This '69 Dodge Daytona in Minnesota is one of a kind. Similar cars have sold for close to $1M

"Rides" is hosted by WDAY 970 radio personality and Hibbing, Minn. native Jay Thomas. The show features cool cars or just about anything with an engine. Know of a ride Jay's just got to see? Email him at

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A one of a kind 1969 Dodge Daytona with about 35,000 miles on it and still held by the original owner. How does that happen?

Well, a problem with the radio kept the miles down and a love of Dodge muscle cars took care of the rest.

This week, Jay introduces us to Mel Grile and what he calls his “One of One.” Similar cars have sold at auction for close to a million dollars. Mel’s is probably worth more than any of them.

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