About the car:
The Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+ is the Formula 1 car entered by Mercedes Grand Prix in the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship. It is driven by Britain’s Lewis Hamilton and Finland’s Valtteri Bottas. Mercedes is the five-time consecutive constructors’ world champion and Lewis Hamilton is the defending champion. Designed by engineers James Allison, Aldo Costa and Geoff Willis, the W10 EQ Power+ is unveiled on 13 February 2019 at Silverstone in England.
About the brand:
In 1902, Emil Jellinek, an important car dealer at the beginning of the 20th century (located on the Côte d’Azur), legally and officially registered and protected the trademark “Mercedes”, named after his 13-year-old daughter, and signed an “exclusive sales contract” for DMG automobiles for Austria-Hungary, France, Belgium and the USA. He had his name legally changed to “Emil Jellinek-Mercedes”. he built the first Mercedes Simplex and the Mercedes 35 HP racing car, which he marketed. As a result, he became a member of the DMG board of directors.
In 1909, Mercedes registered the famous three-pointed star (designed by Paul Daimler), to represent the three paths that Gottlieb Daimler had chosen for his engines: land, sea and air, the emblem of all his cars from 1911 onwards.
About the manufacturer:
Minichamps – manufacturer of diecast model cars, trucks, buses, motorbikes, tanks, and automotive accessories, offers a large variety of different scaled replicas. Formula 1 models are made in either 1:18 or 1:43 scale.
At a present time, Minichamps lineup includes models found around the world by major car fabricants and various car racing genres and sport teams. Minichamps was originally known as Paul’s Model Art (PMA) when the firm was founded in 1990.
Minichamps has been a leader of the industry, making the most diverse model lineup of any other model producer.