83,359 Original Miles

 

Manual Transmission
3.7L 225ci Slant 6
140 hp @ 3900 RPM*
215 lb/ft torque @ 1600 RPM*
Capable 0-60 MPH: 15 seconds
Top Speed: 70 MPH
*Base Price in 1966: $1,945

 

*Seller Asking:

$18,000



Fast Facts:
  • The compact pickup model shown here has a “Forward Control” design, and was built to compete with the Ford Econoline and VW Type 2 Bus. The engine sits between the driver and passenger
  • The A100 saved the Dodge truck line from extinction. A letter from Daimler Chrysler Corp revealed that, in the early 60’s, Chrysler management made an agreement to drop out of the truck market entirely if the A100 wasn’t a success. Thanks to strong sales, Dodge continued producing trucks
  • When released in 1964, these trucks featured alternators. This was unusual for a truck at the time, as most used generators. Another unusual feature was an oil-bath air cleaner – an item that had been almost completely phased out by this time
  • The A100 was offered with the only heavy-duty 3-speed manual transmission in the compact truck field. Putting the shifter on the column (earning the nickname “3 on the tree”) saved valuable interior space over a floor shifter
  • These trucks came with bigger brakes (by far) and a bigger gas tank (21 gallons) than any other compact truck available at the time
  • The first ever exhibition act of “wheelstanding” used a Dodge A100 driven by Bill “Maverick” Golden. Dodge, who sponsored Bill’s racing efforts, supplied Bill with an A100 powered by a supercharged, nitro-injected 426 Hemi (placed in the rear). While it broke the record for the A/Factory Experimental class, the truck nearly flipped over backwards during testing. With an almost unavoidable tendency to perform a wheelie during launch, the “Little Red Wagon” (as it was named) became a hit with the crowds. Bill eventually used the truck solely as an exhibition vehicle, and unintentionally ignited the art of “wheelstanding” that lasted for many decades
Key Model Year Changes:
  • The 273ci V8 becomes available. This is replaced by the 318 in 1967
  • Curb weight goes up by 140 lbs
  • The following year (1967) receives a dual master cylinder brake system, dashboard safety padding, and sun visors. A newly available “Custom” package adds rear quarter windows, chrome hubcaps, a cigar lighter, and misc. interior trim pieces. The rear quarter windows could be had as a standalone option
  • Later models receive more powerful alternators and higher front/rear axle load ratings
  • 1970 models receive a new, fully synchronized 3spd manual transmission. The 170ci base engine is replaced by a new 198ci engine
  • The A100 was produced from 1964 to 1970, and was replaced by the B-van
Seller Notes:
  • 83k original miles
  • Excellent original condition
  • Original 225 slant six/ 3spd on the tree
  • Rear quarter window option
  • Runs and drives excellent. Shifts great. No leaks
  • All interior gauges work properly and all electrical works as it should
  • Original wheels wrapped in brand new tires
  • Fires right up every time

 

  • Location: Dover, Massachusetts – (more photos below)
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  • Disclaimer: New Old Cars LLC is not affiliated with or endorsed by Hemmings


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*SAE rated from factory. May not reflect current output.
*Performance numbers pulled from either the factory brochure or reputable automotive road tests.
*Base price when new does not reflect original MSRP of this particular car, nor does it reflect what the original owner paid for it.
*Advertised price at time of posting. Sellers can raise or lower prices on their original ad at any time. Click on the original ad to view current price/availability.
Mileage Disclaimer: NOC has not confirmed if the mileage stated by the seller is true and accurate. It is up to the buyer to verify these claims. Vehicle history reports, service records stating mileage, and even inspections of odometer tampering are recommended.