BMW M3 GTR (E46) Sieger 24 h Nürburgring 2005 (diecast 1:18, AUTOart)

  • BMW M3 GTR (E46) Sieger 24 h Nürburgring 2005 (from 2005)
  • AUTOart
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • racing / multicolored
  • 80547
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
modelcar BMW M3 GTR (E46) Sieger 24 h Nürburgring 2005 produced by AUTOart 1:18 2

Introduction to the BMW M3 GTR (E46) Generation

The BMW M3 GTR (E46) is a standout model produced from 2000 to 2006. This generation was specifically developed for motorsport and marked a pinnacle in BMW's history. The model, which serves as the basis for the 1/18 scale miniature model from AUTOart, was a high-performance vehicle created by engineers and designers like Ralph Haug and Jos van As. The BMW M3 GTR (E46) was renowned for its unique technical details and extreme track performance.

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Technical Marvels of the BMW M3 GTR (E46)

The BMW M3 GTR (E46) was equipped with a 4.0-liter V8 engine that generated around 493 horsepower. This engine, known as the P60B40, set new standards in power and efficiency. Weighing approximately 1120 kg (2,469 pounds), the M3 GTR could achieve impressive speeds on race tracks worldwide. The outstanding aerodynamics, advanced suspension, and highly developed braking system of the vehicle made it a feared competitor. The car featured an extensive carbon bodywork that not only reduced weight but also increased rigidity and optimized performance.

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Triumphs in Motorsport

The BMW M3 GTR (E46) achieved remarkable success in motorsport. It became particularly well-known for its victories at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring in 2005. Drivers like Dirk Müller, Jörg Müller, and Hans-Joachim Stuck played significant roles in the glory and success of this model. The vehicle was celebrated for its reliability and speed, dominating its class in numerous racing events. The M3 GTR also won several races in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), showcasing its performance and technical excellence on an international stage.

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Distinctive Livery and Details

The livery of the BMW M3 GTR (E46) is striking and symbolic. The white design with red and blue accents, adorned with sponsor logos like Siemens VDO, Michelin, Castrol, Puma, and Dell, gives the car a distinctive character. The combination of these colors harks back to BMW's traditional motorsport colors, emphasizing the dynamic and aggressive nature of the vehicle. In the photos of the model owned by "neophyte1410" in their collection, these distinctive design elements are clearly visible and faithfully reproduced.

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The AUTOart 1/18 Scale Miniature Model

The 1/18 scale miniature model of the BMW M3 GTR (E46), manufactured by AUTOart, is a detailed and carefully crafted replica of the original racing car. Made from diecast material, it offers collectors a high level of realism and durability. The accurate reproduction of the bodywork, the precise design of the sponsor decals, and the faithful replication of the interior are impressive. Model car enthusiasts can appreciate the perfection and craftsmanship that went into every detail of the model. Even the small sponsor logos like those of Bilstein and BBS are clearly visible in the photos, adding to the authenticity of this collector's piece.


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