BMW 700 Coupe Innsbruck Airport Race (diecast 1:18, AUTOart)

  • BMW 700 Coupe Innsbruck Airport Race (from 1960)
  • AUTOart
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • silver
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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The story of the BMW 700 and its significance

The BMW 700 marks a major turning point in the history of the Bavarian car manufacturer. Introduced in the first generation, produced from 1959 to 1965, the BMW 700 was a crucial success during a time when BMW was facing financial difficulties. It was the first series-built BMW with a self-supporting body – an innovation attributed to the vision of the designer Michelotti. The vehicle was available in various body styles, including sedan, coupe, and convertible, expanding its appeal to different target groups.

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Technical data and design of the original vehicle

The technology of the BMW 700 is as remarkable as its design. It was powered by an air-cooled 2-cylinder boxer engine with 697 cm³ (42.5 cubic inches) of displacement, producing 30 horsepower. This engine was mounted in the rear of the vehicle, contributing to excellent driving dynamics. The lightweight and compact engine allowed the BMW 700 to achieve a top speed of approximately 120 km/h (75 mph). In terms of design, the BMW 700 stood out with clean lines and a functional layout, making it aerodynamic and aesthetically pleasing.

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Motorsport success of the BMW 700

The BMW 700 achieved significant success in motorsport. One of the most prominent drivers to pilot the vehicle was Hans Stuck, a legendary racer who won numerous races in this model. Additionally, Walter Schneider showcased the potential of this vehicle in racing and achieved impressive results in various European races. The success of the BMW 700 on the racetrack greatly contributed to enhancing its fame and reputation among both motorsport enthusiasts and the general public.

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The 1/18 scale model car by AUTOart

The 1/18 scale model car, crafted by AUTOart, is a high-quality replica of the original BMW 700, specifically in the context of the Innsbruck Airport Race. This detailed model is made of sturdy diecast material, emphasizing its durability and quality. The model number 38 is clearly visible on the door, and the silver paintwork is accurately reproduced, impressing with its precise imitation of the original. Also typical of AUTOart are the authentic badges and emblems on the body, enhancing the appearance of the model car.

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Special features of the miniature model by Modelly member "Oldtimer"

The model car from the collection of Modelly member "Oldtimer" stands out for its meticulous attention to detail. The silver paint accentuates the car and gives it a classic yet elegant look. The precisely crafted front headlights and the characteristic BMW grille are perfect replicas of the original. The interior of the miniature model also exhibits high detail accuracy, with the dashboard and seats providing a realistic representation. This 1/18 scale model car, made of diecast material, is an ideal addition to any model car collection.


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