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1979 Hal Needham Bud Rocket Land Speed, Stan Barrett in 1:18 scale by RepliCarz


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This is the 1979 Hal Needham Bud Rocket Land Speed, Stan Barrett in 1:18 scale by RepliCarz. 


Another classic in the Replicarz Land Speed Car series. This is the 1979 Bud Rocket owned by Hal Needham and driven by Stan Barrett. Superb paint and graphics, these high end scale models are sure to stand out in your 1:18 collection.

This one measures a whopping 26 inches in length. It comes mounted on a simulated salt base and includes an acrylic dust cover to protect these unique replicas.


On Dec 17, 1979 the claim was made that the sound barrier was broken on land for the first time by the Bud Rocket with an estimated speed of 739.66 MPH (Mach 1.01) The run was calculated by the Air Force on the Rogers Dry lake at Edwards AFB and was never recognized by any sanctioning body since no sonic boom was ever recorded.