1/24 Shelby® Mustang GT350H – Revell

1964 Mustang GT-350

  • Scale: 1/24
  • Length: 7-1/2″
  • Parts: 81
  • build time: 4 weeks

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Black and gold

When the number one car rental company, Hertz, decided its customers might want some cars with a little more ‘kick’, a special edition Shelby Mustang GT350 was created.
Black and gold finish this sleek looking Mustang GT-350 has become a legendary muscle car due to its unique heritage as part of a fascinating fleet of high performance “rent-a-rides.”

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These were brazenly fast machines for anyone accustomed to the typical rental car, and tales persist to this day of motors being temporarily removed from a rented GT-350H to power a racing GT-350.

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1/16 Scale – 1948 MG TC – Minicraft

1948 MG – TC

  • scale:1/16
  • manufactured by: minicraft models
  • Build Time: 2 months

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Sporty

The TC Midget was the first postwar MG, launched in 1945. It was quite similar to the pre-war TB, sharing the same 1,250 cc (76 cu in) OHV engine with a slightly higher compression ratio  giving it 54.5 bhp (40.6 kW) at 5200 rpm. MG also provided several alternative stages of tuning for “specific purposes”

It was exported to the United States, even though it was only ever built with right-hand drive. The export version had slightly smaller US specification sealed-beam headlights and larger twin rear lights, as well as turn signals and chrome-plated front and rear bumpers.

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Styling

The body was approximately 4 inches (100 mm) wider than the TB measured at the rear of the doors to give more cockpit space. The overall car width remained the same resulting in narrower running boards with two tread strips as opposed to the previous three. The tachometer was directly in front of the driver, while the speedometer was on the other side of the dash in front of the passenger.

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10,001 TCs were produced, from September 1945 (chassis number TC0251) to Nov. 1949 (chassis number TC10251), more than any previous MG modelFuel consumption was 28 mpg‑imp (10.1 L/100 km; 23.3 mpg‑US) Its 0–60 mph time was 22.7 seconds, a respectable performance at the time.

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1919 Hispano Suiza Type 15T scale 1/16

1919 The Alfonso Hispano Suiza

  • manufactured by: Gakken
  • Scale: 1/16
  • Approx Year of Manufacture: 70’s
  • Build time: 2 months

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“Spanish-Swiss” is the literal translation for Hispano-Suiza; and the Alfonso for whom this particular model was named was the King of Spain. Chief engineer Marc Birkigt was the Swiss connection. That his nationality was honored in naming the Barcelona company in 1904 was quite unusual and a huge honour. The then 26-year-old Birkigt   would eventually be regarded as among the most talented automobile engineers
in history.