New Dodge Charger takes on last General LeeS

Who wouldn't want to see the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T spank the ol' "General Lee." And no, not just a '69 Charger somebody painted orange to look like the General, but an actual survivor from the set of the TV series.

Yup, Edmunds Inside Line pitted a General Lee actually used in filming the show. In fact, according to Ben Jones, who played Cooter on The Dukes of Hazzard, as well as builders involved with the show, 256 General Lees were used to film the series.

Click to viewAnd this, apparently, is the only R/T 440 that's left.

So which Mopar muscle car wins? In 0-60 time, the 2011 R/T obviously wins, but in overall cool factor? Easy, the classic '69 General Lee.

I mean come on, it's the General Lee.

Read more over at Edmunds or click the link at the left to see the video.