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> Penelope Pitlane News
Posted by Ian B - 29-10-14 20:37 - 9 comments

Penelope Pitlane News

1952 Thin Wall Special MkIV
The Model Kit

The kit includes Lightweight one piece precision moulded resin body and separate driver, clear wind shield. 40 white numbers, black roundels and Thin Wall Special decals

With the dissapointment of the V16 BRM Project Tony Vandervell acquired a series of Ferraris, this is the last of those and is known as the MkIV (although only 3rd actual chassis).
It started life as a long wheelbase 375 Indianapolis chassis. It was re-bodied in Britain and fitted with Goodyear brake discs. This car would become one of the most famous cars in Britain driven by the likes of Gonzalez, Taruffi, Farina, Hawthorn & Collins. With Farina at the wheel it became the first car to lap Silverstone at over 100mph.
Colour Scheme
Overall Ford Meadow Green, white numbers on black roundals either side of nose & tail. Thin Wall Special one either side of bonnet, Ferrari badge front centre of nose.
Penelopes Tips
To build the complete kit we recoment using:
SMJ chassis with choice of slimline motor
CL wheels front & rear with PEW4 spoked inserts & GP tyres from the Penelope Pitlane range.

Available to order as a body kit or complete kit with chassis & running gear from
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> Modelant
Posted by Old-Pack-Rat - 28-10-14 20:39 - 8 comments

Modelant is a small company located in Catalonia and designed to develop and create slot cars entirely handmade using traditional methods in developement and manufacture of its products. We have more than 9 years of professional experience in the world of slot cars, both handmade with little artisan productions and industrial levels with large productions and modern technologies. At this stage, we aim to offer to the collector faithful replicas of slot cars at 1/32 scale unrealeased and with historical interest.
We hope to satisfy your expectations.
Albert and Joan Jobal

We would liked to be able to write this email before, to announce our second car, that almost a year of suffering we have done, but due to an external problem with some pieces we can not present until now. Problem has been resolved and improve our calendar.

Having said that, we are pleased to present the reference M-02, made in high quality polyurethane resin at strict 1/32 scale: the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Mille Miglia winner in 1938, handled by Clemente Biondetti and Aldo Stefani as copilot. Car in which we maintain our philosophy hundred percent handmade, without computer aids, and also enhance by making the chassis, being strictly mechanical parts the only made out of our workshop, becoming one of the few artisans who make all production in his workshop.

Text from Modelant

I just noticed that Modelant has released a new car... a Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B housed in a wooden
display case. Here's the link:


Limited to 300 pieces.
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> Racer/Silverline News; 275GTB & 312P
Posted by JEXY1 - 24-10-14 15:17 - 5 comments

News from Racer/Silverline;

There are a couple of new livery announcements that we expect from Racer and Silverline before the end of the year.

275GTB Maranello Concessionaires
Le Mans 24hrs 1966
P.Courage / R.Pike
Ref; RCSL24
Retail £125.00

First up we have the beautiful 275GTB Maranello Concessionaires entry into the 1966 Le Mans. For those of you who didn't know Maranello was the official UK importer of Ferrari for many years and took an active role in motorsports entering many of the world's top sports car events. Note the car does not have the prancing horse on its sides, it was only the official Italian Factory team that was allowed to do that at the time. Featuring Slot.it components throughout this is a lovely handcrafted masterpiece from Racer's Silverline range.

312P N.A.R.T. Team
Daytona 24hrs 1970
#24 S.Posey / M.Parkes
Ref; RCR69
Retail £190.00

The second release is the 312P Coupe as raced in the 1970 Daytona 24hrs by the N.A.R.T. team. I've got to say that Ferrari's stop gap coupe introduced in 1969 before the 512S, is one of the prettiest sports racing cars ever made. What the car lacked in overall results was in my opinion more than made up for in the looks department! These resin hand built models as always feature Slot.it internals and are sort after by Ferrari collectors the world over.

Images, info and text as supplied by UK distributor Gaugemaster.
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> SCX News - New cars/liveries
Posted by JEXY1 - 24-10-14 12:51 - 3 comments

News from SCX;

New SCX cars due in the next two weeks;

Ref A10159 Porsche 911GT3 Rally "Valeo"

Ref A10138 Vodafone McLaren MP4-29 "Button"

Ref A10137 Mercedes AMG C-Coupe DTM "Juncadella"

Ref A10139 Vodafone McLaren MP4-29 "Magnussen"

Images and info as supplied by UK distributor Staffs Slot Cars UK
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Posted by JEXY1 - 21-10-14 12:49 - 1 comments

News from Proto Slot Kit;

Tour de Corse 1960
J.C. Rolland/G.Augias
Ref; CB087
Scale 1;32
Kit, Painted Kit and RTR.

ALFA-ROMEO Giulietta – Tour de Corse 1960 – J.C. Rolland/G. Augias.

Required parts :

- KY01 : Metal chassis pack

- SR03 : Aluminum set wheels + tires + Screws

RTR models on reservation.

Image and info as supplied by PSK. - www.proto-slot-kit.com

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