NEWHALL DODGE CHARGER STILL BEST-LOVED FILM CAR.

Byline: Carol Rock Staff Writer

NEWHALL - A 1969 Dodge Charger that was built in downtown Newhall and roared through the Valencia Oaks Ranch canyons when they doubled for Hazzard County is the top ``character'' vehicle in the hearts of car enthusiasts nationwide, according to a survey done by a Michigan insurance firm that specializes in picture cars.

The tangerine-color General Lee, made popular in ``The Dukes of Hazzard'' series that ran on CBS from 1979 to 1985, is the car most beloved by movie and TV fans around the world. The car has its own fan club, and its unique coloring, Confederate flag roof and racing numbers are as revered