Plymouth GTX 426 Hemi Streetfighter X (1:18, GMP)

  • Plymouth GTX 426 Hemi Streetfighter X (from 1970)
  • GMP
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • red
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
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Limited edition
 
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The story of the Plymouth GTX 426 Hemi Streetfighter X

The Plymouth GTX 426 Hemi Streetfighter X is a legendary muscle car that was first introduced in 1967 and produced until 1971. It belongs to the second generation of the Plymouth GTX, the successor to the Belvedere, and was designed as the ultimate street fighter. The car was the result of intense development work by engineers like John E. Herlitz, who played a significant role in the design. Herlitz helped determine the aerodynamic and stylistic features of the car, which are still considered milestones in automotive history. The car was conceived as direct competition to other muscle cars of that time like the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro.


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Technical data and details of the Plymouth GTX 426 Hemi Streetfighter X

The Plymouth GTX 426 Hemi Streetfighter X was equipped with an impressive 426 cubic inch Hemi engine that delivered 425 horsepower at 5000 rpm. The braking distance and driving stability of the vehicle were ensured by high-performance brakes and an improved suspension system. One standout feature was the TorqueFlite 727 automatic transmission, which provided smooth and powerful gear shifts. The predecessor of the GTX, the Belvedere, laid the foundation for these technologies. The 426 Hemi engine is still considered one of the most powerful and reliable Detroit-built designs to date. The body was designed for high performance, resulting in an aggressive yet elegant appearance.

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The GMP 1/18 scale model car

The model car shown here, a precision-crafted vehicle in 1/18 scale, can be distinguished by the brand and quality of GMP. The attention to detail is remarkable, evident in all aspects of the model construction. In the photos by Modelly member "BMWZ1," two variants of this model are shown, differing in the paint job and stripes on the hood. Both models showcase the distinctive elements of the original, such as the twin headlights and the iconic front end. The models are in a vibrant red color, with one of the vehicles sporting striking black stripes on the hood. These details make the miniatures look more realistic, showcasing the high-quality craftsmanship and attention to detail of GMP.

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Temporal context of the Plymouth GTX 426 Hemi Streetfighter X

To better understand the significance of this impressive vehicle, it is helpful to recall some key events of 1967. In this year, the World Economic Forum was held for the first time in Davos, Switzerland. Also in 1967, The Beatles released their iconic album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band." These and other historical events help illustrate the temporal context of the Plymouth GTX 426 Hemi Streetfighter X and appreciate its long-term relevance in automotive history.


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