As always, the Aacheners are giving full throttel and bringing 340 innovations to the trade fair in the south of Germany. Over 2,800 exhibitors from more than 60 countries come to Nuremberg, of which 820 exhibitors are not represented at any other trade fair. More than 70,000 visitors from 120 countries see a million products and 75,000 innovations. But okay, let's take the prelude and look at what Minichamps offers us. Let's start with a real hammer: The Aacheners have received the license to manufacture the Mercedes-AMG GT R, the sharpest variant of the model family from Affalterbach. We have mentioned recently that Minichamps is reducing small-scale models, but now they have the potential to land a real bestseller.
Mercedes-AMG GT R comes from Aachen
The Modellauto as a "Beast of green light" marketed, 430 kW / 585 HP strong GT R appears with Minichamps as diecast model, unfortunately however with closed body in the 1:18 scale in not yet exactly defined, green and yellow paint as well In Blaumetallic; Whether it is the green metal of the presentation car or the solarbeam yellow from the series program, has not yet been announced. In 1:43 the model does not seem to come from Minichamps. For this, the measuring model is available in this size, a Porsche Cayman GT4 in a quantity of 504 units and a director version, which was produced 96 times. But now the end of the well-defined text passages; We limit ourselves to simply summarizing what our view is the highlights.
Street cars from Diecast
In the range of road vehicles scale 1:18 with open parts from Diecast appear: Audi Q7 2015 orange with six open function parts, BMW 730i E32 1986, Porsche 918 Spyder Weissach Edition - four times, with different Dekors - as well as Rover Vitesse 3.5 V8 1986 Red and silver, Volvo P1800 ES 1971 braunmetallic. The Audi quattro / Ur-quattro 1980 in white and black metal, the BMW 2002 Turbo 1973 in white and silver livery, the successor BMW 323i from 1982 in red, also come from zinc die-cast, but with closed doors and hoods And silver color as well as in the same colors of the Porsche 959 1987; The latter model also comes painted white. Fans of the brand with the star look forward to the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evo 2 and Evo 1 in blue-black and silver.
Porsche 911 Turbo (964) 1990 in blaumetallic and yellow, 911 Turbo S 2016 in red and orange - lava orange? - as well as graumetallic. Safe in lavaorange comes the 911 GT3 RS (991) 2015, but also in ultraviolet and light green. With the dark green and red Triumph TR6 1969 and the Volvo 240 GL 1986 in blaumetallic as well as gold, as a police car from Norway, Belgium and Sweden as well as a German taxi ends this part of the listing. On a large scale 1:12 Minichamps wants to impress with the Porsche 911 Turbo 1977 in five colors; The Porsche 911 R 2016 is even announced in six paint finishes. The range of road vehicles in the 1:43 scale from Diecast should only be extended with two models for the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 2014, four other Porsche 918 Spyder and two Porsche Cayman GT4.
New Brabus from Minichamps
Supplemented by two Brabus 850 Mercedes-AMG S 63 S-Class Coupés made of Resine plastic. The racing vehicles, that is, the category with which Minichamps has grown, naturally takes the greatest place in the novelties package; The following 1: 18s come from diecast and no functional parts: four Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5 Evo 1, four Audi Union Type C, nine Audi R8 LMS, five Audi quattro / Urquattro, BMW 2002 Ti, BMW 1600 Alpina, BMW 3.0 CSL in five versions, twelve (!) BMW M6 GT3, four Ford GT Chip Ganassi Racing and a test car, four Ford Capri 3.0, four Opel Commodore A Steinmetz, six Mercedes-AMG GT3, four Porsche 934, four Porsche 935, Two 917/10, four Porsche 956 K and three Sauber-Mercedes C9s.
Also from Diecast with closed doors, but on the large scale 1:12 we expect five Porsche 934, four Porsche 917 K as well as four BMW M1. Except for a Porsche 917 and two Rover Vitesse, all novelties are offered in racing cars in 1:43 made of Resine plastic: five Audi R8 LMS, seven BMW M6 GT3, two Mercedes-AMG GT3, four Porsche 917/10 and three Opel Rekord 1900 Blacks Widow. Minichamps, of course, has a lot of model lautos for the current Formula 1, both in Diecast and Resine plastic. The Ayrton-Senna collection is expanded by three models; The Valentino Rossi Collection by 14 products. Five racing motorcycles come in the scale 1:12, seven civilian motorcycles in the same size. Around 75 1:43 models from Diecast are aimed at the collectors of the new Maxichamps miniatures.
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