BMW V12 LMR #15 Sieger 24 h Le Mans 1999 (diecast 1:18, Kyosho)

  • BMW V12 LMR #15 Sieger 24 h Le Mans 1999 (from 1999)
  • Kyosho
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • white
  • 80430009338
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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Technical Masterpiece of the BMW V12 LMR

The original BMW V12 LMR is an extraordinary racing car developed by Williams F1 and BMW Motorsport. This car, in action from 1999 to 2000, belongs to the era known as the 1999 Generation. The BMW V12 LMR was designed to build upon the success of its predecessor, the BMW V12 LM. Designed by a team of experienced engineers, including Jörg Müller and Bill Auberlen, the car stood out for its powerful 5,990cc V12 engine manufactured by BMW. With approximately 580 HP, the BMW V12 LMR was a formidable competitor on the world's racetracks.

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Success in Motorsport

The BMW V12 LMR achieved significant success in motorsport, including the memorable victory at the 1999 24 Hours of Le Mans. Renowned drivers like Tom Kristensen, J.J. Lehto, and Yannick Dalmas piloted this car to great successes. The engine's reliability and efficiency were particularly impressive, effortlessly handling long-distance tracks. The Le Mans victory was a milestone that firmly established the BMW name in endurance racing.

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Technical Specs and Features

The chassis of the BMW V12 LMR was made of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP), providing the vehicle with not only lightness but also immense stability. Paired with a sequential semi-automatic 6-speed gearbox and advanced aerodynamic design developed in collaboration with Williams Formula 1, this racing car could reach top speeds of up to 340 km/h (211 mph). Detailed technical innovations, like the encapsulated suspension and a precision-tuned chassis, highlight the technical finesse of the BMW V12 LMR.

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The 1/18 Scale Model Car by Kyosho in Detail

The 1/18 scale model car of the BMW V12 LMR, produced by Kyosho, wonderfully captures the essence of the original. Crafted from robust diecast material, it showcases all the distinctive elements of the real racing car. The striking white base coat livery is complemented by sponsor logos from DELL and Michelin. Particularly noteworthy is the intricate representation of fine lines and air intakes, as well as the faithfully reproduced wheels and the sculpted rear wing displaying the "BMW Motorsport" emblem.

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An Exclusive Collector's Piece

This Kyosho model in a 1/18 scale is a precise replica of the original. Part of the collection of Modelly member "neophyte1410," this model offers a multitude of details such as accurately printed sponsor logos, authentic air intakes, and a faithfully replicated cockpit design. The replica provides collectors the opportunity to hold a piece of racing history and revel in the attention to detail. The precise recreation of the lines and shapes makes it an essential part of any high-quality model collection.


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