Ford F-250 XLT Black Bandit (diecast 1:18, Customized)

  • Ford F-250 XLT Black Bandit (from 1974)
  • Greenlight Umgebautes Modell
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • black
  • private sale
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
Limited edition
 
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Original Ford F-250 XLT: A Classic of the 8th Generation

The Ford F-250 XLT of the 8th generation was produced from 1980 to 1986. This model was part of Ford's successful F-Series, which has been continuously evolving since 1948 and is one of the best-selling vehicles in the USA. The Ford F-250 was specifically designed for heavy-duty purposes and was praised by many customers for its robustness and reliability. The F-Series successfully replaced its predecessor, the Ford F-100. Interestingly, 1980 was also the year when Mount St. Helens in Washington erupted, an event that had a lasting impact on the region, and the song "Another Brick in the Wall" by Pink Floyd climbed to the top of the charts, highlighting the historical context of the time of vehicle production.

Ford focused on improved aerodynamics and efficiency in designing the Ford F-250. The vehicle featured a variety of technological innovations that set it apart from its predecessors. These included improved fuel efficiency through a lighter construction and the introduction of new propulsion systems. The designer of the model was Philip T. Clark, who was also instrumental in designing the famous Ford Mustang. The Ford F-250 was available with various engine options, including the 4.9-liter inline-six and the powerful 7.5-liter V8 engine.

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1/18 Scale Model Car of Greenlight

The miniature model of the Ford F-250 XLT in a 1/18 scale, manufactured by Greenlight, is an impressive collector's item. Made of durable diecast material, this model showcases special detailed features of the original. It is important to mention that this scale model in 1/18 scale has been faithfully recreated and is available in limited quantities. The featured model represents a specially modified version that is not the original version from Greenlight. The collector "Play-X" has customized this model to his taste, further emphasizing the uniqueness of the model car.

The modifications include distinct changes to the bodywork that stand out compared to the original. In particular, the large off-road tires and additional light bars on the roof give the model a unique flair. Such alterations are typical for enthusiasts who want to add a personal touch to their models. This special version of the model car is also painted in a deep black gloss, emphasizing the rugged yet elegant appearance of the vehicle. The "Bigfoot" lettering on the hood and sides adds an extra touch of individuality and authenticity to the model.

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Technical Details and Special Features of the Model

The level of detail in the Greenlight model in 1/18 scale is remarkable. It features a detailed cockpit with realistic instruments, adjustable seating rows, and a recreated hood that allows access to the engine block. The tires visible in the photos, made by Firestone, highlight the off-road capabilities of the vehicle and give the model an impressive presence. Other notable details include the functioning doors and the visibly recreated engine bay that excellently replicates the internal mechanical details of the original.

Owned by Modelly member "Play-X," this high-quality miniature offers collectors the opportunity to own a piece of automotive history with great detail. Each model car showcases a high level of craftsmanship and attention to detail, making it a valuable collector's item for enthusiasts worldwide. Adding the model to the collection is not just a hobby but also a way to appreciate the cultural and mechanical advancements in the automotive sector.


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