Dodge Challenger was second attepmt (after Dodge Charger) of Dodge to make a competitor for Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro in the segment of "pony cars". Comparing to the Charger this car was slightly smaller, but his interior was more luxurious. Also there was wide range of engines available for Challenger, most of them large V8. Unfortunately despite being quite good car Challenger was introduced too late and couldn’t compete with Ford Mustang that was already dominating the market of "pony cars".
Why is it legendary?
Dodge Challenger became a legend after becoming the main car in famous "Vanishing Point" movie in 1971.