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 Royale."

"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 m track."

Above: The race track featured in the set.

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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