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Given the price that the Pinkar Love Bug achieves on the rare occasions it sees the light of day on eBay, you're right on that call Miveson. However, it is a Disney licence and they are notoriously expensive. But.... There's an awful lot of love in the world for Herbie and any other variety of the people's Porsche. Seems almost everybody has one in their history somewhere along the line.


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Double up on the RS200 too with MSC's one due shortly.

 

Gotta love the RS200......................here I was thinking that MSC was the only way I'd be getting hold of a new blue oval classic.

 

Scalextric must have a good crystal ball in there headquarters...............................It's uncanny how they can produce a car when a new manufactor releases the same model.

 

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doesnt surprise me with scalextric after the very late xmas del of only half the 2010 cars.now they probally class all the late ones 2011 releases as they will b.with all the competition around they need to get there act together.poineer are better all round,just hope they expand the selection & scaley will b selling less cars.get u act together scalextric no excuses for a large company.

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Its a pity that Scalex feel the need to try and push out a new brand... maybe jules should put a few cars he has no intention of making on his website


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Its a pity that Scalex feel the need to try and push out a new brand... maybe jules should put a few cars he has no intention of making on his website

 

 

I dont think the toy car industry is for the faint hearted. I have it on good advice that Jules will be releasing the Edsel. An iconic car in its own right. Now as for a running mate to the Edsel Im not sure? Any suggestions?


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How about a P76? I know, I know, different era, non-Americanm etc. etc.


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Its a pity that Scalex feel the need to try and push out a new brand... maybe jules should put a few cars he has no intention of making on his website

 

 

I dont think the toy car industry is for the faint hearted. I have it on good advice that Jules will be releasing the Edsel. An iconic car in its own right. Now as for a running mate to the Edsel Im not sure? Any suggestions?

 

 

The Model" T" or "The Homer" are two that come to mind .

 

Maybe a few decoy models would be in order for the newer brands on the market, just to throw Scalextric a red herring. A few hideous models like the " Leyland P76" should do the trick...................I do feel for MSC, but Im still buying them even with Scalextric's version coming. IMO the newer brands just need to list a couple of cars with "Alcohol & Cigarette" liveries. Scalextric's biggest downfall is their stance on Alcohol and Cigarette advertising. A large proportion of the classic race cars had either.

 

Clevo

 

Emb's: You beat me to it, what are the odds the P76 could come up in two replies at the same time :lol: :lol:

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Clevo, you have to admit it was a classic. An ugly lump of tin and possibly just a little before it's time.


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Its a pity that Scalex feel the need to try and push out a new brand... maybe jules should put a few cars he has no intention of making on his website

 

 

I dont think the toy car industry is for the faint hearted. I have it on good advice that Jules will be releasing the Edsel. An iconic car in its own right. Now as for a running mate to the Edsel Im not sure? Any suggestions?

 

 

The Model" T" or "The Homer" are two that come to mind .

 

Maybe a few decoy models would be in order for the newer brands on the market, just to throw Scalextric a red herring. A few hideous models like the " Leyland P76" should do the trick...................I do feel for MSC, but Im still buying them even with Scalextric's version coming. IMO the newer brands just need to list a couple of cars with "Alcohol & Cigarette" liveries. Scalextric's biggest downfall is their stance on Alcohol and Cigarette advertising. A large proportion of the classic race cars had either.

 

Clevo

 

Emb's: You beat me to it, what are the odds the P76 could come up in two replies at the same time :lol: :lol:

if they use decoy cars everybody wants,thats the way to get them scaley to finally build them.older falcons,mkii cordies,xu 1 toranas,monaros etc.scaley gone down a dangerous road with this reacting to other brands.

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What about the Holden Camira??? :blink:


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It's easy to criticise Scalextric but to be fair this is a particularly difficult market place at the moment. Sales must be down particularly in the new sector and costs are beginning to rise significantly. They seems however to be a bit preoccupied in being all things at all men in their strategy.

They can't be seeking too much input from club racers, collectors and enthusiasts or the new range would not be what it is. The motor bikes must have been a financial disaster and they won't want a repeat of that.

As far as the club car is concerned it took them a decade to realise that a good club car meant a big increase in membership but they have now lost their way again on that one. My son and I are both "members" but if the car is good, Aston Martin" then we both join up, if it's poor, Audi R8 then we only renew one membership. We certainly don't join for the discounts, exclusive offers and editorial content of the magazine.

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Apparently this is the final list of cars.....

 

Scalextric MGB S-C3143

Scalextric Brawn Petronas 2010 Schumacher S-C3146

Scalextric Brawn Petronas 2010 Rosberg S-C3147

Scalextric Brawn Petronas 2010 Schumacher Ltd Ed S-C3148A

Scalextric Ford RS200 S-C3156

Scalextric SR McLaren MP4-12C S-C3157

Scalextric Aston Martin DB5 James Bond Ltd Ed Casino Royale S-C3162A

Scalextric Start Pro Race cars twin-pack S-C3164

Scalextric McLaren 2011 Hamilton S-C3165

Scalextric McLaren 2011 Button S-C3166

Scalextric Petronas Mercedes 2011 Schumacher S-C3167

Scalextric Petronas Mercedes 2011 Rosberg S-C3168

Scalextric Bugatti Veyron & Mercdes SLR Ltd Ed Chrome S-C3169A

Scalextric SR Nissan GT-R S-C3170

Scalextric McLaren MP4-12C Button & Hamilton Ltd Ed set S-C3171A

Scalextric SR Bugatti Veyron S-C3173

Scalextric SR BMW Mini Cooper S-C3175

Scalextric SR Porsche 997 S-C3176

Scalextric SR Audi R8 Race Experience S-C3177

Scalextric SR Lamborghini Gallardo S-C3178

Scalextric SR Audi R8 LMS S-C3179

Scalextric SR Lamborghini Gallardo GT S-C3180

Scalextric SR Jaguar XKR GT3 S-C3181

Scalextric SR Porsche 997 S-C3182

Scalextric SR Ford Fiesta WRC S-C3183

Scalextric SR Nissan GT-R S-C3184

Scalextric SR Corvette C6R GT2 S-C3185

Scalextric SR Pixar McQueen S-C3186

Scalextric SR Pixar Cars 2 S-C3187

Scalextric Aston Martin LMP1 S-C3188

Scalextric Corvette C6R GT2 S-C3189

Scalextric Audi R8 GT3 S-C3190

Scalextric Mercedes 722 GT S-C3191

Scalextric Audi R8 LMS Pro Performance kit S-C3192

Scalextric Aston Martin LMP Pro Performance kit S-C3193

Scalextric Porsche 911 S-C3194

Scalextric Peugeot 908 HDi S-C3195

Scalextric Aston Martin DBR9 S-C3196

Scalextric Porsche RS Spyder S-C3197

Scalextric Bugatti Veyron S-C3199

Scalextric McLaren MP4-12C S-C3200

Scalextric Aston Martin DBS S-C3201

Scalextric Ford Fiesta WRC S-C3202

Scalextric Ford Focus WRC S-C3203

Scalextric VW Beetle S-C3204

Scalextric Jaguar D Type S-C3205

Scalextric Lotus 49 S-C3206

Scalextric Lotus 7 S-C3207

Scalextric Lotus Cortina S-C3210

Scalextric Ford GT40 S-C3211

Scalextric Ford Escort MK1 S-C3212

Scalextric Mini Police S-C3213

Scalextric Holden Torana L34 S-C3214

Scalextric Mini Cooper S S-C3216

Scalextric BMW 320si S-C3217

Scalextric Chevy Camaro SS S-C3221

 

Items in bold are what I'm interested in once they annouce liveries.... please let the L34 be the #5 Brock (hopefully a non-yellow one). And a new Lotus 49 which must be a good thing, no Caterhams however a Lotus 7.... have to wait and see what pictures come out in the next few weeks...

 

2011 will probably be the year I buy less Scalextric than ever...

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And what ever happened to the white kit range. Let's be honest that would be a total no brainer. Same retail prices yet cheaper to produce. When I spoke to them they said it was up for consideration. No it wasn't...


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From MRE website - "Pixar Toy Story cars (yes, in 1/32 scale !)"

Woohoo - Lightening McQueen, Doc Hudson, Mater and all the gang - in 1/32 can't wait - I don't know how many times I have looked at Toy Story stuff at the toy shop with an eye to converting them to slot cars....

cheers

DM

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please let the L34 be the #5 Brock (hopefully a non-yellow one). And a new Lotus 49 which must be a good thing, no Caterhams however a Lotus 7.... have to wait and see what pictures come out in the next few weeks...

 

 

I wouldnt mind putting a quid on the next L34 to be of "Brabham & Moss". That would certainly help with sales outside of Australia for the Torana.

 

THe GT40 livery is the one which has me thinking.I wonder what Scaley is going to do here!! Two liveries come to mind. Alan Mann Racing (REd & Gold) & #57 from 67 Lemans. Since Slot.it are doing the Alan Mann racing livery, I wonder if Scaley will try to compete in sales with slot.it and also produce the same car! I guess time will tell.

 

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From MRE website - "Pixar Toy Story cars (yes, in 1/32 scale !)"

Woohoo - Lightening McQueen, Doc Hudson, Mater and all the gang - in 1/32 can't wait - I don't know how many times I have looked at Toy Story stuff at the toy shop with an eye to converting them to slot cars....

cheers

DM

 

 

Same DM, my son is going to love it!


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A single car D Type Jag - huzzah!

 

I am with you on the Alan Mann GT40 Clevo - with any luck they will do the Paul Hawkins AM GT-2 car that would be sweet... the #57 could be a possibility - to do both cars right needs some changes to the body shape but more so with the #57 car..

 

What about something from left field - the #1 Roadster winner at Sebring :lol: the #1 from Daytona '67 yellow or perhaps the #96, 97 or 98 car from Daytona '66.

 

Also some missing numbers in the sequence - does this suggest some un-announced cars?

 

DM

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I'm with you DM on those choices.

 

The Torana will likely be the Blues Union. No-brainer for a UK company.

 

The D type will be interesting. Given the Lotus 49 paint scemes, I'd guess Ecurie Ecosse version, although cockpits might have to change.

 

GT40? My money goes with Slot.it unless Scaley makes something unusual/desirable. How many non-descript GT40s can you justify?

 

No Mustang for the first time in years?

 

And what about Carrera? Exclusive rights to old Ferraris and almost nothing in two years?

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And what ever happened to the white kit range. Let's be honest that would be a total no brainer. Same retail prices yet cheaper to produce. When I spoke to them they said it was up for consideration. No it wasn't...

 

Youre right it is easy to complain :lol: Remember that most of Europe and the UK are in recession. Thats got to slow things up.


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rick1776

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Good news boys, slot cars are in total recession in Europe and the UK. Good time for you cash rich Aussies to pick up some bargains.


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