Scalextric DeLorean brings again the joys to slot-car racing
Scalextric is to expand its attraction via achieving out to millennials and the ones having a look to have a laugh with a spread of latest automobiles from motion pictures and TV presentations together with Most effective Fools and Horses and Again To The Long run.
Nervous that the slot-car toy has gotten “too critical” lately because it chased realism over a laugh and leisure, the brand new automobiles might be previous on there personal relatively than as a part of a themed set.
It is a transfer, says Scalextric, that implies it’s going to be capable of stay the access to race prices down and transform a conceivable “impulse” acquire.
A spokesman for the corporate showed to Pocket-lint the brand new automobiles might be occurring sale from April and price £49 after they release in the United Kingdom.
To this point automobiles come with the well-known time-jumping DeLorean from Again To The Long run and each the Ford Cortina and Robin Reliant from BBC comedy vintage Most effective Fools and Horses.
The DeLorean will characteristic a operating Flux capacitor, operating lighting fixtures, and an attachable Lighting fixtures rod permitting you to reenact the general scene within the motion pictures.
The well-known yellow motor pushed via Del Boy and Rodney would be the first three-wheeled vehicle via Hornsby, makers of Scalextric.
And as to what’s subsequent? Even if a spokesman for the corporate wouldn’t say, speaking candidly to Pocket-lint we get the affect there might be extra iconic automobiles that resonate with equivalent audiences sooner or later.
One such promise is extra James Bond automobiles. The brand new automobiles, which is able to release to conincide with the brand new Bond film No Time To Die in cinemas, can be to be had on their very own permitting racers so as to add them to present units with no need to spend money on a whole providing.
The brand new James Bond vary will release with a silver Aston Martin DB5 and a black Aston Martin V8, either one of which characteristic within the upcoming film No Time To Die, with extra automobiles to come back sooner or later.
We’ll stay you posted.