Porsche 935 Gulf (1:43, SPARK)

  • Porsche 935 Gulf (from 2019)
  • SPARK
  • 1:43
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • resin
  • blue
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
Limited #569 of 1.500
 
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The Legend of the Porsche 935 Gulf and its Significance in Automotive History

The Porsche 935 is a legendary race car that first hit the tracks in 1976, designed by Norbert Singer. It is based on the Porsche 911 and was developed to solidify the company's dominant role in motorsport. A distinctive feature of the Porsche 935 is its flat front end, characterized by extensive aerodynamic modifications aimed at enhancing its performance and speed. The model underwent revisions and was in production from 1976 to 1981 to serve various motorsport applications.

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Technical Features and Innovations of the Porsche 935

The Porsche 935 is equipped with a 3.0-liter turbocharged boxer engine that, in its peak version (Long Tail), could deliver up to 800 horsepower. Numerous technical innovations were introduced in this vehicle, including a new cooling system, improved aerodynamics, and a reinforced chassis. Its predecessor was the Porsche 934, also a successful race car, but the Porsche 935 set new standards in terms of performance and technology. The engineers involved in its development, including Helmuth Bott, played a crucial role in implementing these advancements.

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Achievements and Drivers of the Porsche 935 in Motorsport

The Porsche 935 is renowned for its numerous victories in motorsport. Among its notable wins is the triumphant overall victory at the 1979 24 Hours of Le Mans, where it was driven by Klaus Ludwig. In the IMSA-GTP series, the Porsche 935 secured many wins with drivers such as Brian Redman and Peter Gregg. These drivers significantly contributed to the fame of this model, establishing it as one of the most successful race cars of its time.

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Design Features and Coloring of the Miniature Model

The showcased miniature model in the 1/43 scale by SPARK is an exact replica of the Porsche 935 in the iconic Gulf livery. This livery is famous for its light blue base color with orange accents, making the model visually striking. The starting number "70" is printed on the hood and side doors. The model also features the prominent Porsche and Gulf sponsor logos, making this version of the Porsche 935 unmistakably associated with motorsport.

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Details and Specialties of the 1/43 Miniature Model by SPARK

This 1/43 scale model, crafted by SPARK, is made from high-quality resin and showcases remarkable attention to detail. Each of the limited 1500 pieces worldwide is numbered, indicating the exclusivity of this collection. In the collection of Modelly member "porschepit," the special status of this model is particularly emphasized. Noticeable are the cleanly applied details of the ventilation slots, aerodynamic spoilers, and intricate alloy wheels. The replica captures the essence of the original and is a must-have for any serious model car collector.


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