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1:18 BMW M1 Procar - Gs Team Marko - Markus Hoettinger - Procar Series 3rd Place Silverstone 1979
1:18 BMW M1 Procar - Gs Team Marko - Markus Hoettinger - Procar Series 3rd Place Silverstone 1979
1:18 BMW M1 Procar - Gs Team Marko - Markus Hoettinger - Procar Series 3rd Place Silverstone 1979

1:18 BMW M1 Procar – Gs Team Marko – Markus Hoettinger – Procar Series 3rd Place Silverstone 1979

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£158

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About the car

The BMW M1 Procar Championship is a car competition created by Jochen Neerpasch, head of BMW Motorsport, the racing department of the German car manufacturer BMW.

The BMW M1 is a GT sports car from the German car manufacturer BMW-BMW M. It was produced from 1978 to 1981, and although it was a commercial failure, it was one of the most mythical sports cars of its time, thanks to its record of success in competition.

Its engine, which was later carried over into the M635CSI, featured a 24-valve cylinder head already seen on the CSL Group 2 coupes, a mechanical fuel injection system, electronic ignition, and a dry-sump lubrication system. The 277 horsepower and 33.5 mkg of torque are transmitted via a ZF gearbox and a dual-disc clutch. Equipped with a displacement increased to 3,498 cm3. It reaches 470 horsepower at nearly 9,000 rpm.

About the Brand

A major German car manufacturer, “Bavarian Motor Company” in German, BMW is also a designer of luxury, sports, and high-tech engines, as well as a major manufacturer of aircraft engines. The BMW Group, which also includes Rolls-Royce and Mini, was founded in 1916 by Gustav Otto and Karl Friedrich Rapp.

Germany is home to BMW’s headquarters and its famous museum in Munich. They sold up to 2,125,026 cars and 123,495 two-wheelers in 2018 alone.

In addition, the logo, inspired by the circular Rapp Motorenwerke logo, evolved into the blue and white BMW logo, a black ring with the company name around the company logo, and finally, first appeared in North America in 1974, they have their slogan which is “The Ultimate Driving Machine”.

About the Manufacturer

Minichamps, a German miniature brand based in the city of Aachen, was founded in 1990 under the name Paul’s Model Art, but it was not until 1996 that the company was renamed Minichamps. It offers a wide variety of replicas in different scales, but its Formula 1 cars are predominantly sold in 1/18 or 1/43 scale.

Currently owning models from all the world’s major car manufacturers, as well as several types of racing cars and sports teams, the Minichamps range is known as one of the most extensive in the industry. Offering the widest range of products of any model car manufacturer, in fact Minichamps is a genuine game changer in the industry.

Additional information

Weight 4 kg
Period 1970's
Scale 1:18
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