Dodge Charger General Lee (1:18, AutoWorld)

  • Dodge Charger General Lee (from 1969)
  • AutoWorld
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • orange
  • AW964
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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The Legendary 1969 Dodge Charger

The scale 1/18 model car, manufactured by AutoWorld, represents the famous 1969 Dodge Charger, also known as General Lee, which became famous mainly through the TV series The Dukes of Hazzard. The 1969 model, part of the second generation produced from 1968 to 1970, is a symbol of American automotive culture and represents the distinctive muscle cars of the late '60s. Its predecessor was the 1966-1967 Dodge Charger, which set new standards with its aerodynamic design and powerful engines.

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Technical Mastery and Design

The engineers, under the leadership of Carroll Shelby, developed a technical masterpiece with the 1969 Dodge Charger. The vehicle was offered with various powerful V8 engines, including the legendary 426 HEMI engine, which delivered an incredible 425 horsepower. The Charger was available with a Torqueflite three-speed automatic transmission or a four-speed manual transmission and featured an innovative suspension system with torsion bar suspension at the front axle and leaf springs at the rear axle, resulting in impressive road handling.

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Iconic Features and Paintwork

Another characteristic feature of the 1969 Dodge Charger is its striking design. The 1/18 scale model made by AutoWorld shows the distinctive orange with the “01” on the doors and the Confederate flag on the roof, which became famous in the TV series The Dukes of Hazzard. This paint work, combined with the vehicle's muscular, aggressive look and the distinctive lines, make the car an icon. The wheels, in a distinctive Vector style, were specifically optimized for racing on unpaved roads, a nod to the rapid chases in the series.

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Film and TV Appearances

The General Lee achieved cult status through its appearance in the TV series The Dukes of Hazzard, which aired from 1979 to 1985. The series, revolving around the escapades of the Duke family, showcased the death-defying stunts and breathtaking jumps of the 1969 Dodge Charger, making it legendary. The series significantly contributed to the popularity of the vehicle and made it a symbol of adventure, freedom, and rebellion. The 1/18 scale model by AutoWorld captures these iconic moments perfectly and is a must-have for any fan of the series and automotive history.




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