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Thanks guys. The issue then for a brand like ours is that the average consumer you have cars at £42.99 and then the same car, albeit a shiny one, at say £45.99. Which some may not quite get. The bigger issue is the reluctance of the factories to do it if i am honest!
A little off topic but, I havent written before to you mate, but if you could accept just one small coment, I'd like to ask the possibility to add your racing chasis to all/most of the cars you release or at least making them available at a fair price at Amazon.

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Thanks guys. The issue then for a brand like ours is that the average consumer you have cars at £42.99 and then the same car, albeit a shiny one, at say £45.99. Which some may not quite get. The bigger issue is the reluctance of the factories to do it if i am honest!
I have a couple of chrome finish Scalextric cars and I have been very impressed with the standard of finish. Well done Simon and Team at Scalextric!
 

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The hood on the prototype looks really odd! Almost like another car...but I love the fact they are including the recess and lenses for the fog lights!
But I want a CONTI!!!!
 

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Short wheelbase; going to be a twitchy wee thing, ain't she?😬

On that side of things, it's an interesting looking Fjord-ah!😉
 

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A photo of the under-side would be nice ..... struggling to imagine how a flat 6 angle-winder would shoehorn in there, unless it's short and wide or not so short actually.
 

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Just for interest sake I looked up the dimensions of the roadgoing Escort Mk 2 compared to the roadgoing BMW 320:

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The last column is the size of the car in the table compared to the other, in other words the wheelbase of the real Escort is 93.4% of the wheelbase of the BMW 320 and the width of the 320 is 104.8% that of the Escort.

Actually a bit closer than I expected but still: I expect the Sideways Escort to have.. let's just call them "liberal interpretations" of the actual dimensions and leave it at that...
 

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In Gr5 they were allowed to change the width, height and length of the car. Not sure about the wheelbase though.
 

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Doesn't look short to me. I think it'll be very similar to the BMW 320 and Capri.
I shall say nothing about how twitchy I find my 320 and my Island in the Sun to be.😬

Perversely, I enjoy my Stratos. Go figure.🤷‍♂️
 

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I raced the stratos as well and it was damn good. But the stratos is the italian ford gt40: very low CoG.
Anyway, I like all the Gr5 that Sideways has put out so far.
 
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