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Old 01-18-2014, 09:28 AM
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Anyone know when this is scheduled to be released?

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Old 01-22-2014, 08:59 AM
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End of February. It's being freighted from the factory.
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Old 01-22-2014, 10:32 AM
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Old 01-22-2014, 11:40 AM
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Great! Can't wait!
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Old 01-22-2014, 04:49 PM
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End of February. It's being freighted from the factory.

I just passed out and re awakened!
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Old 02-07-2014, 08:08 AM
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We still on track to have this available here in the states by the end of this month?

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I'm not seeing pre orders on any sites.
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Old 02-07-2014, 08:16 AM
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Default Preorder here...

http://www.132slotcar.us/store/produ...oducts_id=6888




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Old 03-01-2014, 07:59 AM
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Has the Marta made it to the states? Haven't heard any updates?
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Old 03-01-2014, 11:05 AM
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I know this sounds silly --but when I look at those close-up shots from the Toy Fair and think that I'm gonna be able to drive that baby -- it takes my breath away !!
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Old 03-02-2014, 02:26 AM
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Same with me, Alcopa

Along with the Alfa I'm waiting for, this will be in my collection in no time. A stunning car, it is!
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Old 03-02-2014, 03:46 AM
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Does anyone have "specs" on this car such as wheelbase ? It looks quite long.
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Old 03-02-2014, 05:49 AM
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Wheelbase is relatively long, first release of real car was 2550 mm, the last (this one) 2700
For differences with other Classic models of Slot.it please look here:

http://www.italiaslot.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3902

Caution: the time table of first pilot was rigged, in fact there are no significant differences between the times during more than 50 laps for each model, with never a mistake (tires not trued and no magnet on Ninco track).

The second tester is Mr. Biacchi, named "the Professor" because he teaches at a high school and he is one of the most ancient Italian pilots, his lap times really show some variation... “the other one” instead is known for his inventions.

Sorry, no one remember the differences between the 670B of 1973 (SRC model) and the 670C of 1974 (Slot.it)?
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Slot_It_Bob,

Thank you for translating. My Italian language skills have eroded greatly.

From the photos it would appear that the Matra is to the McLaren as the Lola B09/60 is to the McLaren F1 GTR. That is the wheelbase is longer and the guide flag post is further forward. Both of these attributes should make for a car that can easily be driven on the edge for a longer time.

Oh well, there is an open slot in my Slot.It Classic case.


The Policar Ferrari 312PB sounds interesting as well.
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Old 03-03-2014, 11:29 AM
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Default Long and short of it....

Yes, thanks Bob!

The Matra does look a little 'large' in comparison --but I think that's scale. (the Chappy, is of course, more like 1/30..) The first two years of the 312PB's --they looked tiny next to anything except Alfas - and if you go to the 1973 version, the Ferrari was longer and wider. The LeMans long-tail would look right at home next to the Matra -- ahhhh hemmmm....

Now if Policar could be making Lola T-280s-----

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