Scalextric May News
Published: April 29, 2010

Scalextric May News

 

Dodge Charger 1969

"General Lee" "Dukes of Hazzard"

Ref # C3044

History
The Dukes of Hazzard is an American television series that originally aired on the CBS television network from 1979 to 1985. It was inspired by the 1975 film Moonrunners, which was also created by Gy Waldron and had many identical or similar character names and concepts. The television series The Dukes of Hazzard followed Bo and Luke Duke, two cousins living in a rural part of the fictional Hazzard County, Georgia, racing around in their modified 1969 Dodge Charger R/T, The General Lee, evading corrupt county commissioner Boss Hogg and his inept county sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane. One of the memorable features of the series were the hair-raising car chases, leaps and crashes that the General Lee car was put through. Bo was an ex-stock car test driver and did all the fancy jumps in the General. No one in Hazzard could out-run the General when Bo was driving. If there was something in Hazzard that looked like it could be jumped, Bo would jump it hardly without a second thought. (Source wikepedia.com)

Scalextric Model
The first issue of this new Scalextric Dodge Charger is the famous orange livery of the ‘General Lee’ car immortalized in the Dukes of Hazzard TV series. Bo Duke is at the wheel of this fully detailed model of the ‘General’ which includes the distinctive flag on the roof and ‘01’ on the doors.

Dodge is a trademark of Chrysler LLC. Dodge Viper and its trade dress are used under license by Hornby Hobbies Ltd. © Chrysler LLC. 2009

 

Features:

  • Super Detailed
  • Digital Plug Ready
  • Quick-change Braid
  • Magnatraction

Dimensions & Configuration:

Car:

  • Overall length 167mm
  • Wheelbase 92mm
  • Weight 98gm

Front Axle:

  • Axle width 55mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 10mm

Rear Axle:

  • Axle width 56mm
  • Tire diameter 22mm
  • Tire Width 11mm

Magnet:

  • Rectangular 2.5 mm
  • Downforce 260gm

Drivetrain:

  • Gear ratio: 11:36
  • Motor: Rear Mounted Sidewinder 2 wheel drive
  • Mabuchi SP 18k

Available: May 2010

 

Audi R8 LMS GT3

"Phoenix Racing" Bilstein #98

Ref # C3045

History
In the course of the further development of the Audi R8 LMS, an ultimate endurance test was undertaken for the new GT3 sports car of AUDI AG at the end of May 2009. Teams ABT Sportsline and Phoenix Racing, with “factory” support by Audi, fielded a total of four vehicles in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring.

Scalextric Model
Fully detailed livery on a super-resistant body fitted with durable wing mirrors and clear plastic light lenses front and rear. The darkened windows are replaceable with clear windows to allow the car to be upgraded with a fully detailed interior and driver. The intended benefit is to keep the car in its original fast, light-weight trim for speed and durability. This Digital Plug Ready (DPR) car can be converted for use with the Scalextric Digital range in less than sixty seconds using the C8515 Digital Plug. The car features Magnatraction™ and easy change pick-ups. The lightweight and durable body is designed to withstand the knocks of full impact endurance racing.

 

Features:

  • Super Resistant
  • Quick-change Braid
  • Magnatraction

Dimensions & Configuration:

Car:

  • Overall length 140mm
  • Wheelbase 83mm
  • Weight 87gm

Front Axle:

  • Axle width 53mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 10mm

Rear Axle:

  • Axle width 58mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 10mm

Magnet:

  • Rectangular 2.5 mm
  • Downforce 260gm

Drivetrain:

  • Gear ratio: 11:36
  • Motor: Rear Mounted Sidewinder 2 wheel drive
  • Mabuchi SP 18k

Available: May 2010

 

 

Audi R8 LMS GT3

"Phoenix Racing - FlatEx"

Ref # C3060

 

History
FIA GT3 Champions, Team: Phoenix Racing, Drivers: C Haase / C Mies In the course of the further development of the Audi R8 LMS, an ultimate endurance test was undertaken for the new GT3 sports car of AUDI AG at the end of May 2009. Teams ABT Sportsline and Phoenix Racing, with “factory” support by Audi, fielded a total of four vehicles in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. www.phoenix-racing.de

Scalextric Model
Fantastic detail throughout the car with full interior cockpit detailing. The fine detailing and crispness of detail and decoration is, as you expect from Scalextric, the best there is.

 

Features:

  • Super Detailed
  • Quick-change Braid
  • Digital Plug Ready
  • Magnatraction
  • Front and Rear Lights

Dimensions & Configuration:

Car:

  • Overall length 140mm
  • Wheelbase 83mm
  • Weight 93gm

Front Axle:

  • Axle width 53mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 10mm

Rear Axle:

  • Axle width 58mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 10mm

Magnet:

  • Rectangular 2.5 mm
  • Downforce 277gm

Drivetrain:

  • Gear ratio: 11:36
  • Motor: Rear Mounted Sidewinder 2 wheel drive
  • Mabuchi SP 18k

Available: May 2010

 

 

Lamborghini Gallardo GT-R

"FlatEx"

Ref # C3078

History
Between the FIA GT meetings in Adria and Brno, Jos Menten has once more managed to slot in an ADAC GT Masters race. The 26 year old Dutchman has once again reinforced Hans Reiter’s troops in the Reiter Engineering Lamborghini Gallardo, bearing number 7. In East Germany Menten replaced Gianni Morbidelli. This ex F1 driver is usually the regular team mate of championship leader Christopher Haase, but the Italian had alternative commitments with Audi in the Italian Superstar championship. "Those two victories in Zolder left me wanting more", Menten smiled just before the start of the weekend. (Source: automibilsport.com)

Scalextric Model
The car modeled our ‘Super-Resistant’ range. It has a light and very strong onepiece body fitted with rubber mirrors. Ideal for use by the novice racer.

 

Features:

  • Super Resistant
  • Quick-change Braid
  • Magnatraction
  • Digital Plug Ready

Dimensions & Configuration:

Car:

  • Overall length 113mm
  • Wheelbase 77mm
  • Weight 78gm

Front Axle:

  • Axle width 54mm
  • Tire diameter 20mm
  • Tire Width 8mm

Rear Axle:

  • Axle width 56mm
  • Tire diameter 20mm
  • Tire Width 8mm

Magnet:

  • Rectangular 2.5 mm
  • Downforce 255gm

Drivetrain:

  • Gear ratio: 11:36
  • Motor: Rear Mounted Side-Winder 2 wheel drive
  • Mabuchi SP 18k

Available: May 2010

Ferrari F430 GT2

CRS Racing #55

Ref # C3085

History
Team: CRS Racing, 2008 FIA GT2 Series Champions. CRS Racing is a British motor racing team, formed in late 2007 by Chris Niarchos and Andrew Kirkaldy. The team hit the headlines almost immediately by winning the first British GT race of the 2008 season and went on to take the teams’ title. Race victories in the FIA GT Championship completed a very successful first year for the new team.

Scalextric Model
A fast, attractive GT sports car with a low centre-of-gravity with lights at the front and rear, plus flexible wing mirrors and roof aerial, make this an exciting car to race. The detailed decoration is, as expected, of the highest standard.

Produced under license of Ferrari Spa. FERRARI, the PRANCING HORSE device, all associated logos and distinctive designs are trademarks of Ferrari Spa. The body designs of the Ferrari cars are protected as Ferrari property under design, trademark and trade dress regulations.

 

Features:

  • Super Detailed
  • Quick-change Braid
  • Digital Plug Ready
  • Magnatraction
  • Front and Rear Lights

Dimensions & Configuration:

Car:

  • Overall length 132mm
  • Wheelbase 80mm
  • Weight 73gm

Front Axle:

  • Axle width 58mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 9mm

Rear Axle:

  • Axle width 59mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 11mm

Magnet:

  • Rectangular 2.5 mm
  • Downforce 223gm

Drivetrain:

  • Gear ratio: 11:36
  • Motor: Rear Mounted Side-Winder 2 wheel drive
  • Mabuchi SP 18k

Available: May 2010

 



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