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Electric Dreams News February 5, 2010

February 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Newsletter Archive 2010

Slot It announces 2010 product line:

Slot It SICA05F Nissan R390 GT1, #22, test, 1997

Slot It SICA05F Nissan R390 GT1, #22, test, 1997. Preorder now! – $54.99

Slot It SICA06E Sauber C9, Michelin

Slot It SICA06E Sauber C9, Michelin. Preorder now! – $54.99

Slot It SICA12C Audi R8C #10 Le Mans 1999.

Slot It SICA12C Audi R8C #10 Le Mans 1999. Preorder now – $54.99

Slot It SICA14D Nissan R390 GT1 #33, LeMans 1998

Slot It SICA14D Nissan R390 GT1 #33, LeMans 1998. Preorder now! – $54.99

Slot It SICA19A Toyota 88C #98, Daytona 1989

Slot It SICA19A Toyota 88C #98, Daytona 1989. Preorder now! – $54.99

Slot It SICW09 Ford GT40 1969 LeMans winner

Slot It SICW09 Ford GT40 1969 LeMans winner. Preorder now! – $59.99

Carrera CanAm car prototype shots:

These are pictures of preproduction  cars being shown at the Nurnburg Toy Fair.  According to published information there are lots of details to be cleaned up on these cars, so if anything doesn’t look right to you in these shots it will probably be fixed before production begins.

There will be 2 versions of the Porsche 917-30.  On the left is the CAM2 liveried car that set closed-circuit speed records at Daytona and on the right, Mark Donohue’s 1973 CanAm championship car.  The interesting thing here is that there are only these two liveries and a solid-yellow vintage racing car that ever turned a wheel on a race track.  Manufacturers typically need about 6 liveries to amortize development and tooling costs, so lets hope both of these are huge sellers and that Carrera actually makes enough of each to satisfy demand.  The Sunoco car will be available in both conventional and Digital 132, while the CAM2 car will only be available as a D132.

Another shot of the 917-30.  They look to have got the shape and markings right.  A member of the Electric Dream Team once painted a 1/8 scale R/C body in this livery.  He says once was enough.

There will also be two McLaren M20s to race with the Porsches. Left. the 1972 works livery and on the right the Carling Black Label car driven by David Hobbs in 1973.

These two look good for shape and markings, too.

They look good from the rear, too.  One of our Dream Team members was a corner worker and had an up-close spot from which to watch them race back in the day.  They were truly awesome in a way that today’s race cars, for all their technology, just can’t equal.  And if you’ve only ever seen them in vintage races, you have no idea how fearsome they really were when raced in earnest.

These cars are now available for preorder.

Carrera 27327 Porsche 917-30 Sunoco. Preorder now! – $39.99

Carrera 27328 McLaren M20, Denis Hulme, 1972. Preorder now! – $39.99

Carrera 30521 Porsche 917-30 Sunoco, D132. Preorder now! – $51.69

Carrera 30522 Porsche 917-30 CAM2, D132. Preorder now! – $51.69

Carrera 30523 McLaren M20, D. Hulme, 1972, D132. Preorder now! – $51.69

Carrera 30524 McLaren M20, D. Hobbs, 1973, D132. Preorder now! – $51.69

Also announced by Carrera…

This is the 1/24 scale Grand Sport a lot of people have been waiting for.

Carrera 23748 Corvette Grand Sport, Mecom Racing Team, Sebring 1964 1/24. Preorder now – $71.69

Along with the Grand Sport there will also be a 1/24 scale model of the Ford MkII driven by Gurney and Grant at Sebring in 1966.  This is the same car Scalextric has announced in 1/32 scale.

Carrera 23746 Ford GT40 MkII, Sebring 1966, 1/24. Preorder now! – $71.69

Coming from LeMans Miniatures:

LeMans Miniatures 132030M Matra MS670B 72 LeMans winner

LeMans Miniatures 132030M Matra MS670B 1972 LeMans winner . Preorder now! – $129.99

SCX 63580 1970 Barracuda TransAm car

Update on SCX Barracudas

We have sold through our first shipment of the #42 and #48 Barracuda TransAm cars, but we have large additional shipments coming so we are continuing to take orders for these cars.  No definite word yet on exact arrival dates but we expect to have more soon.

Thanks for shopping with us!

The Electric Dream Team

www.electricdreams.com

Warehouse phone (310) 676-7600

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Scalextric 2010 Releases

December 31, 2009 by  
Filed under Slot Car News

As posted on every slot car forum site in the world by now…

Sets

Scalextric Start -World Rally – C1249 – 2nd quarter
Scalextric Start – Grand Prix – C1250 – 2nd quarter
Scalextric Start – GT Endurance – C1251 – 2nd quarter
McLaren – C1253 – 3rd quarter
Digital Lane Change – C1256 – 2nd quarter
007 James Bond – C1254 – 3rd quarter
Extreme GT – C1255 – 3rd quarter

F1 Cars

McLaren F1 2010 Hamilton – C3043 – 3rd quarter
McLaren F1 2010 -C3046 – 3rd quarter
Brawn GP 2009 – C3048 – 2nd quarter
Ferrari 2009 Raikonnen – C3051 – 2nd quarter
Ferrari 2009 Massa – C3052 – 2nd quarter

Limited Edition Cars

LIMITED EDITION: Gulf Oil Aston Martin Le Mans twin pack – C3055A – 3rd quarter
LIMITED EDITION: 1955 Jaguar D-Type & Mercedes SLR Le Mans – C3058A – 2nd quarter
Aston Martin DB5 (007 Bond) – C3091A – 2nd quarter
Brawn GP (J Button) – C3047A – 2nd quarter

Street Super Resistant Cars

Ferrari F430 (Super Resistant) – C3067 – 1st quarter
Subaru Police Car – C3068 – 4th quarter
TOP GEAR Lamborghini Gallardo (Super Resistant) – C3069 – 3rd quarter
TOP GEAR Nissan GT-R (Super Resistant) – C3070 – 3rd quarter
TOP GEAR Porsche 997 (Super Resistant) – C3071 – 3rd quarter
Nissan GT-R (STANDARD, Super Resistant) – C3072 -1st quarter
Mini Cooper (Super Resistant) – C3073 – 1st quarter
Porsche 997 (Super Resistant) – C3074 – 1st quarter
Lamborghini Gallardo (Super Resistant) – C3075 – 1st quarter

Endurance Super Resistant Cars

Audi R8 GT3 (Super Resistant) – C3045 – 2nd quarter
Lamborghini Gallardo GT (Super Resistant) – C3078 – 1st quarter
Porsche 997 (Super Resistant) – C3079 – 1st quarter
Ferrari F430 GT (Super Resistant) – C3080 – 1st quarter

Endurance Detalied Cars

Jaguar XKR GT3 2010 – C3081 – 3rd quarter
Audi R8 GT3 (Detailed) – C3060 – 2nd quarter
Mercedes Benz 722 GT – C3010 – 1st quarter
PRO Performance Car 1 (Aston Martin DBR9) – C3082 – 3rd quarter
PRO Performance Car 2 (Chevrolet Impala SS) – C3083 – 3rd quarter
Porsche 911 – C3084 – 2nd quarter
Peugeot 908 (2009 Le Mans winner) – C3011 – 1st quarter
Ferrari F430 GT2 – C3085 – 2nd quarter
Aston Martin DBR9 – C3063 – 2nd quarter
Porsche RS Spyder – C3086 – 4th quarter
Ford GT – C3088 – 4th quarter

Street Detalied Cars

Aston Martin DBS – C3089 – 1st quarter

Rally Detalied Cars

Ford Focus WRC Eddie Stobart – C3090 – 2nd quarter

Classic Detalied Cars

Lotus 49 – C3092 – 4th quarter
Caterham – C3093 – 2nd quarter
Williams FW15C (Prost, 1993) – C3094 – 4th quarter
McLaren MP4-6 (Senna, 1991) – C3095 – 4th quarter
Ford Lotus Cortina – C3096 – 3rd quarter
Ford GT40 – C3097 – 3rd quarter
Ferrari 330 P4 – C3098 – 1st quarter
Ford Escort Mk 1 – C3099 – 4th quarter
Mini – C3100 – 4th quarter
Holden L34 Torana – C3101 – 2nd quarter
Ferrari 250 GTO – C3061 – 1st quarter
Eagle Gurney-Weslake – C3102 – 4th quarter
Ferrari 308 GTB – C3062 – 1st quarter

Touring Cars

Mini Cooper S – C3103 – 2nd quarter

USA Cars

1969 Dodge Charger Dukes of Hazard – C3044 – 1st quarter
1970-73 Camaro – C3106 – 4th quarter
Classic Ford Mustang – C3107 – 4th quarter
Classic Camaro – C3108 – 3rd quarter

Additional Cars

Jaguar XKR GT3 Concept (Super Resistant Race Livery) – C3131 – 3rd quarter
Porsche 997 Triple X (Super Resistant Race Livery ) – C3132 – 3rd quarter
Caterham R500 Blue (High Detail) – C3133 – 4th quarter
Audi R8 GT3 Rosberg (Super Resistant Race Livery) – C3134 – 3rd quarter
Lamborghini Gallardo GT-R MRP Motorsports (Super Resistant Race Livery) – C3135 -4th quarter
Ford GT-R Black Swan (High Detail) – C3136 – 4th quarter
Ford Escort Mk1 Mexico Red (Collector Centre) – C3113 – 3rd quarter
Super Resistant Twinpack: BMW Mini (Blue/Yellow) – C3128 – 3rd quarter
Super Resistant Twinpack: Nissan GT-R (Red) / Porsche 997 (Blue) – C3129 – 3rd quarter
Super Resistant Twinpack: Lamborghini Gallardo (Orange/Blue) – C3130 – 3rd quarter
Scalextric Start Twinpack: Rally – C3139 – 3rd quarter
Scalextric Start Twinpack: Single Seaters – C3141 – 3rd quarter
Scalextric Start Twinpack: GT -C3140 – 3rd quarter

Scalextric Publications

2010 Scalextric Catalogue – C8172 – 1st quarter

Scalextric Accessories

Scalextric Convertor Track – C8525 – 2nd quarter
Bulk Pack Straights (x4) – C8526 – 2nd quarter
Scalextric Start Track Extension Pack (x2) – C8527 – 2nd quarter

There will undoubtedly be some additions to this list at the Nurnburg Toy Fair in a few weeks.

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