A 1969 Camaro Z/28 Reborn as an Incredibly Detailed Slot Car Track

Some classic cars end up in museums, other in private collections, but a handful of 1969 Camaro Z/28s are going to live out the rest of their lives as a gorgeous 1/32-scale slot car track complete with authentic decor, foliage, stands full of tiny fans, and even LED night lighting. » 6/27/14 10:40am 6/27/14 10:40am

App-Connected Slot Cars Give You Mario Kart-Like Power-Ups and Damage

Who knew that when Super Mario Kart first hit the SNES so many years ago it would have such a lasting effect on us? Even Scalextric, who've been making slot car tracks for decades, are finally introducing a new accessory that wirelessly connects to an app so you can add SMK-like crash damage, power-ups, and even stat… » 2/26/14 2:20pm 2/26/14 2:20pm

Building Your Own Slot Cars Is the Missing Link of Childhood Perfection

Hornby is getting ready to blow the minds of kids next Christmas with the greatest mashup in toys since robots started transforming into cars and trucks. The company is taking its popular Scalextric slot car line to the next level by introducing vehicles that can be assembled like a building toy. » 1/25/13 10:25am 1/25/13 10:25am

I REALLY Wanted This Slot Car Circuit For Christmas

I love slot cars. I remember building tracks with my dad and my brothers, racing old sports prototypes, old school F1s and two Porsche 911s. One of the cars was the RCR 917, so I was blown away by this custom racetrack. » 12/27/11 1:00pm 12/27/11 1:00pm

Speed Racer Slot Race Cars Were Bound to Happen from the Beginning

I have to admit that I can't resist curves, electricity, and getting off the rails. And I like slot cars too, which is why I can't wait to get my hands all over this $65 Carrera Speed Racer slot racing set, a 20.66-foot track full of loops, flyovers and the Mach 5 and Racer X cars with LED lights. [Toyology]
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AI Tech Racers: Danger Dodging Slot Cars

These AI Tech Racers from Tomy are some of the more interesting slot-style racecars we've seen. The cars have built-in sensors to detect and avoid obstacles in their path—provided they have room to maneuver—and as a result, they can fly around a track without being locked into slots. Once started, the cars ride on… » 2/20/08 5:00pm 2/20/08 5:00pm

Racing Grannies Going Nowhere Fast

Go, Granny, go! Not sure how PC this is, but we know our whisky-swilling grannies would laugh at these Racing Grannies slot cars, pitting one wheelchair-bound octogenarian against another on this 10-piece oval. Look out, you grannies, when you hit those two crossover tracks there could be thrills, chills and spills. » 1/31/07 11:45am 1/31/07 11:45am