There were two different 383 engines available for the 1969 dodge charger model year: 2 barrel and 4 barrel. The 2-barrel was rated at 290 hp. The four barrel engine was rated at 330 hp and was identified by the “pie tin” on the air cleaner as “383 / FOUR BARREL”. The 330hp engine was unique to the Charger model in 1969. While this engine was available with an un-silenced air cleaner option, it differed internally from the 335-hp 383 “Magnum”. In 1969 dodge charger the B-series engines were all painted turquoise with the exception of the 383 four speed , 440 Magnum and 426 Hemi . The 1969 dodge charger 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.