McLaren Mercedes MP4/19 (diecast 1:18, Minichamps)

  • McLaren Mercedes MP4/19 (from 2004)
  • Minichamps
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • racing / multicolored
  • private sale
  • 100,00 CHF
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • For sale with fixed price
  • 80,00 EUR*
 
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The story of the McLaren Mercedes MP4/19

The McLaren Mercedes MP4/19 is a legendary Formula 1 car that was part of the McLaren MP4 generation and was introduced in the 2004 season. Designed by Adrian Newey and Neil Oatley, this vehicle aimed to continue the success story of its predecessor, the MP4/18. The design of the MP4/19 included numerous innovations that aimed to improve the aerodynamics and performance of the car. These included a newly developed chassis and a sophisticated suspension system that reduced drag and improved the stability of the vehicle at high speeds.

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Achievements and Challenges of the McLaren Mercedes MP4/19

The McLaren Mercedes MP4/19 achieved some remarkable successes in the world of motorsports. Drivers such as Kimi Räikkönen and David Coulthard piloted the MP4/19 in various Grand Prix races of the 2004 season. Despite its promising technology and the ambitious goals of the team, the MP4/19 also faced significant challenges. It struggled with mechanical issues that compromised the performance and reliability of the vehicle. These technical difficulties prevented the McLaren Mercedes team from achieving the desired top positions in the championship.

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Sponsors and Livery of the MP4/19

A distinctive feature of the McLaren Mercedes MP4/19 is its eye-catching livery and the multitude of sponsorship decals. The striking black-silver color combination with red accents immediately caught the eye and became a trademark of the team. Important sponsors, whose logos are visible on the car, include Mobil 1, Siemens, Henkel, and Michelin. These brands contributed significantly to the team's recognition and funding.

Details about the Minichamps model car

The featured scale model car in 1/18 scale is manufactured by Minichamps and is part of the collection of Modelly member "Grolimichu". Made from high-quality materials like Diecast, this model showcases the precision and attention to detail of Minichamps. The tires are adorned with the Michelin logo, and the distinctive sponsor decals and liveries are faithfully reproduced just like the original McLaren Mercedes MP4/19. The cockpit, including Kimi Räikkönen's helmet design, demonstrates the meticulous attention to detail. The model car provides an impressive representation of the aesthetics and technical nuances of the original racing car.

Impression and Aesthetics of the Model Car

The Minichamps model car in 1/18 scale stands out for its high level of detail and external precision. The paintwork shines in rich black and silver, accentuated by red stripes, perfectly capturing the distinctive appearance of the original vehicle. The details of the shape of the suspension and aerodynamic wings are meticulously crafted. Such models are an impressive piece for collectors, appealing to both motorsport enthusiasts and model car collectors. The simulated helmet of driver Kimi Räikkönen inside the cockpit adds an additional touch of realism to the model, further enhancing its fascination.


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