This Tic Tac paint scheme is really cool and will make this car stand out in any collection, plus there's the usual Autoart attention to detail. Hood, trunk, and doors all open.
Exterior pluses include the green grille up front, realistic-looking headlights and amber signal lamps, metal-look hood and deck pins, single giant windshield wiper, white aero mirrors, blacked-out window trim and door handles, realistic taillights, and gorgeous gold lace spoke racing wheels. Tires are not branded, but there are accurate BMW logos nose and tail, and the underbody is nicely detailed complete with a black dual exhaust.
Inside is a black Recaro racing seat with blue shoulder straps and belts, and a sparsely decorated white race interior. There's just a black dash and 3-spoke steering wheel, plus a white-topped floor shifter along with some electronics and wires. The big white roll cage also is visible behind the driver's seat and inside the door openings if you pop those open.
The engine bay looks realistic, with a black shrouded M Power 4-cylinder engine with wiring and plumbing. Up by the radiator are strong hinges to keep the front-hinged hood up too. Not much to see in the trunk except some hoses, bu then this is a race, so no spare tire back there.
Granted this is a race version, so you lose some interior detailing, but at this price the M3 is an accurate and attractive 1/18 scale model that looks like it's ready for track action. It displays well with hood and doors open, or closed so you can get the full benefit of its "spec-tac-ular" Tic Tac paint scheme.
This is a fun racer to display in any collection.
BMW M3 DTM 1991 "Tic Tac" Berg #43
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