About the car
The BMW 318is model is the third edition of the BMW 3 Series compact executive car line and was produced from 1990 to 2000. Initially, it was a four-door sedan, followed by a coupe, convertible, station wagon, hatchback and the BAUR TC4.
The E36 series was the first 3 Series to be introduced in a hatchback body style. It was also the first 3-Series to be available with a six-speed manual transmission, a five-speed automatic transmission and a four-cylinder diesel engine. Its multi-link rear suspension was a significant improvement over previous generations of the 3 Series. The all-wheel drive system was not available for the E36, unlike the previous (E30) and subsequent (E46) generations.
Furthermore, four-cylinder gasoline engines used in the E36 series were initially engines carried over from the previous generation of the 3 Series: the BMW M40 SOHC engine and the BMW M42 DOHC engine.
About the Brand
BMW is a German producer of luxury, sports and premium automobiles and motorcycles, as well as a leading manufacturer of aircraft engines. Founded in 1916 on the initiative of Gustav Otto and Karl Friedrich Rapp, BMW forms part of the BMW Group, as well as Rolls-Royce and Mini. Both BMW’s headquarters and its famous museum are located in Munich, Germany. Over the course of 2018, the BMW Group sold 2,125,026 cars and 123,495 two-wheelers.
About the Manufacturer
Minichamps is a German brand of miniatures based in the city of Aachen. In 1990, the company was founded under the name of Paul’s Model Art, and it was not until 1996 that the company was renamed Minichamps. The company offers a large number of replicas in various scales, but their Formula 1 cars are mainly offered in 1/18 or 1/43 scale.
The Minichamps range is known as one of the largest in the industry, they currently have models of all the world”s major car manufacturers and many types of racing cars and sports teams. Providing the widest range of products of any model producer, Minichamps is a true innovator in the field.