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Scalextric launches McLaren 720S model

Published on: March 10th, 2017

The supercar was unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show.

scalextric480Cult slot racing brand Scalextric will be the first manufacturer to produce a slot car version of the new McLaren 720S, revealed officially to the public this week at the Geneva International Motor Show. The slot car model has been developed by British brand Scalextric under strict conditions for several months, allowing the slot version to be announced simultaneously with the McLaren supercar.

Ricky Black, head of brand for Scalextric, said: “Our relationship with McLaren dates back to the 1960’s when Scalextric was first established, and we produced their first McLaren M4A as a slot car. We have continued our licence arrangement with them, first with the McLaren 12C and then the iconic McLaren P1. Scalextric is now extremely excited to be announcing the first slot car model of the McLaren 720S.”

The model will be available in the two new McLaren launch colours – Glacier White and Azores Orange,with further products to launch in 2018.

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