full-time job. We research similar cars and determine the price of ours based on sales records and relative conditions of those vehicles. We offer superior examples that hold their value better or will appreciate more than others you will find: Whether you're buying a car you'll keep forever or as a short term hold a car from us is simply a better value.

Contact Information

If you want to make an offer or talk about the Buy It Now price call Larry at (440) 914-0000 or email me

Our Dealership

At the Motor Car Group we're enthusiasts first. We want you to enjoy your new car from the minute it's delivered and the trailer door drops. Before a car leaves our shop it's gone through comprehensively both visually and mechanically. We do more than just kick the tires though: We fill your tires with nitrogen road test (if the weather permits us here in Cleveland!) and clean it inside and out. We buff the paint using a three-step process immediately before it's taken away so that it gleams when it arrives. Every car we sell from Sunday drivers through the rarest exotics is meant to be driven--get out there!

If you have any questions before during or after the sale do not hesitate to contact us. It's what we're here for! Call us at (440) 914-0000 write us atsales@motorcargroup.comor stop by and see the new shop at 6441 Davis Industrial Parkway Solon OH 44139. We're 26 miles from Cleveland Hopkins Airport and we can pick you up when you come to inspect or purchase your car. We welcome any prospective buyers their buyer's agents or inspectors from Monday through Friday during business hours as well as evenings and weekends by appointment. We're car people who love what we do and you'll feel it from the first time you contact us. Give the R&H crew the opportunity to serve you: Our passion and attention to detail set us apart!

Our dealership has been in business since 2003 and we've been selling on eBay Motors for over seven years. Our helpful staff is on hand to help with questions on shipping financing vehicle condition or anything else about the buying process.We have done this many times: Please let our experience help you make this a great experience.


R&H Motorcar Group offers competitive financing nationwide. We can match or beat many bank rates and you get the added benefit of a one stop shop. Fill out our easy online application to finance your next vehicle purchase. If you have any questions call Larry at (440) 914-0000 or

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This vehicle is being sold as is where is with no warranty expressed written or implied beyond any balance of manufacturer's warranty (if applicable). The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description authenticity genuineness or defects herein and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness imperfection defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle and to have satisfied himself or she as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgment solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle.

Extended Warranty

Manufacturer and extended warranties may be available. Please contact me at (440) 914-0100.


We provide free shuttle service from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to our dealership for in-person inspections or for delivery. If you decide to pick up your purchase make a vacation out of your trip and come see all Cleveland and Northeast Ohio has to offer. We're 20 minutes from downtown Cleveland Browns Stadium the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Progressive Field the Cleveland Orchestra and more. Restaurant recommendations day trips things to see and do—give us a call at (440) 914-000 and Doug or Jen will help you make your travel arrangements.

If you prefer to have your vehicle shipped we have secured great rates with various shipping companies. If you are financing and would like to include the shipping costs into the loan please call me BEFORE securing your financing for a shipping quote. If you prefer to use your own shipping company drop us a line to make arrangements for pickup.


We accept interesting trade-ins—please call or email me Larry Woo at (440) 914-0000 Below is an example of the information we need to evaluate your trade in:

(Full 17 digit VIN #)





Miles: (Estimated mileage upon arrival)

Color (Exterior):Silver

Color (Interior):Black

Options:Navigation ceramic brakes PDK carbon trim

Condition:Scratch on rear bumper and driver’s-side door ding on passenger door leather a little worn on driver’s-side front seat 1k miles on new tires new brakes and rotors installed 2 months ago

History:Clean title 1-owner non-smoker no accidents

Photos:5-15 digital photos are greatly appreciated

Total Amount:$59189.35


Bank Name:Wells Fargo

Payment Method (For new vehicle purchase):

Wire transfer financing certified check or cashier's check

Why Buy a Car from R&H Motorcar Group

We offer competitive nationwide financing

We ship worldwide

All of our vehicles have been fully inspected


Does the vehicle look like the pictures?

Yes the photos are taken of the actual vehicle at our location using a digital camera. Additional pictures of any part of any car are available upon request.

Where do you get your vehicles?

Most of our vehicles come from private collections while some are trade-ins.

Does the vehicle have a clean title?

Every vehicle we sell has a clear title. There are no liens no salvage or branded titles due to accidents floods manufacturer buybacks etc.

Are you a dealer or private seller?

We are a licensed and bonded dealer and have been in business for over 12 years. You can find our brick-and-mortar store at 6441 Davis Industrial Parkway Solon OH 44139.

What form of payments do you accept?

We only accept credit cards or cash in person for the deposit. We strongly suggest wire transfers for the balance but accept cash cashiers check or a bank check. Please allow proper time for all checks to clear before the vehicle can be released.

Terms & Conditions

Winning bidder must contact us within 24 hours of auction end and make arrangements for payment at that time. A$500.00 depositis due within24 hoursof the auction end.The remaining balance is due within 5 days of Auction end.If no contact is made within 24 hours we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle sell it to the next high bidder or sell it otherwise. Most banks and credit unions do not finance vehicles older than 1995: Make sure if financing your financial institution accepts the year BEFORE bidding.Please arrange financing PRIOR to bidding.

Buyer is responsible for pickup or shipping of this vehicle. We ship vehicles frequently and can find you a great rate wherever you're located around the globe. Give us a call for an estimate before you bid or to arrange shipping afterwards.

We describe our vehicles as accurately as possible. All the vehicles are pre-owned and may have some minor flaws in the paint or in the interior. Some vehicles may have had some prior touch up to cover micro chips or scratches. Not all vehicles have a full set of keys books navigation CD's floor mats or other loose items. Vehicles may have some additional miles from local test drives.If you are not sure about something pleaseASK. Do not assume anything not listed is included. We strive to find our customers the highest quality vehicles at the best available prices. We welcome 3rdparty inspectionsBEFOREyou bid or buy.

We reserve the right to cancel any bid for excessive negative feedback. We also reserve the right to end any listing if the vehicle is no longer available for sale. Please do not bid on this auction unless you are serious about owning this vehicle. All non-paying high bidders will be reported to eBay and a negative strike will go against the buyer as the result of an unpaid item being filed.PLEASE ONLY BID WHAT YOU ARE WILLING TO PAY.If the reserve is not met we reserve the right to contact the high bidder to offer a second chance option.

Fee and Tax Information

There is a $250 documentation fee on all transactions. The sales tax for the State Of Ohio residents ranges from 6.5% to 8%. If you live in Arizona California Florida Indiana Massachusetts Michigan or South Carolina we are REQUIRED through reciprocal agreements to collect your sales tax at the time of purchase and forward it on—you aren't paying twice but your final purchase price will include your tax due. Kindly make sure to call or email us after your purchase for more details.

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