Goldenrod model car
This model car captures the narrow, low profiled and streamline form of the hot rod that would hold the record for fastest, non-supercharged wheel-driven car for forty-five years. Bob and Bill Summer’s Goldenrod set the record for the fastest wheel-driven car averaging 409 miles per hour at Bonneville on November 12, 1965. The Goldenrod would hold the record until 1991.
created c. 1965
material cast aluminum with hand stenciled elements
size 23 ½ w x 3 ¼ d x 3 ¼ h in
description Signed with manufacturer’s mark to underside: [Summers Bros. Goldenrod by Darke 4/25 LSR 409].
condition Overall in excellent vintage condition. Few casting imperfections as made.