|About the car
It was developed by Alpina in 1970 as a new lightweight version of BMW’s exclusive 2800 CS coupe, the 3.5 CSL. It was designed specifically to meet the demands of racing and went into production in August 1971. It featured a larger and more powerful engine, a lighter 5-speed transmission, aluminum hood, trunk lid and doors, and stronger brakes. The car also had larger wheels, a sport suspension, and additional aerodynamic parts.
BMW Motorsport quickly upgraded the 200 horsepower two-valve M30 inline six-cylinder engine to a 330 horsepower two-valve M30.BMW Motorsport quickly upgraded the 200 horsepower two-valve M30 to a 400 horsepower two-valve M30 inline six-cylinder engine to a 330 hp M38. Few people know about the 3.5 CSL. It was the car that gave BMW its first major victory on American soil at Sebring.
About the Brand
“Bavarian Motor Company” in German, BMW is a leading German producer of luxury, sports and high-tech automobiles and motors, as well as a major manufacturer of aircraft engines. The BMW Group, which includes Rolls-Royce and Mini, was founded in 1916 by Gustav Otto and Karl Friedrich Rapp.
The BMW headquarters and its renowned museum are in Munich, Germany. During the year 2018, the BMW Group sold 2,125,026 cars and 123,495 two-wheelers.
Additionally, the circular blue and white BMW logo evolved from the Rapp Motorenwerke circular logo, which had a black ring with the company name around the company logo, and finally, the slogan “The Ultimate Driving Machine” first appeared in North America in 1974.
About the Manufacturer
The manufacturer Minichamps is a producer of model cars, trucks, buses, mopeds, tanks, and other automotive accessories, offering a wide variety of replicas in different scales.
Its Formula 1 models are mainly presented in 1/18 and 1/43 scale.
Currently, the Minichamps range contains models of all the world’s major car manufacturers and many types of racing and sports teams. Originally known as PMA (Paul’s Model Art), the company was founded in the late 1970s.
As a major company in the industry, with the widest range of models of any model producer in the world, Minichamps is a leader in the field.