1971 DODGE CHALLENGER (528) - 1:18 SCALE DIECAST MODEL

 

Described as Dodge’s answer to the Mustang and Camaro the Challenger was one of two Chrysler E-body cars (with the other being the slightly smaller Plymouth Barracuda). The Challenger was available in a staggering number of trim and option levels while also offering virtually every engine in Chrysler's inventory.

Performance engine options in R/T (Road/Track) models started with a 383 CID Magnum V8, rated at 335 bhp (249.8 kW). Standard transmission was a 3-speed manual. Optional R/T engines were the 375 bhp (279.6 kW) 440 cu in (7.2 L) Magnum, the 390 bhp (290.8 kW) 440 CID Six-Pack and the 425 bhp (316.9 kW) 426 cu in (7 L) Hemi. Other options included a TorqueFlite automatic or pistol-grip Hurst-shifted four-speed transmission, 3.55:1 or 3.90:1 gears, as well as manual or power steering.

 

THIS DIECAST MODEL CAR IS MANUFACTURED UNDER LICENCE FOR DODGE BY HIGHWAY 61.

 

FEATURES

 

- "Limited Production" and a true collectible model replica.
- Opening front doors, hood and boot w/ discrete door hinges.
- Authentically reproduced vehicle specific details including front grill and headlight cluster, hood scoops w/ bonnet locks and subtle chrome trim work.
- Fabulous gloss black paint finish w/ authentic emblems and quality clear plastic to windscreens.
- Authentically reproduced Mopar "528ci" HEMI V8 engine and engine bay w/ wired distributor, soft hoses and beautifully detailed accessories (has to be seen to truly appreciate the detail).
- Very detailed undercarriage including rolling wheels, working suspension, tailshaft rotates with rear wheels, working steering, factory colour coded components.
- Beautifully replicated chrome "Keystone" rims w/ soft rubber treaded fronts and Goodyear slicks.
- Authentically reproduced interior in black and timber-look trim w/ reclining seats, webbing and etch metal to seat belts, rubber mats and flocked carpet and finely detailed chrome parts.
- This item comes packaged new in a window box.

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