60th Anniversary Collection - 2010s, Bentley Continental GT3 Limited Edition C3831a
60th Anniversary collection is a must have set !
GT3 cars are amongst the most popular racing on today’s racing circuits and the first car of the 60th Anniversary Collection to be announced is the Bentley Continental GT3.
As Scalextric entered the second decade of the 21st century it has continued to bring technological advances to the slot racing arena. Following Digital has come ARC; a race management system that allows the user to wirelessly manage all elements of the ‘Scalextric race experience’ using Bluetooth technology via a tablet or smart device. ARC seamlessly merges the excitement of real-time slot racing, with the thrill of on screen gameplay.
The car releases have also kept apace with the real racing world. Lewis Hamilton has featured along with his Mercedes F1 car, the GT ranks have been swelled by the popularity of the GT3 class of racing and historic fans have been treated to ever more detailed and iconic versions of the Lotus 49 and 72.
The Bentley Continental GT3 is just one of many GT3 race cars now offered by Scalextric. Making its competitive debut at the 2013 Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi on 13th December 2013, many scoffed that a car the size of the Continental would be successful but it has proved to bean amazing car, powerful and well handling it is still one of the best cars in its class. The Abu Dhabi race would mark Bentleys return to motorsport ten years after its dominant win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2003 and as of now the car continues to win in the Blancpain GT sprint and Endurance series, British GT, GT Cup and on many Scalextric layouts across the world.