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The seventh installment of Star Warsis coming out towards the end of the year, and with iconic movies and other media comes iconic cars to help represent them.  Cars have long been associated in media, specifically TV, movies and even sports.  The Dodge Charger Storm Trooper Edition (seen above) is no exception.  It is the latest in a long line of cars that practically identify as a character in the show or movie.  There was the Ford Mustang in Bullitt, the Pontiac Trans Am in Knight Rider, the Acura MDX in The Avengers, and so on.

The nice part here is that a lot of theseiconic vehicles are still available for sale one way or another, meaning you can get these kinds of cars either new, slightly used or used. Let’s take a look at some of them.

Dodge Challenger

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The Dodge Challenger regularly appeared in The Dukes of Hazzard, but that particular car was actually the two-door Charger.  The essence of the car remains the same deep down.  The Challenger is in its third generation, which includes a face lift and Hellcat option for the 2015 model year.  The more important thing for this conversation is the face lift because the face lift takes the retro feeling a nice step forward.  I’m at the point where the 2015 model year makes me do a double take because the retro styling looks so close to the older generation!

(Even though I focused on the face lift I’m not taking anything away from the Hellcat because 707hp is straight up impressive.)

So the Dodge Challenger isn’t available here at Hertz Car Sales, but if we circle back to the Dodge Charger Storm Trooper Edition we can look at other Chargers that are for sale here.  The one in the picture below provides all of the room and performance for just over $17,000.

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See this Charger here

New York Yankees Ford Mustang

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The New York Yankees is interesting because you really need to be some sort of a super fan to appreciate what Ford did with this particular Mustang.  I like the Yankees but this car is quite honestly a little over the top for me.  But as they say, “To each his own.”

Now you can seek out the rare Yankees edition Mustang, or search for the classic regular or GT versions.

Hummer H2

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The Hummer H2 was the staple vehicle of CSI: Miami even after the H2 discontinued production.  This is an indicator of just how iconic and influential the H2 was during the 2000s.  It was still OK to drive by the average consumer until 2008 when gas prices skyrocketed.  Now the H2 has become harder to come by, but maybe a few of these will reemerge as the gas prices continue to drop rapidly.

As the Hummer line slowly retreats into the abyss we are left with analyzing and coming up with other options for the H2.  In the present day the Chevrolet Tahoe is probably the most supported and well styled of the current SUVs, which is why organizations like the NJ State Police use it as a part of their police fleet.

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