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{{casting|name=Pepsi Challenger|series=|number=2023|years=1982|designer=|image=05063.jpg}}
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{{casting|name=Pepsi Challenger|series=[[1982 Hot Wheels]]|number=#2023|years=1982 Only (As "Pepsi Challenger")|designer=?|image=Pepsi_Challenger.jpg}}
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==Description==
This funny car is based on the top fuel funny car driven by Don Prudhomme and released in 1982 as the '''Pepsi Challenger''' in yellow. Similar to [[Army Funny Car]], [[Human Torch]] and [[Screamin']].
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This is the Dodge Omni top fuel funny car driven by Don "Snake" Prudhomme during 1981. It was part of the Hot Wheels line-up for 1982 only. Related models are the [[Army Funny Car]], [[Human Torch]] and [[Screamin']].
   
 
==Versions==
 
==Versions==
The Pepsi Challenger has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:
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The '''Pepsi Challenger''' has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:
   
 
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Year'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Series'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Series'''
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Color / Tampo'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Color'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Tampo'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Base Color'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Base Color'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Window Color'''
 
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Toy #'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Toy #'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Country'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Country'''
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Notes / Variations'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Notes'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Photo'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Photo'''
 
 
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|1982
 
|1982
|[[1982 Hot Wheels]]
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|[[1982 Hot Wheels|Hot Wheels]]
|yellow
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|Yellow
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|Pepsi Logo on Hood & Sides;  "PEPSI CHALLENGER on Front Spoiler & Sides; "DON 'Snake' PRUDHOMME" on Sides; Snake Logo on Hood
 
|Unpainted / Metal
 
|Unpainted / Metal
 
|N/A
 
|N/A
|unpainted metal
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|Unpainted Metal
|Blackwalls
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|[[BW]]
 
|2023
 
|2023
 
|Hong Kong
 
|Hong Kong
|blue, red and white, "PEPSI CALLENGER" '''with''' Snake on hood and "Don 'Snake' Prudome" on sides tampos
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|Lift-up Body
 
|[[Image:Pepsi_Challenger.jpg|75px]]
 
|[[Image:Pepsi_Challenger.jpg|75px]]
 
 
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|-
 
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|1982
 
|1982
|[[1982 Hot Wheels]]
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|[[1982 Hot Wheels|Hot Wheels]]
|yellow
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|Yellow
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|Pepsi Logo on Hood & Sides;  "PEPSI CHALLENGER on Front Spoiler & Sides; "DON 'Snake' PRUDHOMME" on Sides; Snake Logo on Hood
 
|Unpainted / Metal
 
|Unpainted / Metal
 
|N/A
 
|N/A
|unpainted metal
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|Unpainted Metal
|Blackwalls
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|[[BW]]
 
|2023
 
|2023
|Hong Kong
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|Malaysia
|blue, red and white, "PEPSI CALLENGER" '''with-out''' Snake on hood and "Don 'Snake' Prudome" on sides tampos
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|Lift-up Body
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|[[Image:Pepsi_Challenger.jpg|75px]]
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|1982
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|[[1982 Hot Wheels|Hot Wheels]]
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|Yellow
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|Pepsi Logo on Hood & Sides;  "PEPSI CHALLENGER on Front Spoiler & Sides; "DON 'Snake' PRUDHOMME" NOT on Sides; Snake Logo NOT on Hood
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|Unpainted / Metal
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|N/A
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|Unpainted Metal
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|[[BW]]
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|2023
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|Malaysia
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|Lift-up Body; References to Don "Snake" Prudhomme Omitted
 
|[[Image:Pepsi_Challenger_WOsnake.JPG|75px]]
 
|[[Image:Pepsi_Challenger_WOsnake.JPG|75px]]
 
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== Same castings issued with different names ==
 
== Same castings issued with different names ==
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<gallery>
 
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Image:Screamin'_Red.JPG|1985
 
Image:Screamin'_Red.JPG|1985
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Image:Screamin'_Grn.JPG|1986
 
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</gallery>
 
 
[[Category:1982 Hot Wheels]]
 
[[Category:1982 Hot Wheels]]
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[[Category:Discontinued Vehicles]]
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[[Category:Vehicles with Movable Parts]]
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[[Category:Funny Cars]]
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[[Category:Dragsters]]
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[[Category:Dodge Vehicles]]
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[[Category:Licensed Hot Wheels]]
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[[Category:American Cars]]
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[[Category:1:64]]

Revision as of 06:41, March 3, 2020

Pepsi Challenger
Debut Series 1982 Hot Wheels
Produced 1982 Only (As "Pepsi Challenger")
Designer  ?
Number #2023
Pepsi Challenger

Description

This is the Dodge Omni top fuel funny car driven by Don "Snake" Prudhomme during 1981. It was part of the Hot Wheels line-up for 1982 only. Related models are the Army Funny CarHuman Torch and Screamin'.

Versions

The Pepsi Challenger has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
1982 Hot Wheels Yellow Pepsi Logo on Hood & Sides;  "PEPSI CHALLENGER on Front Spoiler & Sides; "DON 'Snake' PRUDHOMME" on Sides; Snake Logo on Hood Unpainted / Metal N/A Unpainted Metal BW 2023 Hong Kong Lift-up Body Pepsi Challenger
1982 Hot Wheels Yellow Pepsi Logo on Hood & Sides;  "PEPSI CHALLENGER on Front Spoiler & Sides; "DON 'Snake' PRUDHOMME" on Sides; Snake Logo on Hood Unpainted / Metal N/A Unpainted Metal BW 2023 Malaysia Lift-up Body Pepsi Challenger
1982 Hot Wheels Yellow Pepsi Logo on Hood & Sides;  "PEPSI CHALLENGER on Front Spoiler & Sides; "DON 'Snake' PRUDHOMME" NOT on Sides; Snake Logo NOT on Hood Unpainted / Metal N/A Unpainted Metal BW 2023 Malaysia Lift-up Body; References to Don "Snake" Prudhomme Omitted Pepsi Challenger WOsnake

Same castings issued with different names

Army Funny Car

Human Torch

Screamin'

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