BMW E39 540i FL "individual" (1:18, Customized)

  • BMW E39 540i FL "individual" (from 2001)
  • Otto Models Umgebautes Modell
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • resin
  • orange
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
modelcar BMW E39 540i FL

BMW E39 540i: The Legend of the 90s

The BMW E39 540i FL "individual" is a classic in automotive history. Produced in the E39 generation from 1995 to 2003, the BMW E39 set the standard for upper-class luxury sedans. The BMW 540i was equipped with a powerful 4.4-liter V8 engine that delivered a robust 286 horsepower (210 kW) and 440 Nm of torque at 3,600 rpm. With a 6-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed automatic transmission, the BMW 540i offered impressive performance and a top speed of 155 mph, limited by the electronic limiter. One standout feature of this model is the use of the double VANOS system, allowing for variable control of the intake and exhaust camshafts, enhancing performance and efficiency.

modelcar BMW E39 540i FL

A Detailed 1/18 Scale Model by Otto Models

The model shown here is in a 1/18 scale from Otto Models based on the BMW E39 540i FL "individual". Noticeably, this model is made of resin which gives it a highly detailed and premium appearance. However, the model shown is a modified version and not the original product by Otto Models. The model is painted in a special metallic shimmering orange, standing out visually. The roof panel is in a deep black color, creating a nice contrast with the main color. Additionally, the window frames, mirror caps, and lower front bumper are also in black. This striking color contrast gives the model a sporty and sophisticated look. Visible modifications include a lowered suspension and a prominent carbon fiber-style front spoiler.

modelcar BMW E39 540i FL

Technical Details and Special Features

The BMW E39 540i was developed by the award-winning designer Joji Nagashima and chief engineer Wolfgang Ziebart who were responsible for the aesthetic design, dynamic performance, and outstanding technology of this model. The performance, durability, and quality of materials used set standards. The vehicle comes with rear air suspension as standard and dynamic stability control (DSC), contributing to a comfortable and secure driving experience. The original interior features fine leather and wood trim, providing luxury and elegance.

modelcar BMW E39 540i FL

Modifications by Bmw-M-Fan

The model has been individually modified by Modelly member "Bmw-M-Fan," making it unique. Notably, the special Rotiform wheels, model IND 3-Piece, enhance the vehicle's distinctive appearance. The black painted wheels with polished edges make a strong statement and perfectly complement the sporty overall look. In addition to the wheels, the lowered body and carbon fiber front spoiler are noteworthy details that underscore the sporty appeal of the model. The 1/18 scale model by Otto Models is a perfect example of high attention to detail and craftsmanship, turning miniature models into valuable collector's items.


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