About the car
This car was part of the BMW E9 series that were introduced in 1972. The 3.0 CSL was a homologation special built to make the car eligible for racing in the European Touring Car Championship. The car is a coupe.
The “L” in the designation meant leicht (light), unlike in other BMW designations, where it meant lang (long). The car was able to reach top speeds of 155 mph and accelerate 0 to 60 Miles in 6.5 seconds. The car features the M30 engine.
The modifications made to the 3.0 CSL proved to be a winning formula. The 3.0 CSL driven by the team of De-Fierlant/Grohs/Betzler finished first and won the Vandvoort Trophy in 1975.
About the Brand
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, commonly referred to as BMW is a German multinational corporation headquartered in Munich, Germany. BMW was founded in 1916 by Karl Rapp. The company produces luxury vehicles and motorcycles.
About the Manufacturer
Minichamps is a die-cast car producer founded in Aachen Germany. It was established by Paul G Lang in 1990. It was originally known as Paul’s Model Art GmbH. Minichamps offers a variety of high-quality replica covering Formula One, road cars, endurance racers, rally cars, and even motorbikes