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Classic Carlectables 18686 1/18 Holden EH Utility Heritage Collection No. 02 (Golden Fleece)

Product Code: CLA-18686
Barcode: 9311818186864
$289.00
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Part of the Heritage Collection, No. 02

Released in 1963, the EH has was one of Australia’s most popular selling cars. With a new engine, clever styling changes, and competitively priced, the EH was the fastest selling car in Australia. Catering to a wide audience, the EH was available in nine different models. Two of those models were commercial vehicles, the Utility and Panel van, both sharing the rear styling from the previous EJ model.

The new powerplant, dubbed the ’Red’ engine was more powerful and economical than the previous ‘Grey’ engine, it also required less maintenance. The 149cui delivering 100hp (up 33% on the previous ‘Grey’ engine), while the 179cui delivered 115hp (up 50%). Although both of these engines, as well as the Hydramatic transmission were available on the Utility and Panel van. Almost all of the models sold were 149cui with the manual transmission.

The Utility and Panel van were only offered in the Standard level of trim, that lacked some creature comforts, But they were designed to be sent to work, with durable laminated hardwood trays and rated to half a ton carrying capacity. The cars even featured the removal of the drivers side door lock as a safety feature when driver was making deliveries.

Item includes certificate and production number plate, mounted to the chassis.

Features

  • The standard interior features the highly detailed steering wheel and instrument cluster.
  • Detailed 149cui engine and surrounding bay looks authentic. The opening of the bonnet is aided by the metal hinges.
  • The hinged tailgate can be opened, and features retaining cables just like the real car.