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Ok, here's the deal. I can always beat my friends in my Fly Lola B98/10 Sebring 1999, taking out anything from SCX Judd Dome, SCX Audi R8 Japan and the Scalextric Lister Storm.

But I only have two GT cars so far, a Ninco Mercedes CLK GTR (lousy) and a Fly Marcos LM 600 2002 (yellow/white).

Any suggestions for a beat-em-all GT car in terms of speed/handling? We race with magnets.

Any help much appreciated!
 

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I would go for the latest Fly Viper if I were you.
It has excellent speed right out of the box, and in addition has stunning looks.

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The Ninco Honda NSX is a very nice fast car. The latest Fly Vipers are very fast too, but feel a bit too stuck down IMHO,relying too much on magnetic downforce. The Ninco Honda has a very good balance between magnetic downforce and tyre grip.
 

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I would go for the latest Fly Viper if I were you.
It has excellent speed right out of the box, and in addition has stunning looks.

The Ninco Honda NSX is a very nice fast car. The latest Fly Vipers are very fast too, but feel a bit too stuck down IMHO,relying too much on magnetic downforce. The Ninco Honda has a very good balance between magnetic downforce and tyre grip.

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I've not raced the Ninco NSX, but have read several comments that it is much slower than the Cartrix NSX. However, I have both the new style and old style Fly Vipers, and would agree that they are hard to beat. The original was more driveable, and I personally preferred it's handling, but the new version has so much raw power from the Fly Racing motor that what you lose in corners you more than make up in the straight.

My other favourites would be the Fly Venturi, and Lister Storm or the Scalextric TVR's, and possibly their new Viper Competition Coupe, although I've still to race mine seriously.

I guess a lot depends on the track surface and layout, as to what will work best.

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Thanks for the suggestions.

However, I was told the Fly Viper is *not* out yet until sometime in March 2005?

I'll check up on the Ninco Honda, but I was very disappointed with my Ninco Mercedes CLK GTR..
 

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The Viper I am talking about has been out for some time now.
A84, A205, A206 and A207 are the current standard edition cars that have been released of this version.

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QUOTE (Roadkill @ 5 Jan 2005, 22:21)The Viper I am talking about has been out for some time now.
A84, A205, A206 and A207 are the current standard edition cars that have been released of this version.

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Ok, I was thinking of the Oreca Viper, which I heard is not yet out.

In the meantime I've just bought the Scalextric Dodge Viper Competition Coupe Nr. 22 Limited Edition.
http://www.slotracershardware.com/scalextric/c2522a.html

Any idea how this sucker holds up against the Fly Viper?
 

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It's not as fast as the Fly car in a straight line, but it's a sweet handling car. On my 65ft track they shine in different sections of the track but laptimes are within a couple of tenths overall.

Have fun

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QUOTE (taxi @ 5 Jan 2005, 23:57)It's not as fast as the Fly car in a straight line, but it's a sweet handling car. On my 65ft track they shine in different sections of the track but laptimes are within a couple of tenths overall.

Have fun

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Thanks m8

This is an excellent forum :)
 

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Can you replace the chassis on whatever car you get? Is that allowed under the rules?

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Scalextric MG Lola runs well. New Ford GT might be able to give a challenge too.

If you count Audi TTs and Porsche Boxsters as GT cars then Scaley blck window cars are very quick with magnets. And for £15 you can't go wrong. Yoou could buy a pair fir the price of a normal slot car and then race them against each other. They'd be equally matched.
 

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Hi,

The Scalextric MG Lola, in my Scalextric Sport, is faster than NSX, Fly Viper, Fly Saleen.
I've two straights with 3 meters each and one R1 bend.
 

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"Scalextric MG Lola"

What model exactly are you talking about? Is this a GT car (it needs to be)?
 

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QUOTE (schnuz @ 7 Jan 2005, 14:55)"Scalextric MG Lola"

What model exactly are you talking about? Is this a GT car (it needs to be)?
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No it isn't, Schnuz, it's an LMP and IMO you've already got a car that beats it hands down anyway, with the Fly Lola!

I think you'll be hard pushed to beat the latest Fly Viper in mag GT races!

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QUOTE (Mr Material UK @ 7 Jan 2005, 15:02)No it isn't, Schnuz, it's an LMP and IMO you've already got a car that beats it hands down anyway, with the Fly Lola!

I think you'll be hard pushed to beat the latest Fly Viper in mag GT races!

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Thank you,

I'm very happy with my Lola which even beat the SCX Judd Dome (with Pro Competition motor).

The latest Fly Viper, what model exactly is that? I was hoping to get the Oreca Viper?
 

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QUOTE (schnuz @ 7 Jan 2005, 13:55)"Scalextric MG Lola"

What model exactly are you talking about? Is this a GT car (it needs to be)?
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I'm so sorry. I didn't understand that you spoke about GT car.

 

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Schnuz, if you're racing on a track with a long straight, consider the Cartrix NSX. The newer version with the 6 spoke wheels has an NC-2/5 size motor called a TX-5 that is stupid fast! It also has a Fly bar magnet just ahead of the rear axle, so it is pretty stuck down. That motor is the fastest one I've seen, like the MRRC red can but with much more torque!?! I had to take it out of the car.
 

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Sorry, I (and obviously a few others) thought you wanted somehting to race against your Fly Lola, hence the MG and Reynard.

Fly Venturi. Great car.
 
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