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The Wheel Thing: A Stormtrooper Dodge Charger




A small fleet of Dodge Charger Hellcats, with special Star Wars stormtrooper trim.
A small fleet of Dodge Charger Hellcats, with special Star Wars stormtrooper trim.
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In the midst of Star Wars mania, a hot, black & white muscle car rolled up into our parking lot at the Mohn Broadcast Center. It was a 700 horsepower Dodge Charger Hellcat, tricked out to look, a little at least, like a stormtrooper.

It's part of a cross-promotion (of course) between Disney, Dodge and Hot Wheels. But we couldn't resist taking the Stormtrooper Hellcat for a spin. It turned some heads, and we burned some rubber.

This Charger starts at $63K, and although our motor critic, Susan Carpenter, thinks it's a little overdone, she does appreciate the utility of a four-door family sedan with a 6.2 liter supercharged V-8.

Ride along with us, as we test out the Stormtrooper Charger.