About the car
This car was part 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. 1,265 BMW 3.0 CSL cars were built.
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 1976 Grosser Preis der Tourenwagen for Division 2 cars was held at Nurburgring with 52 cars starting. The 4-hour race ended with The BMW 3.0 CSL in first position. The car was driven by the team of Hughes de Fierlant, Gunnar Nilsson and
Claude De Wael.
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.