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
  • 400 056466
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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Masterpiece: The Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR Generation

The model car we're looking at is based on the Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR. This particular generation was in production from 1997 to 2006 and introduced some remarkable technical innovations in motorsport. The 996 was the first completely new platform since the introduction of the original 911. It stood out for its revised aerodynamics, improved stability, and a variety of technologies specifically developed for racing. This Porsche debuted with a water-cooled flat-six engine, in contrast to the air-cooled engines of its predecessors, making it a significant step towards modernization.

The development of the Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR was the work of the engineering team led by Norbert Singer. Grant Larson had a significant influence on the design of this vehicle. The 996 GT3 RSR was specifically designed for use in endurance racing, including prestigious races like the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS). From a technical standpoint, this Porsche was equipped with a 3.6-liter flat-six engine producing around 450 horsepower. One of the most significant changes was the use of a sequential six-speed gearbox, allowing for faster and more precise gear changes. Lightweight construction through the use of aluminum and carbon fibers was another notable feature.

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Major Successes in Motorsport

On the race track, the Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR achieved numerous successes. It won the GT class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans multiple times and secured major victories in the American Le Mans Series. Drivers like Jörg Bergmeister and Timo Bernhard played a crucial role in these successes, contributing to the legend of this extraordinary race car. With its top speeds and excellent cornering stability, the GT3 RSR consistently left its competition behind. The 996 GT3 RSR also showed impressive performance in the FIA GT Championship, further solidifying the enduring popularity of the Porsche brand.

This success would not have been possible without the intensive work of the development team under the leadership of Norbert Singer. The GT3 RSR stood out for its outstanding balance between weight, power, and aerodynamics, making it one of the most successful models in its class. Additionally, the fine-tuning of the suspensions and brakes played a crucial role in the vehicle's success. The success of the GT3 RSR speaks for itself – it was not only a winning car but also set new standards in racing.

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Detailed Model by Minichamps

The model of the Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR presented here is a fascinating replica in 1/43 scale manufactured by Minichamps. This miniature, part of the collection of Modelly member "mateonice," is made of high-quality die-cast material and impresses with its attention to detail. The standout feature is the livery: a colorful combination of blue, white, and red featuring the sponsor logos of Michelin, Proximus, Mobil 1, and Hazet. The well-defined lines and precise reproduction of the body elements come together to create a cohesive overall design that reflects the racing dynamics of the original.

The photos also reveal the fine details of the model car, such as the intricate design of the wheels, the rear spoiler, and the sponsor decals. Each of these small details contributes to making this 1/43 replica of the Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR a sought-after collector's item, especially for motorsport fans and model-building enthusiasts. A special mention goes to the British Union Jack flag on the front of the car, symbolizing the international presence and success of this model in motorsport.

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Fascination of the Miniature

The effort that Minichamps put into manufacturing this 1/43 scale model of the Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR is reflected in the precise reproduction of all the car's distinctive features. Made from die-cast, this model combines durability with finest detailing. Particularly impressive is how the coloring and shapes of the original have been faithfully replicated. The mix of blue, white, and red is complemented by accurately applied sponsor logos, giving the model an authentic racing look.

Collectors worldwide appreciate the attention to detail of this miniature, showcased in the collection of Modelly member "mateonice." The prominent rear spoiler and the clear racing number "66" are just some of the highlights that make this model a standout in any collection. Those interested in high-quality models and the associated history of vehicles will appreciate Minichamps' interpretation of the Porsche 911 (996) GT3 RSR.


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