Just announced from Spirit are the first two releases of their 'Racing' series. The first model will be available in Yellow or White (SOT200309Y & SPT200309W respectively) at an rrp of only £36.95. They are also releasing a whole host of spares and upgrades for these models, and these special parts will also fit the standard Reynard models so you can upgrade your current model to racing specification.
Motor: 26.000 rpm at 12 v. (short box)
Wheels:Aluminium with screw fix to axle.
Axles:Stainless steel hollow tube.
Crown: Plastic & aluminium from 23 tooth to 31 tooth available, with screw fix to axle.
Pinion: Brass from 7 tooth to 11 tooth available
Tyres: new soft compound ( as Fly racing tyres)
Chassis: New extra-light chassis with 3 possible motor support:Short box, long box( as Ninco nc3/5 or Fly Evo 2) or SCX motor.
Cockpit: New detailed lexan cockpit.
In the words of the manufacturers, "The new Reynard is incredible for magnetic racing and also the great chance to beat the Slot.it Audi for non-magnetic races."
I will arrange a proper review as soon as my sample car arrives with me.