Ford Mustang BOSS 429 (1:18, Customized)

  • Ford Mustang BOSS 429 (from 1970)
  • Ertl Umgebautes Modell
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • Grabber Orange
  • Not specified
  • Not specified
  • Not for sale
 
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Model car and the original: Ford Mustang BOSS 429

The Ford Mustang BOSS 429 is a super cool car from the history of American muscle cars. It was first made in 1969 as part of the third generation of Mustangs. This generation ran from 1969 to 1970 and introduced many powerful models, including the BOSS 429. This car was made to show off Ford's love for motorsports and technical skills. Developed to race in NASCAR, the Ford Mustang BOSS 429 had a super powerful 7.0-liter V8 engine that was estimated to have 375 horsepower. This engine was designed by Roy Lunn, one of Ford's tech wizards back then.

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The 1/18 scale model by Ertl

The model shown here in a 1/18 scale was made by Ertl and is loved by collectors worldwide. However, this is a modified model different from the original made by Ertl. From the pictures, it looks like this miniature Ford Mustang BOSS 429, part of the collection from Modelly member "Collieracer," has been highly customized. Upon close inspection, you can see modifications like the yellow model with black racing stripes and the red model with black hood stripes and a hood that has a mean-looking air intake. These modifications made by collectors and enthusiasts show a real passion for authenticity and detail in model building.

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Technical data and details of the original

The original Ford Mustang BOSS 429 was built by Ford to homologate a powerful engine for NASCAR racing. The 429-cubic-inch V8 engine had a hemispherical combustion chamber for better performance and efficiency. With a peak output of 375 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque, this car could reach impressive speeds, making it a favorite among muscle car fans. Besides its powerful performance, the BOSS 429 also stood out for its unique appearance, featuring large rear wheel arches and a distinctive hood design.

Interesting facts and events of 1969

In the year the Ford Mustang BOSS 429 was produced, there were some significant events. For example, in July 1969, the USA landed on the moon with the Apollo 11 mission – an event that changed the world. Also, the famous Woodstock music festival took place in August 1969, a milestone in music history that's still celebrated today. These examples help to understand the car's age and its historical context better.


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