There were two different 383 four barrel motors. One was just the 383 four barrel (as noted on the “pie tin” on the air cleaner) and was used in Charger S/E cars with A/C and was rated at 330 HP. This motor came from the factory with a Holley single pumper carb on it. In 1969 this motor was painted turquoise. The other was the 383 magnum four barrel. It had the Carter AVS carb, a windage tray in the oil pan and was rated at 335 HP. The motor was also used in Road Runners and Super Bee’s as well. The “pie tin” on this air cleaner said “383 magnum”. The magnum motor was painted “hemi orange” in color.
The 1969 model year brought few modifications. Exterior changes included a new grille with a center divider and new longitudinal taillights both designed by Harvey J. Winn. A new trim line called the Special Edition (SE) was added. This could be available by itself or packaged with the R/T, thus making an R/T-SE. The SE added leather inserts to the front seats only, chrome rocker moldings, a wood grain steering wheel and wood grain inserts on the instrument panel. A sunroof was added to the option list as well, and saw only 260 sold installations. The bumble bee stripes returned as well, but were changed slightly. Instead of four stripes it now featured one huge stripe framed by two smaller stripes. In the middle of the stripe an R/T cutout was placed. If the stripe was deleted, a metal R/T emblem was placed where the R/T cutout was. Total production was around 89,199 units.