Minichamps, founded as Paul’s Model Art in Germany in the year 1990, are a leading producer of collectable die-cast cars, primarily in 1:43 and 1:18 scale. Their primary focus has always been scaled representations of current and classic racing cars, particularly from the world of Le Mans, rally, and Formula 1, but also including many lesser known racing events.
Many famous drivers have also been immortalised in diecast by Minichamps in the form of cars and helmets from classic race wins. Drivers like Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher are always firm favourites, each having a range of detailed models to choose from depicting different cars throughout their careers.
Minichamps also produce a successful range of racing bike models from the daring world of Moto GP, usually in 1:12 scale. There is also an assortment of vintage and current street legal performance cars and bikes available for those not looking for a particular racing marque.