Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR (diecast 1:43, Minichamps)

  • Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR (from 2005)
  • Minichamps
  • 1:43
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • racing / multicolored
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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Intro to the World of Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR

The model car presented here in the scale of 1/43, manufactured by Minichamps, is based on the famous Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR. The 996 is considered the fifth generation of the legendary Porsche 911 and was produced from 1998 to 2005. This racing machine was specially designed for motorsport and set new standards in its class in the early 2000s. With its unmistakable design and impressive technical data, the Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR has left a lasting impression in the world of motorsport.

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Technical Specs and Key Features

The Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR is distinguished by a powerful 3.6-liter six-cylinder boxer engine that produces around 455 horsepower. This performance was achieved by engineers Norbert Singer and Roland Kussmaul, who were instrumental in the development of this vehicle. The car features a six-speed manual transmission that allows for precise and quick shifting. Additionally, the GT3 RSR weighs only about 1,200 kilograms (2,646 pounds), giving it an outstanding power-to-weight ratio. The car has undergone extensive aerodynamic optimization, including a large rear wing and a sophisticated underbody, further enhancing its racing performance.

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Success in Motorsport

In motorsport, the Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR achieved numerous successes. It dominated in the GT class and secured multiple victories in prestigious races such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the American Le Mans Series, and the European Le Mans Series. Notable drivers like Jörg Bergmeister and Timo Bernhard achieved numerous podium finishes with this vehicle. The combination of reliability, performance, and advanced technology made the GT3 RSR a favorite among racing teams worldwide.

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The Model Car in Detail

The 1/43 scale model car by Minichamps is a detailed replica of the Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR and impresses with its precise craftsmanship and high quality. The model is made of die-cast material, giving it an authentic weight and robust feel. In the collection of Modelly member "mateonice," this exquisite model sports a beautiful silver and blue livery, adorned with numerous sponsor decals. Visible sponsors include Yokohama, Intermedia, Advan, and the BAMotorsport logo. The fine details on the front fascia, grille, and taillights reflect the precision with which Minichamps has worked.

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Design and Sponsors

The design of the model car showcases the typical styling of the Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR. The silver color with blue accents gives the model an elegant yet sporty look. The striking sponsor decals from brands like Yokohama and Intermedia are accurately placed, emphasizing the motorsport character of the vehicle. Every line and curve has been carefully replicated, allowing the model to capture the dynamics and flair of the original even in a smaller size. The large rear wing stands out, characterizing the racing car not only visually but also functionally.


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