1971 Chrysler Valiant VG – Today’s Aussie Muscle Tempter

By: James Robinson, Unique Cars magazine

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1971 Chrysler Valiant VG 1971 Chrysler Valiant VG

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The Chrysler Valiant VG is a range of vehicles built by Chrysler Australia between March 1970 and May 1971.

The VG was the eighth locally built Chrysler Valiant model, and replaced the outgoing VF range.

Changes made over its predecessor were mostly cosmetic in nature, with the VG receiving a new front grille, rectangular headlights and horizontal taillights.

The VG was made available to customers in a number of different body styles that comprised a four-door sedan, five-door wagon, two-door hardtop and a two-door ute.

Power was derived from either a 3.5lt, 3.7lt or 4.0lt inline six cylinder or a 5.2lt V8, and the shove from these donks was sent to the VGs rear wheels via either a three-speed manual or three-speed automatic transmission.

Although the VG was built for just 14 short months, it was a highly successful model for Chrysler, with over 52,900 VGs being produced.

This particular VG is a ’71 hardtop coupe and comes equipped with the 5.2lt bent-eight donk and three-speed automatic transmission.

According to the seller, the VG has had a complete restoration that has included a bare-metal respray and reconditioning of the motor.

The VG is $39,500 and anyone interested in this awesome Aussie muscle car can view the full listing here.

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