1981 Dixie Challenger

The Hot Wheels Dixie Challenger, based on a 1973 Dodge Charger with triple opera windows, came out in 1981 – a new casting, but similar to the Rodger Dodger from 1974.  Later variations, from 1982 and 1986 have blue stripes on the roof in place of the stars and bars.

img_2946 img_29471981 | 3364 | Dixie Challenger | orange with blue and white trim, stars on roof | Hong Kong | blackwalls

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Marc Bosworth is an artist who teaches printmaking and works as an art director. He lives in a 100-year-old bungalow in Wichita with his lovely wife and their young ninja son.
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