Yes, the Dukes of Hazzard General Lee is highly recognizable. But can you identify a Dodge Charger that isn’t a 1969? Or one that isn’t bright orange with a Confederate flag on top? Fact is, Dodge made some pretty sweet Chargers before and after the General Lee jumped its first washed-out bridge. If you’re a Mopar fan, you’re probably accomplished at identifying early Dodge Chargers from, say, 1966-74.

For the rest of us, here’s a quick guide to identifying the years of early-model Dodge Chargers.


Graphic by: Lori Sams

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Author: David Fuller

David Fuller is OnAllCylinders' managing editor. During his 20-year career in the auto industry, he has covered a variety of races, shows, and industry events and has authored articles for multiple magazines. He has also partnered with mainstream and trade publications on a wide range of editorial projects. In 2012, he helped establish OnAllCylinders, where he enjoys covering all facets of hot rodding and racing.