Dodge Coronet R/T (diecast 1:18, Highway 61)

  • Dodge Coronet R/T (from 1967)
  • Highway 61
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • Butternut Yellow
  • 50518
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
Limited to 502 pieces
 
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History and Development of the Dodge Coronet R/T

The Dodge Coronet R/T is a classic example of '60s muscle cars, a time when American car manufacturers were seeking more powerful and stylish vehicles. The Dodge Coronet R/T, which made its debut in 1967 and was produced until 1970, comes from an era when cars were not just means of transport, but also symbols of status and expressions of freedom and individuality. It belongs to the fifth generation of the Dodge Coronet, which first introduced high-performance models under the designation "R/T." The development of this vehicle was significantly influenced by engineers like Bob Rodger and designers like Elwood Engel, who gave the car a muscular, wide, and aggressive style.


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Technical Data and Features of the Original

What makes the Dodge Coronet R/T so special are its impressive technical features. The car came standard with a 440-cubic-inch Magnum V8 engine that produced around 375 horsepower. Optionally, a more powerful HEMI 426 V8 engine with 425 horsepower could be chosen. This engine selection made the Dodge Coronet R/T one of the most powerful vehicles of its time. In addition, technical details such as a four-speed manual transmission or a three-speed automatic, suspension adjustments, and heavy-duty brakes for better control were included. The Dodge Coronet R/T came standard with high-performance tires and a sport-tuned suspension, making it excel not only on straights but also in corners.

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Interesting Facts and Historical Context

The introduction of the Dodge Coronet R/T in 1967 falls into an interesting time in world history. That year saw the emergence of the "Summer of Love" movement in the USA, while significant political events like the Six-Day War in the Middle East were taking place. In music, the Beatles achieved great success with their album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band." These examples highlight the historical context in which the Dodge Coronet R/T was introduced and became an icon of that era.

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Description and Features of the 1/18 Scale Model by Highway 61

The 1/18 scale model from Highway 61, based on the Dodge Coronet R/T, is a detailed miniature vehicle made of Diecast material. Collector "Stingrayman" has this model in his collection, where it stands out for its authentic representation and high-quality craftsmanship. The model car is painted in a bright yellow color, reflecting the distinctive lines and features of the real vehicle, including the R/T markings on the sides. The body of this miniature is meticulously crafted, from the detailed headlights to the accurately replicated wheels. Special attention is given to the interior of the model, which provides a loving and precise replica of the original cockpit, including small details such as gauges and seats.


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