BMW 323i Alpina C1 2,3 (1:18, LS Collectibles)

  • BMW 323i Alpina C1 2,3 (from 1983)
  • LS Collectibles
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • resin
  • Rot mit silbernen Streifen
  • LS020C
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
Limited to 250 pieces
 
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The Legendary BMW 323i Alpina C1 2.3: A Technical Icon

The BMW 323i Alpina C1 2.3 is based on the legendary E21 generation of the BMW 3 Series, which was built from 1975 to 1983. This generation was the first in the successful 3 Series and set new standards in terms of driving dynamics and design. The E21 series, designed by the great Paul Bracq, was well-received at its debut due to its modern lines and technical advancements. The BMW 323i Alpina C1 2.3 stands out from the standard models with significant performance modifications and a unique design implemented by the tuning company Alpina. Founded by Burkard Bovensiepen in Germany in 1965, Alpina specializes in enhancing and modifying BMW vehicles.


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Technology and Special Features of the BMW 323i Alpina C1 2.3

The BMW 323i Alpina C1 2.3 was one of the first models modified by Alpina and is now considered a rare collector's icon. Engine power was increased to an impressive 170 horsepower through technical upgrades like new cylinder heads and a modified intake tract. Other technical details include a five-speed manual gearbox, upgraded brakes, and the distinctive Alpina suspension, providing improved road handling through tuned springs and shock absorbers. The unique look of this model features the typical Alpina decorative stripes and emblems that instantly distinguish the vehicle. The wheels, exclusively designed for this model by Alpina, further emphasize the sporty character of the car.

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The 1/18 Scale Miniature Model by LS Collectibles

This 1/18 scale model car, produced by LS Collectibles, is a detailed replica of the BMW 323i Alpina C1 2.3. Made of resin, known for its high level of detail, it excellently recreates the red finish with the distinctive white Alpina stripes and authentic emblems. The model accurately represents the sporty lines and special details of this rare vehicle. The impressive Alpina wheels are also meticulously replicated with precision. This miniature is a prime example of LS Collectibles' dedication to detail and quality, making it a sought-after collectible for car enthusiasts worldwide. The model is part of the collection of Modelly member "Stingrayman," showcasing the popularity of the original among enthusiasts and collectors.

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Key Historical Events of 1983

The BMW 323i Alpina C1 2.3 was produced during a period marked by significant events that help provide context to the vehicle's timeframe. In 1983, the first commercial mobile phone service was launched in the USA, signaling the beginning of the mobile phone era. Additionally, pop icon Michael Jackson released his legendary album "Thriller," which remains one of the best-selling albums in music history. In the political arena, 1983 also saw the unveiling of the USA's Star Wars Strategic Defense Initiative, which had a significant impact on the geopolitical landscape. These historical milestones help place the age of the BMW 323i Alpina C1 2.3 in a broader context and highlight its innovative nature during its time.


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