BMW 2002 Hommage (diecast 1:18, Norev)

  • BMW 2002 Hommage (from 2016)
  • Norev
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • blue
  • 80432454780
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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Historical Background of the BMW 2002 Hommage

The BMW 2002 Hommage is a modern interpretation of the classic BMW model from the 1970s, the BMW 02-Series. This series was built from 1968 to 1975 and was groundbreaking for BMW in terms of design and engineering. The 2002 itself was the flagship of this series and known for its exceptional driving dynamics and performance. It was a compact, powerful car that impressed both on the road and on the racetrack. Its success significantly contributed to the global recognition and acceptance of the BMW brand.

The homage edition pays tribute to the historical classic and shows how the heritage lives on in a modern interpretation. The original design was significantly influenced by Paul Bracq and Wilhelm Hofmeister. Characteristic of the BMW 2002 Hommage is the reimagining of the distinctive kidney grille shape and the wide flared wheel arches. Its proportions are compact and sporty, with modern materials and advanced technology used to enhance performance and driving dynamics.

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Norev 1/18 Scale Model Car

The showcased model car is a high-quality replica of the BMW 2002 Hommage in 1/18 scale, manufactured by Norev. It is made of premium die-cast material and offers an exact reproduction of the exclusive design and details of the original. The unpainted surface has an elegant matte finish, emphasizing the sporty yet classic appearance. Attention to detail was given, like the accurate reproduction of the front and rear lights as well as the exterior mirrors.

This model is part of the collection of Modelly member "neophyte1410" and showcases the love for detail and precision that Norev puts into its models. The wide, specially designed BBS wheels combined with the striking red brake calipers make the model particularly attractive. The model features a detailed interior reflecting the sportiness and elegance of the original. The seats, dashboard, and other interior elements are faithfully reproduced, providing an authentic appearance.

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Technical Specifications and Highlights

The original BMW 2002 Hommage had some impressive technical features, which are reflected in this 1/18 scale replica. The original vehicle was powered by a 2.0-liter turbo engine delivering around 370 horsepower. This power was supported by an advanced chassis system and aerodynamic enhancements. The angular and aggressive body of the vehicle was not only visually impressive but also contributed to improved stability and handling at high speeds.

Another interesting detail of the original is the two-tone paint with golden accents, reminiscent of BMW's motorsport tradition. The Norev model car in 1/18 scale also reflects this paint scheme and features precisely executed color accents that respectfully represent the historical heritage of the vehicle.

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Unique Design Elements and Collector Appeal

The model in the collection of "neophyte1410" also showcases many of the unique design elements of the original, such as the large air intakes and the distinctive kidney grille at the front. The bold lines and curvy shapes of the model are extremely realistic and meticulously detailed. Particularly striking is the authentic reproduction of the sporty-aggressive front fascia and the aerodynamically optimized rear spoiler.

Collectors appreciate the integrity and precision of this model. It not only represents a piece of BMW history but also masterful model-building technique. The attention to detail and high-quality craftsmanship make this model a sought-after collector's item. It offers an excellent opportunity to experience the history and heritage of the BMW 2002 Hommage in a compact yet impressively detailed format.


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