What is better than Scalextric?

What is better than Scalextric?

“Micro Scalextric” vs “Carrera GO!” – We would recommend Carrera GO! This range is significantly larger than Scalextric’ “Micro” range, with a good set of Track Extensions and extra cars available to purchase. The cars are also bigger and more detailed.

What is the biggest Scalextric?

Thousands of people went along to the Weybridge museum to see Top Gear’s James May set up a 2.75-mile Scalextric track, now the longest ever created.

Who makes the best slot car sets?

Top 7 Best Sets for Slot Car Racing

  • AFX America’s Sports Car Chevy Corvette 32′ HO Scale Slot Car Racing Set.
  • Auto World Semi-Frozen Extreme Conditions 14′ HO Scale Slot Car Set.
  • Auto World 24 Hours of LeMans Speed v Endurance 16′ HO Slot Car Set.
  • Auto World Country Charger Chase 14′ HO Slot Car Racing Set.

What is the best brand of slot cars?


  • Scalextric ARC Pro 24h Le Mans.
  • Carrera Digital 132 GT Face Off.
  • SCX Compact Formula Challenge.

Do old Scalextric cars work on new track?

General. On the whole there is very good compatibility between the old and new Scalextric cars and Scalextric track. Newer Scalextric cars can run well on older Scalextric layouts as long as the layout is flat and contains no sudden changes in height such as rocks or banked curves.

When was Scalextric most popular?

2000s. Scalextric took its biggest leap to date with the introduction of Digital technology in 2004. This allowed up to six cars to race on two lanes, as well as introducing a lane change function so you could overtake (or indeed block) opponents.

How can I make my Scalextric car faster?

Improve the racing performance of your Scalextric car with these simple hints and tips

  1. Clean your track. Very often there is a thin layer of dust on Scalextric track.
  2. Clean your tyres.
  3. Remove the oxides.
  4. Replace your tyres.
  5. Use better tyres.
  6. Add some weight.
  7. Use a magnet.

What is the best slot car brand?

Do Carrera cars work on Scalextric?

PS: You can convert Carrera cars to Scalextric digital for use on ARC PRO in digital mode by using the C7005 retro chip… (not required for ARC ONE or ARC AIR….)