General Lee (1969 Dodge Charger)

The General Lee is a modified 1969 Dodge Charger that was featured in the TV show "The Dukes of Hazzard," which aired from 1975 to 1989. It was painted bright orange, with "01" on the doors and a Confederate Flag on the roof. The doors are welded shut like a racing car. It is equipped with a CB radio and the famous "Dixie horn." It burns 12.8 gallons of gasoline per hour of routine usage (which almost never happens in when driven by the Duke boys). Visibility is good.


Subassemblies: Body +3, 4 wheels +1.

Powertrain: 319-kW wheeled drivetrain with Improved Suspension and 319-kW standard gasoline engine, 2,000-kWs lead acid battery.

Fuel: 19 gallons gasoline (Fire 11).

Occupancy: 1 NCS, 3 NPS.

Cargo: 50 cf.


Armor F RL B T U

All: 3/5 3/5 3/5 3/5 3/5



Body: Receive-only radio; short-range radio transmitter and receiver.



Size: 208"x76.6"x53.2" Payload: 0.5 tons Lwt.: 2.54 tons

Volume: 350 cf. Maint.: 96 hours Price: $43,399


HT: 12. HPs: 225 Body, 45 each Wheel.


gSpeed: 131 gAccel: 9 gDecel: 10 gMR: 0.75 gSR: 5

Ground Pressure High. 1/6 Off-Road speed.


Design Notes:

Body is 318 cf; wheels are 31.8 cf. Structure is Light, Standard. The Extra Detail for High Speed rule was used, which reduced gSpeed from 143. The car has improved suspension (+0.25 gMR, +1 gSR) and a CB radio. Armor is cheap metal. Mechanical controls. Design empty weight is 4,162 lbs., which is 11% over the historical value of 3,671 lbs. List price for an unmodified 1969 Dodge Charger was $4,641.


From the Aerodrome for GURPS

2008 by Jim Antonicic