BMW Z8 (diecast 1:18, Bburago)

  • BMW Z8 (from 1999)
  • Bburago
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • silver
  • locale dealer
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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The story of the sleek BMW Z8

The original, the BMW Z8, is a mostly aluminum two-seater roadster that was produced from 1999 to 2003. This vehicle was inspired by the legendary BMW 507 roadster from the 1950s and was meant to be a modern classic. The BMW Z8 was designed by Henrik Fisker, a renowned designer who became famous for his work at various car manufacturers. The BMW Z8 was a masterpiece of technology and design and served as the flagship for the brand. Technically, the car features a 4.9-liter V8 engine that produces 400 horsepower (294 kW) and 500 Nm of torque. This allows the BMW Z8 to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in about 4.7 seconds. Its top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) makes it an exciting vehicle for car enthusiasts and lovers.

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The 1/18 scale model of Bburago's BMW Z8

For model car collectors, the 1/18 scale model of the BMW Z8 by Bburago is a special highlight. This die-cast miniature showcases the elegance and intricacies of the original vehicle in great detail. The silver paint job of the model gives it a realistic and high-quality look. At this 1/18 scale, the precision of the replicated LED taillights and the detailed interior are particularly eye-catching. The red and black seats, in particular, not only look comfortable but also add a sporty touch. The original plaque, the BMW logo, and the intricate rims featuring the manufacturer's symbol are clearly visible, making the model a real standout in any collection.

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Interesting facts and historical context

In the production year of the BMW Z8, 1999, several significant events occurred that help understand the historical context. For instance, the final episode of the 13th season of "Friends" aired in the same year, as the show continued to be popular worldwide. Moreover, the Euro was introduced as book money, a significant step in European economic cooperation. These examples illustrate that the BMW Z8 has been on the market for quite some time. Thus, the model represents not only an automotive classic but also a piece of history. It's worth mentioning that the BMW Z8 appeared in the James Bond movie The World Is Not Enough featuring actor Pierce Brosnan, where it impressed with its technological and visual features.

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Precise design and technical know-how

The meticulously detailed replica of the BMW Z8 by Bburago in 1/18 scale provides a comprehensive insight into the technology and design of the original. The model is made of sturdy die-cast material, underscoring its excellent durability and quality. The color-matched rims and the smooth paint job are worth highlighting, as well as the small details such as the brake ventilations and the ignition key located in the interior. This Miniature model of the BMW Z8, part of the collection of Modelly member "Fred," stands out not only among model car collectors but also as a representative piece in any display case.


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