By Maz Woolley
All photographs supplied by Minichamps.
Minichamps have announced some new liveries on their diecast 1:18 scale Porsche 911 GT3 R. These are diecast in metal and made in comparatively large editions by current standards so there must be a lot of collectors of Porsche racing models even in this large scale.
PORSCHE 911 GT3 R – HENZLER/DUMBRECK/RAGGINGER/IMPERATORI – ADAC ZÜRICH 24H RENNEN 2016 L.E. 504 pcs.
PORSCHE 911 GT3 R – MANTHEY RACING – NÜRBURGRING TEST 2015 L.E. 402 pcs.
These diecast models are diecast to 1:43 scale in China for Minichamps. The MaxiChamps range consists of re-releases of older Minichamps models produced to a lower price point then current Minichamps models. The photographs below show the original Golf based Volkswagen Scirrocco from the mid-70s. The models are roughly the same standard as many part works reach now and lack the fine detail that the latest Minichamps would include.
VOLKSWAGEN SCIROCCO – 1974
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