Nikko have officially announced the third Carrera
racing set in their James Bond series - a Casino Royale
edition. MI6 has the full preview...
Carrera Announce Casino Royale Racing Set
15th April 2006 /
6th June 2006 / 24th September 2006
After the success of previous editions, Nikko has decided to
once again release a 007 themed Carrera Racing Set. This time
the set to be released is Casino
Royale. Track details as well as box artwork have been revealed.
The set will retail at the regular price of £49.99 and
will be available in October / November 2006.
Update (24th September 2006): Final box art
has been confirmed by Nikko Toys (pictured below).
Above: Final box artwork for the Casino
Royale racing set.
Update (6th June 2006): As MI6
exclusively revealed earlier in the week, the Aston Martin
DB5 and the new Aston Martin DBS will be the featured cars in
the Carrera"Casino Royale" slot racing set.
Above: The Aston Martin DB5 and DBS
model slot racing cars.
"Brand new for 2006, Carrera brings the thrill of racing
into your front room featuring a yet to be announced car for 007
in the eagerly anticipated 2006 version of the Bond film, Casino
"Coming soon is the new and exclusive James Bond Casino
Royale slot-racing Go!! set by Carrera. You are sure to love watching
Bond outrun his enemy on the tracks on this Go!! set which features
1:43 scale track with a loop the loop and turbo boosts on a 6.2
Above: The race track featured in
1 James Bond Car A, 1 James Bond Car B, 6 Straights 342 mm, 1
Straight 114 mm, 3 Straights 100 mm, 8 Loop sections with supports,
4 Fly Over sections with supports, 2 Lane change sections, 4 Curves
1/90°, 2 Curves 1/45°, 1 Connecting track section, 1 Straight
with lap counter, 2 Speed controllers, 1 Transformer
Support set, Track section bolts, Guardrails, Replacement contacts,
Spare guide keels
When assembled: 223 x 60 cm/7.31 x 1.97 ft.
Track length: 6,2 m/20.34 ft.
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