Toyota Supra Targa (1:18, Ertl)

  • Toyota Supra Targa (from 1995)
  • Ertl
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • racing / multicolored
  • 33547
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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A Legendary Appearance of the Fourth Generation

The prototype of the diecast model car in 1/18 scale, manufactured by Ertl, is the iconic Toyota Supra Targa. This car is part of the fourth generation of the Toyota Supra, which was produced from 1993 to 2002. The fourth generation, known under the internal model code JZA80, was designed by the renowned designer Tetsuya Tada. The Supra MK4 was characterized by its distinctive aerodynamics design, long wheelbase, and short overhangs. Noteworthy was its performance: it could develop up to 280 hp in the Japanese version with the 2JZ-GTE, a 3.0-liter inline-six engine with a turbocharger, while exported models reached up to 330 hp.

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A Technical Masterpiece from Japan

The Toyota Supra Targa featured an impressive list of technical attributes. The 2JZ-GTE engine was known for its reliability and performance, even at high revs. This was supported by a 6-speed manual transmission from Getrag, which ensured precise and quick gear changes. Another technical highlight of the Supra was the Targa roof, which allowed for both open and closed drives. In addition, the car had an advanced chassis and braking system, specially developed for balanced and safe driving. The Targa version also offered additional rigidity and a more dynamic driving experience compared to conventional coupe versions.

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Iconic Status through Movie Appearances

The Toyota Supra Targa in the model by Ertl also gained significant iconic status through its appearances in movies. It became especially well-known through the 2001 film The Fast and the Furious, in which it was driven by Paul Walker's character. The bright orange Supra with striking graphics and an imposing rear spoiler became a symbol of street racing and is still considered a cult object in the tuning scene. The model detailedly showcases the characteristic features of this vehicle. The striking paint job and detailed decoration are clearly modeled after the car from the movie, making the model a real eye-catcher for fans.

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Exclusive Details and Tuning

This recognizable vehicle's model in 1/18 scale, manufactured by Ertl, contains numerous details of the iconic original car. These include the wheels from OZ Racing, which give the model an authentic look. Designed by Tetsuya Tada and with great attention to details such as the noticeable racing stripes, the model offers an accurate reproduction of the film version. The Supra shown in the film was prepared by the American tuning company Modern Image Signworks, which was founded in 1993 and is known worldwide for its striking vehicle designs. The combination of sporty design and the famous paint job makes the model car a must-have for collectors and fans of tuned vehicles.




Author: AI | Movie-Chris
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