Rare Pink Dodge Challenger Muscle Car Stolen

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A Rare Pink Dodge Challenger Muscle Car Stolen by crooks has been found. Inspector Clouseau never had it so easy.

Some thieves in Tennessee had the bright idea to steal a Furious Fuchsia-colored 2010 Dodge Challenger R/T, one of the most distinct vehicles ever made. The bulky coupe was a special edition throwback to the “Panther Pink” Challengers of the 1970s, which used the name under license from the comedy franchise.

The crooks grabbed the eye-catching muscle car from the driveway of a Mt. Juliet home just after 1AM on Saturday, according to News Channel 5. A security camera from a home nearby captured audio of what sounds like a truck backing up and then stealing the vehicle.

As the morning progressed, the car, one of just 1,000 like it that were built, may have been involved in a high speed chase through town that reached speeds of 100 mph, as reported by News 4. Police located it near a Subaru that had been reported stolen and pursued the two vehicles. The Dodge sped off, while the Subaru was abandoned as its driver escaped into the woods on foot.

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On Monday, police got a call from a fisherman who came across the Challenger parked near a boat ramp on the Cumberland River in nearby Nashville. He happened to see the news report and knew he had the catch of the day.

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Police have not yet to identify any suspects in this case.

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