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1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II 1/18 White with Green Billboard Stripes by Greenlight Diecast

1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II 1/18 White with Green Billboard Stripes by Greenlight Diecast

1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II 1/18 White with Green Billboard Stripes by Greenlight Diecast

This is the 1:18 white and green Cobra II made by Greenlight. The second-generation Ford Mustang is a pony car that was manufactured by Ford from 1973 until 1978. It was introduced in showrooms during September 1973, in coupe and hatchback versions for the 1974 model year, in time for the 1973 oil crisis. The Mustang II had no common components with the preceding models and shared its platform with the subcompact-sized Ford Pinto. In 1976 Ford gave the Mustang an appearance package to match the performance potential of the 5.0-liter: the Cobra II package a hatchback-only option with the “show,” but not the “go,” of a Shelby Mustang. “Cobra strikes again,” said the Free Wheelin’ catalog, a youth-oriented, 24‑page color booklet produced by Ford. “New Cobra II. Ford’s Mustang II wrapped in an appearance package that does justice to the Cobra name. So striking, it’s already a sales success.” It was hard to believe from a piece of literature printed in October 1975, that the exciting‑looking Cobra option was “already a sales success;” however, the Cobra II was on its way to reaching an approving audience, since the package was available on all 2+2s with any engine.
For $325, a Mustang II buyer could order a hatchback with any of the three powerplants and have it decked out with bold racing stripes; a blacked‑out grille; racing mirrors; rear quarter window louvers; a front air dam; a non‑functional hood scoop; a rear deck lid spoiler; a brushed aluminum instrument panel and door panel appliques; Cobra insignias on the front fenders; styled steel wheels and BR70 steel‑belted tires with raised white letters. The 1976 Cobra II came in white with blue stripes, blue with white stripes, or black with gold stripes
The Cobra II marked the first time since the Boss 429 and Shelbys that Ford shipped a Mustang away for final assembly. Jim Wangers, who is often credited with the success of Pontiac’s original GTO, designed and installed the ’76 Cobra II graphics and aerodynamic pieces at his small Motortown plant near Ford’s Dearborn factory. As a nod to Mustang history, Carroll Shelby even appeared in the sales catalog to promote the
Cobra II.
So popular was the Cobra II package that Ford moved its production in-house at the start of the 1977 model year, but otherwise left it unchanged.
The Mustang II entered its final model year in October of 1977 as supreme ruler of the crowded domestic sporty subcompact class, even though there were very few improvements or changes to the basic product

1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II 1/18 White with Green Billboard Stripes by Greenlight Diecast

1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II 1/18 White with Green Billboard Stripes by Greenlight Diecast

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Men in Black 3 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Agent Car Black Chrome by Greenlight Models

Men in Black 3 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Agent Car Black Chrome by Greenlight Models

Men in Black 3 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Agent Car Black Chrome by Greenlight Models

This is the 1/18 black chrome 1964 Men in Black version of the Ford Galaxie, presented here by Greenlight models.
The 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 was the car issued by the MiB and driven by the young Agent K in 1969. The car had a hidden cargo compartment containing 2 additional monocycle transports underneath the vehicle. The Ford Galaxie was among an early generation of specialized high-tech automobiles utilized by the MiB which includes the ’87 Crown Victoria and J’s ’03 Mercedes.
The Ford Galaxie is a full-size car that was built in the United States by Ford for model years 1959 through 1974. The name was used for the top models in Ford’s full-size range from 1958 until 1961.
Like many cars of its time, the Galaxie was named to tap into the excitement surrounding the Space Race, just like the Rocket, Meteor, Satellite and Telstar. It is a full-sized car as was the top-of-the-line full-size Ford of its time, which was between 1959 and 1974. While some Galaxie models were plain old sedans, others were performance oriented cars which were forerunners to the muscle car explosion of the mid-sixties. For example, the 1965 Galaxie could come fitted with a huge 428 7.0 L V8 and was the third best-selling convertible in America, behind the Mustang which was then gaining immense popularity as the first pony car.
All full-size Fords wore the Galaxie badge, with “500” and “500/XL” denoting the higher series. The Galaxie 500/LTD was introduced for 1965 followed by the Galaxie 500 7-Litre for 1966. The Galaxie 500 part was dropped from the LTD in 1966, and from the XL in 1967;[2] however the basic series structuring levels were maintained. The “regular” Galaxie 500 continued below the LTD as Ford’s mid-level full-size model from 1965 until its demise at the end of the 1974 model year. The Galaxie was the high volume counterpart to the Chevrolet Impala.
The 1960 Galaxie introduced all-new design with less ornamentation. A new body style was the Starliner, featuring a huge, curving rear observation window on a pillarless, hardtop bodyshell. The formal roofed 2-door hardtop was not available this year, but the roofline was used for the Galaxie 2-door pillared sedan, complete with chromed window frames. It had been the most popular body style in the line for 1959, and sales dropped off sharply. Contrary to Ford’s tradition of pie-plate round taillghts, the 1960 featured “half-moon” lenses turned downward. The “A” pillar now swept forward instead of backward, making entering and exiting the car more convenient.
The Galaxie was a key stepping stone between the 50s and the 60s and the father of the Mustang.

Men in Black 3 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Agent Car Black Chrome by Greenlight Models

Men in Black 3 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Agent Car Black Chrome by Greenlight Models


Men in Black 3 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Agent Car Black Chrome by Greenlight Models

Men in Black 3 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Agent Car Black Chrome by Greenlight Models