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When Australian Minister of Transport Milton Morris called the E49 and its competition “bullets on wheels,” it was the death knell for the muscle cars from down under. Fortunately, the VH Valiant Charger in the E49 configuration was already out and all 149 of them sold like hot cakes. With its mighty 265-cubic-inch slant-six with a racy cam and four-speed, the E49 set a production vehicle acceleration record that would stand for 27 years. Speed and rarity aside, the VH Valiant Charger represents the only car designed completely by Chrysler Australia.
— Official description [1]

The 1972 Chrysler VH Valiant Charger R/T E49 - abbreviated as Charger R/T E49, Dodge Charger 72 or Chrysler Valiant - is a muscle car by Chrysler featured in the Hot Wheels Expansion for Forza Horizon 3 and as standard in all subsequent titles.

It was unlockable in Forza Motorsport 7 by completing all the challenges for the Forzathon event Fingers Crossed in March 2018.

Synopsis

The Valiant Charger R/T was a series of muscle cars manufactured in Australia, with the E49 being the fastest out of all models. Unlike most 1970s muscle cars, the E49 uses an inline-6 engine instead of a V8.

Statistics

Icon Game ForzaMotorsport7 Speed 5.3 
Handling 3.7 
Acceleration 7.3 
Braking 3.6 
FM7 T1 D 362
Icon Unique Reward Complete all challenges for Fingers Crossed Price: ? CR
Collection Tier: 1 - Common (+60)
Top Speed: 143.1 mph  (230.2 km/h) Division: Classic Street Muscle
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 6.100 secs. 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 14.100 secs.
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 143.3 ft (43.7 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 363.0 ft (110.6 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 0.98 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 0.89 g
1/4 Mile: missing data  
Icon Game ForzaHorizon3 Speed 5.2 
Handling 4.9 
Acceleration 7.3 
Launch 6.6 
Braking 4.1 
C 529
Unlock: Purchase from the Autoshow Price: 60,000 CR or 120 T
Icon DLC Pack DLC: Requires the Hot Wheels Expansion pack
Top Speed: 141.4 mph  (227.5 km/h) Championship: Classic Muscle
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 6.084 secs. 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 14.082 secs.
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 187.7 ft (57.2 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 466.3 ft (142.1 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 0.73 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 0.72 g
Icon Game ForzaHorizon4 Speed 5.9 
Handling 4.7 
Acceleration 5.2 
Launch 6.7 
Braking 4.4 
C 557
Unlock: Purchase from the Autoshow Price: 60,000 CR
Rarity: Rare
Top Speed: 139.1 mph  (223.8 km/h) Championship: Classic Muscle
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 6.100 secs. 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 14.100 secs.
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 197.5 ft (60.2 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 489.6 ft (149.2 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 0.74 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 0.73 g


Conversions

Icon Engine Conversion - Engine
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport7 ?
Icon Game ForzaHorizon3 7.0L V8 - H
8.4L V10
6.5L V12
6.2L V8 - DSC
Icon Game ForzaHorizon4 3.2L I6
6.2L V8 (415 hp)
8.4L V10
6.2L V8 DSC
7.0L V8 - H
6.5L V12
Icon Drivetrain Conversion - Drivetrain
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport7 AWD
Icon Game ForzaHorizon3 AWD Drivetrain
Icon Game ForzaHorizon4 AWD Drivetrain
Icon Aspiration Conversion - Aspiration
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport7 Single Turbo
Positive-Displacement Supercharger
Icon Game ForzaHorizon3 Single Turbo
Positive-Displacement Supercharger
Icon Game ForzaHorizon4 Single Turbo
Positive-Displacement Supercharger

Trivia

  • The Valiant Charger is of Australian origin in real life, having been designed by Chrysler Australia, but is featured in Forza series titles as a United States model.
  • Hitting 200 mph (322 km/h) at any Speed Trap in the Valiant Charger unlocks the CHARGE! achievement.

Gallery

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References

  1. "Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels". forzamotorsport.net. Retrieved 08-31-2018.
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