Ford , Shelby G.T. 350 (diecast 1:18, Exact Detail (Lane))

  • Ford , Shelby G.T. 350 (from 1967)
  • Exact Detail (Lane)
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • silver
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
Limited edition
 
modelcar Ford , Shelby G.T. 350 produced by Exact Detail (Lane) 1:18 2

Insight into the History of the Ford Shelby G.T. 350

The Ford Shelby G.T. 350 is a legend in the automotive world. This iconic vehicle belongs to the first generation produced from 1965 to 1970. It was born out of a collaboration between engineer Carroll Shelby and Ford. The G.T. 350 was known for its high performance and distinctive design, quickly becoming a favorite among car enthusiasts. The Ford Shelby G.T. 350 was famed for its powerful 4.7-liter V8 engine, delivering around 306 horsepower. This car provided impressive acceleration and a sporty driving experience.

A notable technical feature of the Ford Shelby G.T. 350 was its specially tuned suspension, ensuring excellent road handling. Other technical highlights included a high-performance intake, special cylinder heads, and a 4-speed manual transmission. This car was equipped with an overdrive that further enhanced the driving experience. The G.T. 350 also had a special cooling system ensuring the engine stayed cool even under high loads. Some notable events in 1965 when the first generation of the G.T. 350 debuted include the birth of the internet with the realization of the first WAN connection, and the opening of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri. These examples illustrate the historical context in which this vehicle emerged.


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The Beauty of the Ford Shelby G.T. 350 Miniature Model by Exact Detail (Lane)

For miniature and model car collectors, the 1/18 scale model of the Ford Shelby G.T. 350 by Exact Detail (Lane) is a real highlight. This model car is based on the Diecast material and crafted with intricate details. Particularly striking are the faithfully replicated details. From the precisely sculpted ventilation openings on the hood to the fine lines that emphasize the real car character – every detail has been carefully considered. The miniature model is presented in a special paint scheme showing grey and silver tones in a harmonious combination. The white racing stripes running from the hood to the rear of the vehicle complete the sporty character.

The model car crafted in 1/18 scale by Exact Detail (Lane) also features the distinctive GT 350 logos on the sides and the iconic Shelby lettering on the rear. Interestingly, this model represents a limited edition, making it particularly appealing to collectors. The detailed reproduction also includes the original classic American Racing Torq Thrust wheels, typical of the Ford Shelby G.T. 350 of that era.

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Interesting Facts and Technical Features of the Ford Shelby G.T. 350

The Ford Shelby G.T. 350 was developed in response to the demand for high-performance vehicles. Carroll Shelby, the renowned American designer and racer, left his mark on this car by incorporating many race-ready components. Technical specifications included frame reinforcements, a specifically designed suspension, and high-performance shock absorbers that improved road handling. Another notable detail was the special braking system, providing quick stops and better control. The interior of the G.T. 350 was minimalist to save weight yet comfortable for the driver.

The skillful combination of a powerful engine and a lightweight chassis made the Ford Shelby G.T. 350 a favorite on racetracks and on the road. No other car in its class offered a comparable balance of speed and handling. Taking a glimpse at the year 1965, there were many significant events during that time. For example, The Beatles released the hit "Yesterday" in that year, and the Voting Rights Act was signed in the USA. These events help understand the decade and the cultural context in which the G.T. 350 emerged.


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