Dodge reintroduced the Coronet name to its lineup in 1965 as a replacement to the company’s 330 and 440 models. The new Coronet, a nameplate absent since 1959, was a mid-sized line built on a 117-inch wheelbase. Styling was a simple slab-sided look, with a big greenhouse and a single beltline. The grille was flat with vertical bars and it had vertical taillights. The 1966 Dodge Coronet received a dramatic restyling that complemented Dodge’s new Charger fastback. The cars were shorter and wider, with sculpted sides and bold character lines at the top and bottom of the fenders. Mesh grilles with turn signals at the end were balanced by large square taillights. A Deluxe trim was added to the range as well. The 440-c.i. Wedge V-8 replaced the 413-c.i. engine, and a 426-c.i. The Hemi delivered 0-60 mph in 6.1 seconds and a quarter-mile run in 14.5 seconds.
This is the exact vehicle depicted in the video below where the rich history and condition of this car is detailed. The car was purchased from Brian and Rick Mileham and has only been driven 13879 miles.