Landrover series 1 Diecast model

A true Landrover classic.

Almost an impossible truck to find is great contrition these days. Buy your replica and impress family and friends. Our 1/18 diescast. model looks so good it will be not be missed as a talking piece in your home or office.

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  • Brand new 1/18 scale diecast car model of 1949 Land Rover RHD (Right Hand Drive) Green with Brown Canopy die cast model car by Minichamps.
  • Brand new box.
  • Real rubber tires.
  • Has opening doors.
  • Has steerable wheels.
  • Functioning windshield.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Made of diecast with some plastic parts.
  • Removable hood, door tops and canopy.
  • Detailed interior, exterior, engine compartment.
  • Dimensions approximately L-7, W-3.5, H-4.25 inche

 

Land Rover was first  produced in 1948 with the Series I.

It was designed for farm and light industrial use, and had a steel box-section chassis, and an aluminum body. From the beginning it was realised that some buyers would want a Land Rover’s abilities without the spartan interiors.

In 1952 and 1953, a larger 2.0-litre petrol engine was fitted. This engine has Siamese bores, meaning that there are no water passages for cooling between the cylinders. During 1950, the unusual semi-permanent 4WD system was replaced with a more conventional setup, with drive to the front axle being taken through a simple dog clutch.

The 1954 model year brought major changes. The 80-inch wheelbase model was replaced by an 86-inch wheelbase model and the extra wheelbase was added behind the cab area to provide additional load space. In mid-1954 the “spread bore” petrol engine was introduced (from engines 5710xxxx), allowing better cooling between the cylinders. The engine was modified again in 1955 (from engine 1706xxxxx), sometimes known as the ‘later’ spread bore, like in the case of this example we have here.

Check out the history of this vehicle at this Landrover series 1

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