Cleveland Model 40 Roadster (diecast 1:18, Signature Models)

  • Cleveland Model 40 Roadster (from 1920)
  • Signature Models
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • green
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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The Story of the Cleveland Model 40 Roadster

The original of this cute little gem - the Cleveland Model 40 Roadster - was produced by the Cleveland Motor Car Company and belongs to the generation from 1920 to 1926. The Cleveland company was known for its lightweight yet sturdy cars that made quite a stir in the 1920s. The Roadster stood out for its compact design, catering to both urban and rural needs. The era in which this car was built was a time of significant political and cultural events. In 1920, for example, the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution granting women the right to vote was ratified, and the famous song "Swanee" by George Gershwin was released. This context illustrates the significance of this car in its time.

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Technical Specs and Design of the Cleveland Model 40 Roadster

Under the hood of the Cleveland Model 40 Roadster was a powerful four-cylinder engine that delivered an impressive 35 horsepower - enough to smoothly and swiftly navigate the roads of that time. The engine was paired with a manual three-speed transmission, ensuring precise and reliable gear changes. The car's suspension consisted of leaf springs, providing a comfortable ride. Additionally, the Roadster was equipped with hydraulic brakes, positioning it above-average in terms of safety standards for that time. An interesting technical detail was the use of forged components instead of cast, contributing to the stability and durability of the car.

Detailed 1/18 Scale Miniature from Signature Models

This intricately crafted model of the Cleveland Model 40 Roadster, manufactured by Signature Models in a scale of 1/18, showcases a wealth of details. Made from sturdy die-cast material, it portrays the elegant lines and craftsmanship of the original. The model by Modelly member "Play-X" displays the faithful reproduction of the classic front end with its distinctive grille and large round headlights. The meticulous recreation of the interior with the iconic steering wheel and accurately replicated gauges is particularly striking. The intricate detailing of the wheels and springs enhances the lifelike appearance of this model.

Special Features and Appearance of the Model

The appearance of the 1/18 scale miniature car from Signature Models impresses with its original paint job. The Roadster is painted in a dark green shade that authentically reflects the color scheme of the 1920s. The black fenders and wheels complement the overall look harmoniously. The rear view showcases the spare tire and the elegant convertible top, also faithfully reproduced. The detailed design of the front grille and delicately crafted lights stand out. The small details, such as the emblem on the grille and the license plates, further contribute to the model's authentic appearance. This model is a valuable addition to any collection.


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