How much is a replica of the General Lee?

Still, we doubt that you could build one this nice for the $79,900 asking price. If you want your own General Lee, you can find this one right here on Motorious at Garage Kept Motors in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Just keep an eye out for Boss Hogg.

Why does the General Lee have 01?

It was orange with a rebel flag painted on the roof, the words “GENERAL LEE” over each side window, and the number “01” on each door. Since it was built as a race car, a rollbar was installed, the doors were welded shut, and the windows were always left open for easy access in and out of the car.

What are the rims on the General Lee called?

As every fan knows, the wheels on the General Lee are not Mopar items – they’re aftermarket American Racing Vector “turbine”-style wheels. American Racing still sells them, in large part because of the demand created by the General Lee.

Where is the General Lee car?

Watson confirmed in 2020 he still owned the car and that he had removed the flag. After demands in 2020 for removal of Confederate symbols, the Volo Museum refused to remove the car they had owned since 2005, another one used during the first season. Grams said no one had complained to the museum.

What year of charger is the General Lee?

On November 11, 1978, a stuntman on the Georgia set of “The Dukes of Hazzard” launches the show’s iconic automobile, a 1969 Dodge Charger named the General Lee, off a makeshift dirt ramp and over a police car. That jump, 16 feet high and 82 feet long (its landing totaled the car), made TV history.

Was the General Lee a manual or automatic?

In reality, the General Lee had a three-speed automatic. The ’69 Charger ran a number of different motors, from 225, 318, two 383s, 426 Hemi, and two 440s. The Dukes of Hazzard primarily used the 383s, along with a few 318s and 440s, with the latter often reserved for jumps due to the extra power.

What engine is in the General Lee?

Engines. Engines in the TV show General Lees varied; they used 318, 383, and 440-cubic-inch engines. None of the TV series cars had the 426 Hemi, although in the 2005 The Dukes of Hazzard motion picture, Cooter replaced the “General’s” original engine with a Chrysler 426 Hemi engine.

How many General Lees were wrecked in the movie?

An estimated 300 cars were destroyed during the production process, and a handful of 18 cars were kept out of stunt scenes so they stayed in good enough condition to appear onscreen.

Who owns the original General Lee car?

golfer Bubba Watson
LEE 1 was sold to professional golfer Bubba Watson at the 2012 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction for US$110,000 (US$121,000 after buyer premium).