BMW 3,5 CSL (diecast 1:18, Minichamps)

  • BMW 3,5 CSL (from 1976)
  • Minichamps
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • white
  • locale dealer
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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The BMW 3.5 CSL and its 1/18 Scale Miniature by Minichamps

The BMW 3.5 CSL is part of the legendary generation of the E9 series, produced from 1968 to 1975. The CSL, known as the "Coupé, Sport, Lightweight," was specifically developed for motorsport and is an icon in racing history. The CSL features enlarged brakes, specific suspension, and an aerodynamically optimized design, including distinctive additions like the prominent rear spoiler. Engineers Jochen Neerpasch and Martin Braungart played vital roles in the development of this vehicle, which gained recognition worldwide among motorsport enthusiasts for its powerful engine and lightweight construction.

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Minichamps Miniature Model – Craftsmanship and Precision

The miniature version of the BMW 3.5 CSL, crafted by Minichamps in a 1/18 scale, showcases impressive details and precision. This model car is made from high-quality die-cast material, ensuring its durability and faithful recreation of details. The model, found in the collection of Modelly member "Fred," presents an exact replica of the original in every aspect, from race decals to aerodynamic lines. Notable are the fine details on the front and rear spoilers, as well as the realistic wheels and Goodyear tires replicated in a 1/18 scale.

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Racing Successes and Famous Drivers

The success of the BMW 3.5 CSL in motorsport is legendary. The vehicle dominated numerous racetracks in the 1970s, especially in the European Touring Car Championship. Here, the CSL, thanks to its lightweight construction and aerodynamic fine-tuning, clinched several championships. Renowned drivers like Hans-Joachim Stuck and Niki Lauda contributed greatly to the fame of the vehicle. Particularly memorable are its performances at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, where the car showcased its racing capabilities.

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Distinctive Paintwork and Sponsor Decals

The Minichamps 1/18 scale miniature of the BMW 3.5 CSL features a special paint scheme that enhances the visual appeal of the car. The model is painted in the iconic colors of BMW Motorsport: white with blue and red stripes. These colors are spread across the body and accentuate the car's dynamic lines. Important sponsor decals like Union 76 and Bosch are faithfully reproduced, as well as the race number 59, marking the model as a replica of a historic racing car.

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Aesthetics and Collector Value of the Miniature

The aesthetics of the miniature are impressive. The sharp lines and precise details emphasize the elegant yet aggressive form of the original. The interior, visible through the transparent windows, showcases racing seats and a roll cage, further emphasizing the model's authenticity. The model also includes realistic window grilles and accurate replicas of the headlights and taillights. Overall, this BMW 3.5 CSL miniature offers a highly precise rendition of the original and is a valuable piece for any model car collection.


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