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1:18 Chevrolet Corvette Mako Shark 1961 Model Car by AutoArt CAAGIS - Car Gifts, Gadgets and Toys : View ALL Products : 

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Official Chevrolet Corvette Model Car. Detailed scale 1:18 model for adult collectors.

When Bill Mitchell, the head of General Motors, hooked and landed a shark during a deep sea fishing holiday off Bimini, it inspired the development of the Mako Shark 1 concept car. The aggressive look and graded coloration of the mounted shark's head set the styling motif for the design by Larry Shinoda of a car that became known as the Corvette Shark.

From inspiration to realisation took no more than a few months, the aim being to debut the Shart during a race weekend at Elkhart Lake in the summer of 1961. Painted in an iridescent blue that blended into a white underbody, the Shark, like its namesake, caused a sensation when it toured the course at Elkhart lake and was officially displayed by Chevrolet for the first time at the New York Show in April 1962.

The model car allows you to open both doors, the bonnet and boot.

- 1 Chevrolet Corvette Mako Shark 1961 Model Car presented in a box

Approximate dimensions:
Length: 280mm, width: 100mm, height: 75mm