About the car
Thierry Tassin won his third 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps race in a BMW 318is Class II in 1994, together with Alexander Burgstaller and Roberto Ravaglia.
The 24 Hours of Spa is an endurance car race that began in 1924 and takes place on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. The event is historically the second 24-hour race to be created, one year after the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
During the 0 to 100 km/h sprints, the BMW 318is Class II reached a top speed of 213 km/h and completed the sprint in 10.2 seconds. An M-aerodynamic package containing side skirts, an adapted front spoiler, and a new rear spoiler allows for good driving performance and increased driving dynamics, thanks to reduced lift. With a Round-spoke light-alloy wheels of 225/55 ZR 16 tyres and the Nürburgring-proven M low-slung sports suspension, provide a sporty finish. Inside, the sport seats offer the best lateral support and a leather sports steering wheel which provides the right grip on the steering wheel.
About the Brand
BMW, an acronym for Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, and meaning “Bavarian Motor Manufacture”, is a German manufacturer and producer of high-end, sporty, and luxurious automobiles and motorbikes, as well as a major manufacturer of aircraft engines. BMW was founded in 1916 by Gustav Otto and Karl Friedrich Rapp, and is part of the BMW Group, along with Rolls-Royce and Mini.
BMW’s headquarters and museum are located in Munich, Germany. In 2018, BMW sold 2,125,026 cars and 123,495 two-wheelers.
About the Manufacturer
Minichamps – manufacturer of diecast model cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, tanks, and automotive accessories, offers a wide variety of different scaled replicas. Their models of Formula 1 are made in either 1:18 or 1:43 scale.
Today, Minichamps lineup includes models found around the world by major car manufacturers and various car racing genres and sport teams. Originally known as Paul’s Model Art (PMA)when Minichamps was founded in 1990.
Minichamps has been leading the industry by producing the most varied model lineup of any other model producer.