- Working Rear Lights and Xenon Effect Headlights
- High Detail
- Digital Plug Ready (DPR) and Pro Chassis Ready (PCR)
- Magnatraction and Easy Change Pick-ups
First issued in 1984 the original Scalextric Audi Quattro proved to be as big a hit on the Scalextric tracks of the nation as the original had been screaming through Scandinavian forests. The 1980s saw Scalextric move into ever more inventive areas, with items such as ‘Blowout!’ and Racing Rigs bringing new excitement to
The 1970s saw Scalextric continue to follow the trends of worldwide motorsport with a string of successful cars. F1 World Champions were featured with JPS Lotus cars and a range of Tyrells, as well as the outlandish 6 wheeled P34 Tyrell and March 2-4-0. Lauda’s Ferrari also made an appearance as well as the Brabham BT49. Away from
Despite being debuted in the 1950s, it was the 60s that really saw Scalextric come to prominence as one of the best known toys across the globe. With countless new cars, from the Ferrari 250SWB and Jaguar E-type, right down to Go-Karts and the humble Mini; Scalextric had a car for everyone to race at home. Countless accessory buildings
Launched in 1957, Scalextric was the brain child of Bertram ‘Fred’ Francis, the talented inventor behind a range of mechanical tin toys. The first Scalextric cars were tin too and powered by a small electric motor, instead of the more common clockwork cars of the time. This new toy took off and by 1958 Francis had sold his
The 1970 Hardie-Ferodo 500 was the twelfth running of the Bathurst 500 touring car race. It was held on 4 October 1970 at the Mount Panorama Circuit just outside Bathurst. The race was open to standard production sedans competing in five classes based on the purchase price of the vehicle (in Australian dollars). After qualifying in 1st
The 1979 Hardie-Ferodo 1000 was the 20th running of the Bathurst 1000 touring car race. It was held on September 30, 1979 at the Mount Panorama Circuit just outside Bathurst. Allan Moffat and John Fitzpatrick qualified in 4th position for the race, but unfortunately whilst in 2nd after 136 laps the car had reliability issues and the
On 15th August in Watkins Glen, the AMC Javelin took its place on the starting grid of Round 9 on the 1971 Trans Am series, behind the Mustang Boss of George Follmer. The Javelin, driven by Mark Donohue, overtook the Mustang during the race to take the win. This continued a dominating season for Donohue in which he won 7 out 10 races
The 1972 SCCA Trans Am series was a great year for Bill Collins. Driving the Fighting Saints Javelin he managed to secure 5th spot in the championship after some consistent driving with his be race finish of 2nd in the sanair trans am.
In 1972, RWR took over as the AMC factory team. Both Javelins were painted in AMC colours- red, white, and blue. George Follmer became lead driver. Roy Woods resumed his race driving career as the number two driver. Follmer's Javelin raced with the number 1, and Woods Javelin bore number 2. George resumed exactly where he left off
The Aston Martin DB5 was designed by Italian coachbuilder Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera. First released in 1963, the DB5 is famous for being one of the most recognisable James Bond cars. While often associated with darker colours like silver, the DB5 here is produced in a vibrant red.