BMW M3 Coupé (E46) (1:12, Otto Models)

  • BMW M3 Coupé (E46) (from 2001)
  • Otto Models
  • 1:12
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • Phoenix Yellow
  • G025
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
Limited to 999 pieces
 
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The BMW M3 Coupé (E46): An era in automotive history

The BMW M3 Coupé (E46) represents a remarkable generation in the history of the M series. Built from 2000 to 2006, this generation set new standards in terms of performance and design. The predecessor of this generation was the E36, and the E46 Coupé took on its popular features and enhanced them further. Engineers and designers, including Wolfgang Ziebart and Chris Bangle, played a significant role in this evolution. Under the hood of the E46 is a 3.2-liter in-line six-cylinder engine producing 343 horsepower and capable of accelerating the vehicle from 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) in about 5 seconds. Technological features like the SMG-II gearbox and the tight suspension tuning, with MacPherson struts in the front and a multi-link rear axle, make this car a top-class driving experience.

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The 1/12 scale miniature by Otto Models

For model car collectors worldwide, the BMW M3 Coupé (E46) in a 1/12 scale is a real highlight in their collections. This miniature, crafted by Otto Models, leaves nothing to be desired when it comes to attention to detail and precision. Member of the model car collector community "neophyte1410" has this model in their collection, and it's easy to see why. Every detail, from the distinctive grille to the iconic taillights, is accurately and meticulously replicated. The BMW wheels are particularly eye-catching, complementing the sporty look of the original perfectly. This attention to detail and high build quality make this model a coveted collector's item.

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Innovations and design of the original

With the BMW M3 Coupé (E46), it's not just the technical specs that stand out, but also the many design innovations. The driver is pampered with a sporty interior featuring leather upholstery, aluminum accents, and ergonomically arranged controls, all of which are also found in the Otto Models miniature. The E46's bodywork was designed by Chris Bangle and is a masterpiece of aerodynamics and aesthetics. The exterior is characterized by flowing lines and a powerful front end, replicated very well in the model car. From the classic BMW kidney grille to the striking side skirts and sporty spoiler – every design element has been faithfully recreated.

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An eye-catching addition to any collection

One of the most distinctive features of the BMW M3 Coupé (E46) in 1/12 scale by Otto Models is the color scheme. The golden paint job gives the model car a special shine and sets it apart from other models. The care with which the paint was applied is evident in the uniform texture and the authentic shade that perfectly reflects the original. The proportions and lines have been accurately reproduced, especially noticeable in the doors, hood, and trunk lid. Even the small details like the dual exhaust system and side mirrors give this model an outstanding authenticity. Such a model car is a must-have for any collector who values precision and craftsmanship.


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