BMW M3 DTM 1988 Jägermeister (diecast 1:18, Minichamps)

  • BMW M3 DTM 1988 Jägermeister (from 1988)
  • Minichamps
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • orange
  • locale dealer
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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The legendary BMW M3 DTM 1988 Jägermeister

The BMW M3 DTM 1988 Jägermeister is an iconic vehicle based on the classic BMW M3 of the E30 generation produced from 1986 to 1991. This model was a tribute to BMW's motorsport success story. Specifically modified for the German Touring Car Championship (DTM), it was known for its outstanding performance and design features. A hallmark of the BMW M3 was its powerful 2.3-liter S14 four-cylinder engine producing 300 horsepower, engineered by Paul Rosche and Thomas Ammerschläger. The vehicle was a masterpiece of engineering, offering excellent driving dynamics and reliability. Not only the sporty design but also the advanced technology made the BMW M3 a popular model among both drivers and collectors.

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The BMW M3 DTM's triumphs in motorsport

The BMW M3 DTM achieved remarkable success in motorsport. During the 1988 season, the vehicle won numerous races and garnered immense recognition. Renowned drivers like Eric van de Poele, who won the DTM championship in 1987, and Roberto Ravaglia, known for his impressive motorsport performances, piloted this car. The car dominated the DTM in the late 1980s and became a legend in racing. The success of the BMW M3 DTM was not only attributed to its technical sophistication but also to the exceptional skills of its drivers.

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Technical data and features of the original

The BMW M3 DTM was equipped with a 2.3-liter S14 four-cylinder engine producing 300 horsepower, propelling the car from 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) in under 7 seconds. The car also boasted a lightweight of only 960 kg (2,116 pounds), enabling impressive performance and agility. Advanced aerodynamics, facilitated by reducing resistance spoilers and skirts, also contributed to the impressive performance. Engineered by Paul Rosche and Thomas Ammerschläger, the BMW M3 DTM offered excellent balance between power and weight, making it one of the most successful touring cars of its time. This vehicle set standards and is considered one of BMW's best models.

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The 1/18 scale miniature of the Minichamps

For model car enthusiasts, the 1/18 scale miniature of the BMW M3 DTM 1988 Jägermeister by Minichamps is a remarkable piece. This diecast miniature is based on the iconic design of the original. The orange livery featuring the iconic Jägermeister logos, Eibach decals, and other sponsor stickers reflects the car's historic racing career. The model includes fine details such as the interior with authentic seats, steering wheel, and dashboard. The product is part of the collection of Modelly member 'Fred,' providing a precise replica of one of the famous touring cars of the 1980s.

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Design and detailing of the miniature

The Minichamps 1/18 scale miniature of the BMW M3 DTM 1988 Jägermeister impresses with its precision in detailing. The distinctive orange livery with the Jägermeister logos and other sponsor decals like Pirelli and Castrol gives the model an authentic touch. The exquisite representation of the aerodynamic spoilers, authentic wheels, and detailed interior make this model a highlight of any collection. The diecast material provides the model with a robust feel and high quality. The details visible in the photos emphasize how accurately this model represents the historic racing car, making it a valuable collector's piece.


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