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    ETC: What if all famous movie cars had to be cheap?
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    Hero cars in films need to be sexy. It's why Doc Brown and Marty went back in time in a DeLorean, and why Bo and Luke Duke tore about Hazzard County in a Dodge Charger. The stars of the show need to get about in something cool. Artist Gerald Bear seems to disagree with this notion, as his latest ...

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    Video: Polaris RZR in spectacular Dukes Of Hazzard cliff-climb mishap
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    If Bo Duke were still going at it today, he might have a buzz cut and drive an orange Polaris RZR, but he sure as Hell wouldn't crash his ride – especially if Luke Duke were in the passenger seat. That said, this modern-day Dukes of Hazzard wannabe didn't have his cousin riding shotgun, and ...

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    Video: Watch a semi-truck go airborne and explode on impact
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    Dash cams have caught some pretty amazing events on camera, as the unforgettable sights of the meteor that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia proved in February. As another example, a trucker driving through Greensburg, Indiana, had his dash cam rolling when another semi truck caught major air ...

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    Report: Contrary to reports, Dukes of Hazzard merchandise not having Confederate flag removed?
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    Fear not, Dukes of Hazzard fans, no one is going to mess with the General Lee. After a forum post on HobbyTalk.com indicated that Tomy Toys, manufacturer of all official Dukes of Hazzard merchandise, would no longer produce scale models of the show's famous 1969 Dodge Charger with its Confederate ...

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    Did someone really order this Alfa Romeo 8C with a General Lee paint scheme?
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    Yup. Someone has apparently taken it upon themselves to slather the slinkiest of Alfa Romeo models with the bright orange paint and stars and bars of the General Lee from The Dukes of Hazzard. Why? Because if you have enough cash to park an 8C Competizione in your expansive garage, you can paint ...

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    Auctions: Barrett-Jackson 2012: Dukes of Hazzard 1969 Dodge Charger General Lee falls flat [UPDATE: w/video]
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    What's "the most famous television car in the world"? We suppose that depends on who you ask, but to many, nothing but the General Lee could possibly hold the title. Of course, there wasn't just one General Lee. In fact, scores of orange Dodge Chargers were filmed for "The Dukes of Hazzard," and ...

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    Houston police catch man in "Dukes of Hazzard" style Charger after high-speed chase
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    A Houston, Texas, man is likely out of his freedom and his General Lee-style Dodge Charger following a police chase. According to news reports from Houston, police clocked the man going 120 mph on a city freeway. To catch him, police had to run his plate through their database, which led them to ...

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    Video: Turns out a Dixie Horn doesn't ensure a smooth landing
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    Let us count the ways in which this stunt fails: No Dodge Charger. No Waylon Jennings. No Daisy Duke. Need we even continue? Listen kids, if you're going to pull off a successful Duke boys stunt, you need more than a J.C. Whitney horn. While we give these guys credit for the ...

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    Official: Duke Boys' first General Lee goes to Barrett-Jackson [w/video]
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    The very first 1969 Dodge Charger General Lee from "The Dukes of Hazzard" is headed under the gavel at Barret-Jackson. The vehicle was created specifically for the show's intro and made just one jump before being retired. Why the short life span? That first leap was an impressive feat, vaulting ...

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    Video: General Lee takes on Bandit T/A in classic Hollywood car showdown [w/poll]
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    You don't have to be born in the 1960s or 1970s to be able to recognize the General Lee from The Dukes of Hazzard and the Pontiac Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit. These old school four-wheeled stars seem to transcend demographics thanks to the miles of film that show the orange 1969 Dodge ...

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    Video: Stuntman in General Lee biffs Dukes of Hazzard stunt attempt
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    Just a good ol' boy. Tryin' to jump real high. Beats all you ever saw, fightin' physical law and thinkin' he's gonna fly. Bendin' his fenders. Breakin' his car. He easily cleared that copper, but then took it just a bit too far. Owning a "General Lee" Dodge Charger replica can be a lot ...

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    Video: Chevy Silverado flies high above Dunes of Hazard
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    The video posted after the jump shows some good ol' boys, never meaning no harm. They've been causing trouble at Michigan's Silver Lake dunes since the day they were born. And whoever's behind the wheel did cause some harm, however, because this particular Chevrolet Silverado is going to need ...

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    Video: Inside Line pits 2011 Charger R/T against the General Lee, classic still cooler
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    When the folks at Inside Line got their hands on a 2011 Dodge Charger R/T, they decided to run a comparison test against an older Charger. No, not a last generation model – a 1969 General Lee that was actually used on the Dukes of Hazzard TV show. The bright orange Charger was supplied by ...

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    First Drive: 2011 Dodge Charger
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    The Duke Boys Would Approve

    2011 Dodge Charger - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Bo and Luke have matured a bit since The Dukes of Hazzard went off the air in 1985. The pair drove, crashed and flew plenty of Rebel-flagged Chargers in their day. Having matured past these antics, both men ...

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    On This Day in History: General Lee makes iconic jump [w/video]
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    The General Lee soared into our hearts 32 years ago today – Click above to watch video after the jump
    On this very day in 1978, a stunt man on the set of new show called The Dukes of Hazzard made television history. Of course, he didn't know it at the time, but the sight of him soaring ...

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    Video: Local Motors Rally Fighter channels its inner General Lee
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    2010 Local Motors Rally Fighter – Click above to see video after the jump
    Local Motors hasn't generated a whole lot of publicity since it debuted its crowd-sourced Rally Fighter off-road coupe at last year's SEMA show, but that doesn't mean the small-scale, forward-thinking builder hasn't ...

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    Jeep CJ-7 turned General Lee violates natural order of things
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    There are fantastic combinations, like bacon and, well, just about anything, and then there are things that should never be combined. Jeep CJ-7s are super iconic, and they represent the pinnacle of AMC's stewardship of the brand. Though the Dukes of Hazzard itself was no Citizen Kane, every kid of ...

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    General Lee No. 1 to appear in April's DuPont Registry
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    Bummed that you missed out on John Schneider's (aka: Bo Duke) personal General Lee when it sold at Barret Jackson earlier this year for $450,000? Well, we've got good news for you then, as LEE 1 is scheduled to appear in the April issue of DuPont Registry with an as-yet unknown price tag attached. ...

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    VIDEO: John Schneider watching the waning moments of his General Lee's record auction
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    Though it hasn't been determined yet whether or not the final bid is an honest one, the eBay Motors auction for John Schneider's 1969 Dodge Charger that was originally used on his hit TV show, The Dukes of Hazzard, was a wild ride that ended last Friday with a winning bid of $9,900,500. As we ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: John Schneider's General Lee going for $2.3 million
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    Click image for full gallery of John Schneider's original General Lee var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/offbeat_news/John_Schneider_s_original_General_Lee_going_for_2_3_million_on_eBay'; While we might stop just short of calling it "The most famous model of the most famous car in the world!" as ...

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