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PORSCHE 917/20 Pink Pig KAUHSEN/JOEST 24H LE MANS 1971 in 1:18 scale


This is the PORSCHE 917/20 Pink Pig KAUHSEN/JOEST 24H LE MANS 1971 Rare Limited Edition of 540 pieces 1ST PRACTICE Diecast Model in 1:18 scale by Minichamps.

The PORSCHE 917/20 "Pink Pig," driven by Reinhold Joest and Willi Kauhsen, left an indelible mark at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1971. The "Pink Pig" nickname was due to its distinctive pink livery with butcher-style cuts that delineated various sections of the car. What sets this race apart is the PORSCHE 917/20's innovative aerodynamic design, aimed at reducing drag and enhancing speed. Despite its unusual appearance, the car's engineering prowess shone through as it displayed remarkable performance on the iconic Circuit de la Sarthe. The PORSCHE 917/20 became a legendary icon in motorsport history, representing a fusion of innovation, boldness, and a touch of humor. In a sport known for its serious and competitive atmosphere, the "Pink Pig" brought a unique charm that resonates to this day, making the 1971 Le Mans a remarkable showcase of automotive ingenuity and creative expression.

This model is hand painted and polished to a beautiful finish.   These diecast
models are exceptionally accurate of scale, shape and detail. Interior detail is hand assembled and easily
visible.Photo etched parts, die-cutting, tampo printing and waterslide decals are often used for a most
authentic replication.