Porsche 911 (991) RSR (diecast 1:18, IXO)

  • Porsche 911 (991) RSR (from 2019)
  • IXO
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • white
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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Porsche 911 RSR: A Technical Masterpiece

The Porsche 911 (991) RSR is a fascinating sight in the realm of high-performance cars. The generation to which this car belongs was introduced in 2013 and built until 2019, representing the pinnacle of the 911 series and carrying on the legacy of its predecessor, the Porsche 911 (997) RSR. Developed primarily by renowned engineers Andreas Preuninger and Göran Walter, it became a beacon of Porsche's racing DNA. Its foundations lay in extensive aerodynamic optimizations and a radical lightweight construction that set it apart from other models of its time.

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Technical Data and Innovations

The Porsche 911 RSR is equipped with a 4.0-liter six-cylinder boxer engine known for its reliability and impressive performance. Weighing approximately 1,243 kilograms (2,740 pounds) and producing around 510 horsepower, this model marked an era of high-performance motorsport. The vehicle features a sequential six-speed gearbox specially designed for the harsh conditions of racing. The body is made of a mixture of aluminum and carbon, ensuring extreme rigidity and low weight. Extensive underbody protection provides additional stability and optimal downforce.

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Successful Career in Motorsport

The Porsche 911 RSR achieved remarkable success in various motorsport series, especially in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Renowned drivers like Richard Lietz, Gianmaria Bruni, and Nick Tandy took to the cockpit of this sophisticated race car and secured numerous wins and podium finishes. These motorsport legends contributed to the lasting impression the 911 RSR made in the racing scene, and their names are inseparably linked to the achievements of this vehicle.

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Special Livery and Design

The livery of the 1/18 scale model car by the brand IXO, part of the collection of Modelly member "Play-X," immediately catches the eye. The model, rendered in white, gold, and black, faithfully replicates the original design with various sponsor logos such as Chopard, Michelin, and Mobil 1. The prominent air outlets on the bonnet and the large rear wheel arches that give the RSR its distinctive look are meticulously recreated. The vehicle proudly bears the race number '91' and numerous other details capturing the essence of the real race car.

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Fascinating Insights into the Model Car

The IXO 1/18 scale model car delights with its attention to detail and the use of die-cast material. The wheels and brakes are accurately replicated, and the interior showcases realistic racing seats and instruments. Even the antennas on the roof and fine sponsor details like BOSS on the rear wing show the joy and dedication that went into creating this collector's piece. Every detail on the model car reflects the pursuit of perfection, ensuring it holds a place of honor in "Play-X's" collection.


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