1969 ½ Dodge Super Bee A12 aka Super Bee has a lot in common with Dodge Coronet. This is because Super Bee is basically an improved version of Coronet.
The 1968 Super Bee came with a standard 383 cid engine or the legendary 426 cid engine Hemi Cuda. Then later in mid-1969, the Dodge manufacturer made a Six Pack 440 cid engine with a double barrel carburetor.
The 1969 ½ Dodge Super Bee A12 with a Six Pack engine is known to the public with an option code A12. It can be identified by the features of matte-black fiberglass hoods with wide air scoops.
The A12 Super Bee engine can produce 390hp of power and a maximum torque of 490lb. It matches the specifications of the Hemi Cuda. So you get a car with almost the same power but at a cheaper price.
Little facts from 1969 ½ Dodge Super Bee A12 that need to be known. Some of the initial units of the A12 underwent final assembly by an outside vendor called Creative Industries located in Detroit.
100 units that were originally built as 383 Coronets, were sent from the Chrysler Assembly Plant to the Creative Industries to be fitted with Six Pack engines along with some special features of the A12.
The first generation, 100 units with big block engines are equipped with aluminum intake manifolds from Edelbrock.