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Hands-on: Scalextric RCS Race Control System review (video)

Hands-on: Scalextric RCS Race Control System review (video)

By 21 January 2014

Scalextric has been around for a while, but the company has used the London Toy Fair 2014 to introduce the first 1:32 scale slot car Race Control System that will let you use a Bluetooth-enabled device to wirelessly create and manage races. Scalextric... >>

Scalextric Quick Build Demolition Derby set plays nice with Lego

Scalextric Quick Build Demolition Derby set plays nice with Lego

By 24 January 2013

Scalextric Quick Build Demolition Derby Set: that's the Scalextric set your kids are going to most want later in the year, so make a note of it now so you are prepared. Launched at the London Toy Fair this week, the Scalextric Quick Build set will, says... >>

James Bond 007 Skyfall cars revealed with official Scalextric set

James Bond 007 Skyfall cars revealed with official Scalextric set

By 13 April 2012

If you could combine two of your most favourite things in the world, what would be the outcome? Charlize Theron on a camping trip to Bognor Regis? Simon Cowell's head and a blender, perhaps? Surely James Bond Scalextric has to be up there somewhere. And... >>

Scalextric Digital Platinum pictures and hands-on

Scalextric Digital Platinum pictures and hands-on

By 26 March 2012

It comes with six cars, features more than 8.5m of track and costs £499.99, and we just couldn't resist having a play with the new Digital Platinum from Scalextric. So that's what we did - with a few beers and some pizza, of course. Out of the box and... >>

Scalextric Star Wars Death Star Attack: Force powered slot car racing

Scalextric Star Wars Death Star Attack: Force powered slot car racing

By 24 January 2012

Are you a Star Wars fan? Like Scalextric? Then Hornby has the ultimate set for you coming later in the year - Star Wars Scalextric. Yep, that's right, the two biggest toy brands of your childhood will be coming together in glorious 3D (a tie-in with the... >>

Amazon's top toy tips for Christmas 2011

Amazon's top toy tips for Christmas 2011

By 21 July 2011

Like Hamleys, Microsoft, Hasbro, Currys/PC World and John Lewis before it, Amazon has held its Christmas in July event, showcasing all the gifts that it believes will not look out of place in Santa's bulging sack come the end of the year. And while there... >>

Cars 2 Scalextric races to the shops

Cars 2 Scalextric races to the shops

By 15 July 2011

With the imminent release of Pixar's latest movie, Cars 2, it comes as no surprise that stores are being crammed with related branded and themed merchandise. There's Cars 2 lunchboxes, Cars 2 sticker books, Cars 2 pyjamas and Jimmy and Alan Carr both... >>

Hornby goes London 2012 Olympics mad with Scalextric Team GB Track Cycling Set

Hornby goes London 2012 Olympics mad with Scalextric Team GB Track Cycling Set

By 26 January 2011

Hornby, maker of both Scalextric and its eponymous toy train line, has signed up with the London 2012 Olympics for a range of officially-licensed products in stores now and coming over the next few months. Firstly, the company has created a specially... >>

12 Days of Christmas: Scalextric Digital Pro GT

12 Days of Christmas: Scalextric Digital Pro GT

By 8 December 2010

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me... Eight Scalextric cars a-driving. Which was a top present as we may have gotten a bit older, but you can never grow out of a spot of slot car racing. Even if they whizz off at every corner, because... >>

Scalextric gets serious with Digital Pro GT

Scalextric gets serious with Digital Pro GT

By 16 September 2010

There are certain things you never grow out of... Fizzy drinks. Sherbet Dib Dabs. A great episode of Tom and Jerry. Wearing a baby grow at bed time. Er... One of those things, certainly for most chaps (and some chapettes) is Scalextric. It is, quite frankly,... >>


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