The March 711 pictured above is the beginings of a prototype, that may or may not come to market.
At the moment it's a Scalextric body on my new chassis...looks like a real slot car.
If it comes to market it'll have a fully detailed engine, gearbox and the airbox-rear end treatment will be made scale...in fact the whole body will be recreated so that I don't infringe on hornby's copyright. I only produce originals.
However, the chassis is available now...and it'll fit many existing F-1 cars, its narrow enough to accomodate 60's Lotuses and BRM's, and low enough to fit a Matchbox Surtees or one of those 1970 Scalextric cars that got lost in the toy world when the slot car world crashed in the distant past.
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It's interesting that March hedged their bet when they introduced the March 711. Ronnie Peterson's car had a Cosworth DFV engine (pictured in Dennis' post), whilst team mate Andrea de Adamich's car had an Alfa Romeo engine.
That Scalextric body looks like a 711 with a 721X rear-end. Here are some profile drawings of the 711 / 721:
A strange variant of the March 711 was the 1972 "Eifelland".
Gunther Henerici, a German businessman, wanted to go racing in the early 1970s and to that end he bought a March 721 and had aerodynamicist Lutz Colani play with the design. The result was the unusual looking Eifelland - named for Henerici's caravan company. Rolf Stommelen tried hard for the team and managed to finish in six out of eight attempts.
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