Rover P6 3500 (diecast 1:18, Modelcar Group)

  • Rover P6 3500 (from 1968)
  • Modelcar Group
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • red
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging does not exist
  • Not for sale
 
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Introduction to the History of the Rover P6 3500

The model that can be admired here in 1/18 scale is an accurate replica of the Rover P6 3500, manufactured by the renowned brand Modelcar Group. The Rover P6 series was originally produced from 1968 to 1977 and marked an era in British automotive history. Rover was known for its reputation of producing sturdy and reliable vehicles. The Rover P6 3500 was the high-performance V8 version of this series, using a 3.5-liter V8 engine. It's interesting to note that this engine was originally from Buick and later developed by Rover.

The designer behind the design was David Bache, who worked as the chief designer at Rover. His vision for the Rover P6 3500 was to create a modern and technologically advanced car that was stylish and functional at the same time. Technical highlights of the Rover P6 3500 included full independent suspension, disc brakes on all four wheels, and a DeDion rear axle. Rover focused on innovation and quality to stand out in the market. Another interesting detail is that the Rover P6 3500 was awarded the "European Car of the Year" in 1964, emphasizing its significance in the automotive industry.

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The 1/18 Diecast Model of the Rover P6 3500

This scale model, crafted in full view of 1/18 by Modelcar Group, is made from diecast material, giving it impressive durability and detail accuracy. The miniature clearly showcases the iconic lines and shapes of the original, including the distinctive front grille and square headlights. The detailed interior, visible instrument panels, and the sharp edges of the bodywork make this model a true collectible for vintage car enthusiasts.

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Outstanding Aesthetics and Details

The color scheme of the model is a striking red that perfectly reflects the aesthetics and style of the era. The roof is kept in contrasting black, creating a strong visual contrast that highlights the vehicle's lines. Other notable details are the fine chrome accents along the bodywork and the authentic badges taken from the original. The wheels and the type of rim are faithfully replicated, although specific information about the wheel manufacturers is not apparent. These visual details make the model particularly realistic and appealing.

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The Rover P6 3500 in Historical Context

To better understand the era in which the Rover P6 3500 was manufactured, there are some historical events that shaped its time. In 1968, when the Rover P6 3500 was first built, Martin Luther King was assassinated in the USA, triggering a significant political and social movement. Similarly, Apollo 8 landed in the same year as the first manned space mission to orbit the Moon. The Beatles released their legendary "White Album." These events give an impression of the time in which the Rover P6 3500 was created and highlight its historical significance.

In form and function, the model of the Rover P6 3500 embodies a part of automotive history. Thanks to its meticulous craftsmanship, it can carry on the passion for classic cars and the engineering excellence of the time, being a must-have for any model car collection. This 1/18 scale model, made by Modelcar Group, is truly an impressive replica that enriches any collection.


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