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The Best Slot Cars Ever

Updated on August 2, 2013

Slot Cars are toys that never get old, they just go faster and faster! Get hooked on one of the worlds most popular and exciting past times, I dare you!!!

Slot cars are an amazing toy They are no respecter of age, from the young to the old.  They are a toy that entertains the old, and young alike everyone just loves them.  The young like them for their sheer speed, and the challenge to get them around the track.  Their greatest goal is to get around the track as fast as they can!

The Older folks on the other hand have refined this toy into a finely tuned sport that requires the best of cars, the most challenging of race tracks, and the greatest of talent to keep them on the track while beating all the competition.

I present to you a challenge!
Give a child any number of toys, let him see the package, and he will open the one with the slot car racetrack first every time.  That says it all!

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You will fine the fastest slot cars, and greatest slot car race car tracks sets right here! - Buy one for a Christmas present for your child, or that special li

If you are really interested in one of these products, then keep in mind that the List Price is not the sale price. Most of the time the sale price is significantly lower.

Carrera Go Traffic Light Duel
Carrera Go Traffic Light Duel

Product Features

* Dodge Viper GTS-R "Wild Thing" races the Chevy Corvette C5R "Fire Breather"

* Includes one transformer, one track with lap counter, two speed controllers and all tracks shown here.

* Dimensions when assembled: 6.5ft. x 3.5ft.

Product Description

This Carrera GO! Traffic Light Duel Car Racing Set leaves the competition in the dirt! This premium slot car racing set pits two of the hottest models on the road against each other in a death-defying drag race along a looping, swooping race track over 30 feet long! Who will rule the road? Will it be the tricked-out Dodge Viper Wild Thing GTS-R or the souped-up Chevrolet Corvette Fire Breather C5 R? Includes 2 cars, straights, loops with supports, lane changes, lap counter, curves, transformer, guardrails, replacements contacts, and spare guide keels. Footprint when assembled is 6.4x3.61 feet. Please note this item ships ground only. Availability: This Carrera Car Racing Set takes approximately 1 business day to leave the warehouse plus transit time.

Sale: $86.95

 
HOT WHEELS Slot Car Racing Formula Global Circuit Slot Car Racing Set
HOT WHEELS Slot Car Racing Formula Global Circuit Slot Car Racing Set

Product Features

* Formula One racing comes to life in the Formula Global Circuit!

* Classic 1:43 scale cars compete on any of nine possible electric track layouts

* Kids can control their car as they race for victory. Vehicles feature authentic team deco

Product Description

From the Manufacturer

Formula One racing comes to life in the Formula Global Circuit! Classic 1:43 scale cars compete on any of nine possible electric track layouts. Kids can control their car as they race for victory. Vehicles feature authentic team deco. Includes two hand controllers, two cars, and a power pack

Price: $41.99

 
HOT WHEELS Slot Car Racing Police Pursuit Slot Car Racing Set
HOT WHEELS Slot Car Racing Police Pursuit Slot Car Racing Set

Product Features

* Race to escape with two three-speed precision controllers and two high performance vehicles

* A police car and a vehicle for the bad guys!

* Features include super fast side-by-side racing and a classic figure-8 layout

Product Description

From the Manufacturer

Race to escape with two three-speed precision controllers and two high performance vehicles - a police car and a vehicle for the bad guys! Features include super fast side-by-side racing and a classic figure-8 layout

Product Description

Race to escape with two three-speed precision controllers and two high performance vehicles - a police car and a vehicle for the bad guys! Features include super fast side-by-side racing and a classic figure-8 layout

Price: $23.99

 
Carrera Go Mario Kart Slot Car Race Set 1:43 Scale
Carrera Go Mario Kart Slot Car Race Set 1:43 Scale

Product Features

* Carrera GO!!! Slot Car Racing Set

* Mario Kart

* Scale 1:43

* Dimensions when assembled: 200 x 112 cm/6.56 x 3.67 ft.

* Ages 8+

Product Description

Product Description

This Carrera GO! Mario Kart Car Racing Set is more fun than the video game! Bring the beloved Nintendo game to 3-dimensional, adrenaline-pumping life as a premium slot car racing game! Mario's B-Dasher races Wario's Brute as they zip around more than 20 feet of looping, swooping race track!Includes 2 cars, transformer, straights, curves, narrowing set, 2 hand controllers, guardrails and spare contact brushes and guide keels and a track link with a footprint of 6.56 feet X 3.67 feet. Please note this item ships ground only. Availability: This Carrera Mario Kart Car Racing Set takes approximately 1 business day to leave the warehouse plus transit time.

Sale: $69.95

 
Go James Bond Casino Royale
Go James Bond Casino Royale

Product Features

* Carrera GO!!! Slot Car Racing Set

* James Bond 007: Casino Royale

* Scale 1:43

* Dimensions when assembled: 223 x 60 cm/7.31 x 1.97 ft.

* Ages 8+

Product Description

Slot car racing at its finest. These durable tracks can be set up just about anywhere. Starter system, scale 1:43, to the Carrera World of Racing for kids from 8 years and up. All sets come with "Turbo speed controller" with race boost. Set comes with James Bond "Casino Royale" Aston Martin DB5 and a James Bond "Casino Royale" Aston Martin DBS. Contents: 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 Accessories: Support set Track section bolts Guardrails Replacement contacts Spare guide keels Track length: 6,2 m/20.34 ft.

 
Highway Patrol GO!!! Carrera Slot Car Set
Highway Patrol GO!!! Carrera Slot Car Set

Product Features

* Carrera GO!!! Slot Car Racing Set

* Highway Patrol Slot Car Race Set

* Scale 1:43

* Dimensions when assembled: 176 x 98 cm/5.76 x 3.21 ft. Track length: 5,5 m/18.04 ft.

* ages 8+

Product Description

This sweet Highway Patrol GO!!! Carrera Slot Car Set features police car with real flashing lights! This set includes 1 Car Force (Executor - Police Car), 1 CarForce (Malok), 3 Straights 13.46 inches, 4 Straights 4.48 inches, 8 Loop sections with supports, 4 Fly over sections with supports, 1 Junction, 1 Narrow section, 6 Curves 1/90 degrees, 1 Connecting track section, 1 Straight with lap counter, 2 Speed controllers, 1 Transformer, and Accessories.

 
Carrera Go Tuner Chasers
Carrera Go Tuner Chasers

Product Features

* Carrera GO!!! Slot Car Racing Set

* Tuner Chasers

* Scale 1:43

* Dimensions when assembled: 142 x 78 cm/4.66 x 2.56 ft.

* Ages 8+

Product Description

Slot car racing at its finest. These durable tracks can be set up just about anywhere. Starter system, scale 1:43, to the Carrera World of Racing for kids from 8 years and up. All sets come with "Turbo speed controller" with race boost. Contents: 1 Corvette C5 R ?FireBreather" 1 Nissan 350Z ?Tuner" 5 Straights 342 mm 1 Straight 114 mm 6 Curves 1/90° 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 Track length: 3,6 m/11.81 ft.

 
Big Block Battler Set/New Cars
Big Block Battler Set/New Cars

Product Features

* 40 feet of side-by-side racing that fits into a 7' x 4' area

* Includes 2 Super G+ Stocker Style race cars

* UL wall type power pack

* Guardrails

* Lap Counter

Product Description

Twisty, turning, multi-level racing. Lots of excitement and a really fun track. Super G+ Stockers provide fender banging action.

 
Giant Raceway Set/ New Cars
Giant Raceway Set/ New Cars

Product Features

* Includes 2 Super G+ Indy style race cars

* UL wall type power pack

* Guardrails

* Pit Building and Grandstand Building

* Over/Under section

Product Description

This is the Big One! It has it all: Curves, straights, squeeze tracks...everything! The banked turn at the end of the straight-a-way is a real "white knuckler"...this one is really fun!

 
Ferrari 04 vs McLaren 05 Set SCX80790
Ferrari 04 vs McLaren 05 Set SCX80790

Product Features

* Track Perimeter 3,20 m (152 x 82 cm)

* Includes McLaren Mercedes MP4-20 (Kimi Raikkonen)

* Includes Ferrari F2004 (Schumacher Version)

* 8 Standard curves

* 3 Standard Straights 350mm

Product Description

The size and simplicity of this racing set make it the perfect introduction to slot racing. It is especially attractive because of the cars included: the Ferrari F2004 driven by the 7 times world champion Michael Schumacher, and the Kimi Raikkonen McLaren F-1, runner-up in the 2005 world championship. It is an excellent choice to expand other racing sets (e.g. C2 and C3).

 
Evolution Checkered Flag Run Slot Car Set
Evolution Checkered Flag Run Slot Car Set

Product Features

* 1/32nd scale

* Mustang & Camaro race cars

* Lap Counter included

* 32.8ft lap length

* sets up in a 10.4ft x 8.3ft area

Product Description

1/32nd scale Checkered Flag Run race set with lap counter.

 
Scalextric 1/32 Scale Speed Machines Slot Car Race Set
Scalextric 1/32 Scale Speed Machines Slot Car Race Set

Product Features

* 1/32nd scale

* 15ft lap length

* Sets up in a 6 x 4ft

* 2 Audi TT race cars

Product Description

Speed Machines T1 race set. Set includes 7 standard straights, 8 standard curves, 1 half straight, 1 sport power base w/ a/c adapter and 2 controllers=

 
Carrera Go! Ferrari Racing Slot Car Set
Carrera Go! Ferrari Racing Slot Car Set

Product Features

* Carrera GO!!! Slot Car Racing Set

* Ferrari Racing Slot Car Race Set

* Scale 1:43

* Dimensions when assembled: 5.77 x 2.23 ft./176 x 68 cm

* Ages 8+

Product Description

The Ferrari Racing slot car set is part of the Carrera Go! Series. Carrera Go! Is the ideal starter system which can be expanded with a huge number of accessories. The turbo speed controller makes speeding real fun on the tracks scale 1:43. Learning from the Ferrari means learning how to win! Future world champions can practice their racing skills. Both models of the Formula 1 Team from Maranello can demonstrate their strong performance on this race track. The 17.38 foot long basic slot car racing set contains 2 tampo-printed cars scale 1:43 as well as a looping and a high banked curve. It includes (1) Ferrari F1 No.1, (1) Ferrari F1 No.2, (5) straights (13.46"), (6) straights (4.48"), (8) loop sections with supports, (4) curves 1/90 degrees, (4) high banked curves 1/45 degrees, (1) connecting track section, (2) speed controllers, (1) transformer, (1) straight with lap counter, support set, track section bolts, guardrails, replacement contacts, spare guide keels, and instructions.

 
Carrera Evolution Cruzin' Slot Car Set - 1:32 Scale 28 Piece
Carrera Evolution Cruzin' Slot Car Set - 1:32 Scale 28 Piece

Product Features

* This Cruzin' Set features "Ground Light Effect" on the cars - a Custom 2005 Ford Mustang GT, and a Custom Chevrolet Corvette C6.

* The dimensions of the set when assembled are 7.71 x 7.51 ft.

* This set comes complete with everything you need to get started- track, cars, transformers, instructions and more!

* Includes wide track system for sensational drifts and power slide action.

* Cars have realistic acceleration and braking action, and come with polarity switch to change directions.

From the Manufacturer

Carrera - Racing Systems for Winners! The fascination of the car, the adventure of motor sport, and the irresistible urge of mankind to compete against each other are transferred to scale and fitted with Carrera quality and Carrera technologies, creating a platform for the young and old to be able to spend many entertaining hours at the Carrera racetrack. This slotracing set is top quality. It's worldwide unique race track system combines tracks to race 1:24 and 1:32 scale cars. This Cruzin' Set includes 2 1:32 scale cars.

 
1/32nd scale Digital Ignition Sport Digital race set.
1/32nd scale Digital Ignition Sport Digital race set.

Product Features

* 1/32nd scale

* 16ft lap length

* Sets up in a 6 x 4.25ft

* new updated Sport Digital Power base that supports up to 4 cars on 1 power supply

* Sport Digital Nissan 350Z race cars

Product Description

Digital Ignition Sport Digital race set. Includes: 6 standard straights, 8 radius 2 curves, 1 lane change section, 1 Sport Digital Powerbase (4 car version), 2 Nissan 350Z race cars

 
Carrera Exclusive Super Grand Tourisme Slot Car Set - 1:24 Scale
Carrera Exclusive Super Grand Tourisme Slot Car Set - 1:24 Scale

Product Features

* The Super Grand Tourisme Set features a Chevrolet Corvette C6R Sebring 2005 and a Ferrari 575 GTC, Barron Connor Racing Le Mans 2004.

* The dimensions of the set when assembled are 10.07 x 5.22 ft.

* This set comes complete with everything you need to get started- track, cars, transformers, electronical speed controllers, lane change sections, instructions and more!

* Includes wide track system for sensational drifts and power slide action.

* Cars have realistic acceleration and braking action, and come with polarity switch to change directions.

From the Manufacturer

Carrera - Racing Systems for Winners! The fascination of the car, the adventure of motor sport, and the irresistible urge of mankind to compete against each other are transferred to scale and fitted with Carrera quality and Carrera technologies, creating a platform for the young and old to be able to spend many entertaining hours at the Carrera racetrack. This slotracing set is the highest in quality. This Super Grand Tourisme Set comes with 2 1:24 scale cars.

Product Description

Slot car racing at its finest. The Exclusiv series has thriling racing themes. For teens, adults and hobbyists from 10 years and up. Highest quality tracks, cars, and accessories in 1:24 scale. Widest tracks with shoulders for power slides and sensational drifts Extensive accessory assortment. Contents: Chevrolet® Corvette® C6R?, Sebring 2005 Ferrari 575 GTC, Barron Connor Racing Le Mans^2004 11 Standard straights 1 Connecting section 8 Curves 1/60° 2 Electronical speed controllers 1 Transformer Outside shoulders for curves Inside shoulders for curves Shoulder connecting sections Track supports Guardrails Track section bolts Replacement contacts Accessories Instructions Track length: 6,6 m/21.65 ft.

 
evolution- grand prix slot car set- 1:32 scale-19+ pcs
evolution- grand prix slot car set- 1:32 scale-19+ pcs

Product Features

* This Grand Prix Set features a Ferrari F2005 "No. 1" and a McLaren Mercedes MP 4/20 "No. 9".

* The dimensions of the set when assembled are 6.56 x 2.62 ft.

* This set comes complete with everything you need to get started- track, cars, transformers, instructions and more!

* Includes wide track system for sensational drifts and power slide action.

* Cars have realistic acceleration and braking action, and come with polarity switch to change directions.

From the Manufacturer

Carrera - Racing Systems for Winners! The fascination of the car, the adventure of motor sport, and the irresistible urge of mankind to compete against each other are transferred to scale and fitted with Carrera quality and Carrera technologies, creating a platform for the young and old to be able to spend many entertaining hours at the Carrera racetrack. This slotracing set is top quality. It's worldwide unique race track system combines tracks to race 1:24 and 1:32 scale cars. This Grand Prix Set includes 2 1:32 scale cars.

Product Description

Take to the track in this Formula 1 Grand Prix miniature racing set.

* Race inspired Ferrari F2005

* Race inspired McLaren-Mercedes MP/4/20

* 1:32 scale cars

* 1:24 scale figure 8 track

* 2 mechanical speed controllers let you race side by side

Young racers enjoy the authentic detailing of the cars as they race along this figure 8 track.

Safety warning: This product contains small parts that may present a choking hazard for young children.

 

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      my 8 yr old is turning 9 next month, this would be right up his alley!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I miss these sooooooooo much!

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      stylingparts 6 years ago

      really good lens :)

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      blueyourk 6 years ago

      WOW i love that kind of Cars racing thank u i enjoyed it to much

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      LikinTrikin LM 6 years ago

      AHHHH, memories. What a great lens! Brought me back to a fun time. Full of information and I love the videos. Blessings from Rob and Faith.

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      scar4 6 years ago

      They're absolutely the best slot cars toys. Thumbs up! I've been enjoying myself.

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      JeffreyTymczak LM 7 years ago

      Great collection of information and tips. Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to your next lens, I will definitely be rating this UP!!! ;)Jeff

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      marsha32 8 years ago

      cool! I am going to favorite this to come back to as my grandson needs more cars for his tracks.

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      mikewitt 8 years ago

      Hey Donna,This is an excellent lens, I loved slot cars when I was a kid, now I wish I never got rid of them, probably would be worth some money.Thanks for the lens, brought back some fun memories.Mike Witt

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      julieannbrady 8 years ago

      Do you know that my father was always inventing some type of little motorized car down the basement of our Cleveland homes. I recently even found that he had a patent registered to him online although it wasn't for a car. Thanks for the memories. PS did ya see the costume selection for Donna?

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      chrisnel 9 years ago

      Your lens would be a great addition to the 'Formula 1 Racing' Group( http://www.squidoo.com/groups/formula1 ) Feel free to add it anytime!

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      juliasofia44 9 years ago

      wow! Great lens.

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      akrause2112 9 years ago

      Excellent addition to the HUGE LENSES Group!

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      I love this kind of stuff! We used to have a track around here about 15 years ago, wish we still had it. Even tho my son is 26, I wish he had more time to play (gives me an excuse to let my tomboy nature out)

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      Gail Faulkner 9 years ago

      Hi, Welcome to the Baby Shopping Group Remember to visit the headquarters and take a look at some wonderful baby lenses we have there.Gail

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      clarkk 9 years ago

      was always thinking about getting into slots but never did

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      RuthCoffee 9 years ago

      Great lens! My husband loves slot car racing, won a car years ago doing it. Now it seems most of the public tracks are closed down; everyone plays video games and the only options are building your own tracks...but then there is limited competition!