Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1300 Junior (diecast 1:18, Minichamps)

  • Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1300 Junior (from 1966)
  • Minichamps
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • white
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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The Classic: Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1300 Junior

The Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1300 Junior is a classic compact coupe that was produced from 1965 to 1969. The car belongs to the first generation, known for its elegant design and excellent driving dynamics. It was designed by the talented designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, who was working at Bertone at the time. His design signature is clearly seen in the sharp lines and elegant shape of the vehicle. The Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1300 Junior was a lighter and less powerful version of the Giulia Sprint GT, featuring a 1.3-liter engine producing around 89 horsepower. This power may seem modest by today's standards, but it was quite impressive for a compact car in the 1960s.

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Technical Specs and Features

What's interesting about the technology of the Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1300 Junior is mainly its chassis. It was equipped with a double wishbone front suspension and a De Dion rear axle design, leading to excellent handling and a sporty driving experience. The power was transmitted through a 5-speed gearbox, which was already advanced for that time. With a top speed of about 170 km/h (105 mph) and a 0 to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration in around 12 seconds, the Giulia GT 1300 Junior was one of the most agile cars in its class. It succeeded the Giulietta Sprint, which was also a very popular model.

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The Minichamps Model Car in 1/18 Scale

Now let's take a look at the model car belonging to the collection of Modelly member "Oldtimer." This model is produced by Minichamps in 1/18 Scale. It's a high-quality diecast model, indicating top-notch material quality and durability. The numerous precise details on the model are striking. The perfect paintwork, detailed wheel hubs, and accurate badges make this model car a highlight in any collection. The interior is also skillfully replicated, with finely crafted seats and a correct dashboard.

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Interesting Facts and Historical Context

When the Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1300 Junior was first produced in 1965, some significant events took place. For instance, the Beatles released "Help!", and the civil rights movement in the USA achieved an important milestone with the Voting Rights Act. These historic events help better understand the historical context and appreciate the age of this classic vehicle. The Minichamps model in 1/18 scale is a must-have for collectors who appreciate the elegance and historical heritage of the Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1300 Junior.


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