The Dukes of Hazzard is a popular tv show from 1979 to 1985. The general lee 1969 dodge charger get more attention through this amazing tv series. The Dukes of Hazzard General Lee car is one of the most famous classic cars in history. The car is a 1969 Dodge Charger R/T. There were 240 Dodge Chargers used during the production of the show and only 18 actually survived. The cars kept getting destroyed because of all the real stunts they would do with the Charger. General Lees were weighted down in the back to compensate for the weight of the engine in the front. The stunt managers welded steel boxes into the trunks of the cars and added weights as necessary, usually up to 400 pounds. The farther and higher a jump was, the more weight was necessary to balance the car. This is one of the most recognizable TV cars of all time. 440, Headers into dual exhaust, 727 Automatic, 8 3/4 Rear, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes, Bucket Seats.
The Dukes Of Hazzard 1969 dodge charger was named General Lee in reference to General Robert E. Lee because it has a battle flag of the Confederate States of America on the roof. It also has a horn which plays the song Dixie.
It has American Racing Vector 10 spoke turbine wheels, the number 01 pained on the door.