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Here is your delicious A-list of Carrera slot cars, Carrera 132 slot cars, slot car track sets, and some real cool car accessories. Carrera brand in slot car was first introduced in 1963 by Josef Neuhierl GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. It was inspired by one of the coolest ever made sports cars in the 60s, the Porsche Carrera. Until today, it is the most luxury and most wanted slot car in the market.

Slot cars for beginner

For beginner, we recommend you to buy a slot car track set. Everything you need is inside one box where you can set up the track with power pack (transformer plus rectifier), electric contacts, power strips at the track, handheld speed controllers, and off course slot cars. If budget allow, you can choose some extra features such as braking elements or “drift” feature with traction magnets.

Typically there are three main types of slot car scales which are 1:24 (1/24), 1:32 (1/32), or HO slot cars. HO slot cars are usually in 1:87 to 1:64 scale. 1:24 scale is the largest slow cars available in the market and it requires a big track for any racing event. On the other hand, 1:32 scale is smaller and it is the best size for any home-size race courses. It is also the most popular scale in European countries.

For HO-sized cars come in vary scale. It is even smaller and because of various size available in the market, many slot cars lover likes to modify it and create their own modified HO slot cars. Other than Carrera slot cars, there are some other nice options such as Scalextric, SCX, Ninco.

Where can I find it?

A Carrera slot car is usually start from $30 dollars depends on the model, year, and modification. A modified Carrera may cost up to $500 dollars depends on parts available on the car while a standard Scalextric C3079 Porshe 997 will cost around $40 dollars. Hot Slots is a great place to look for the car you wish to buy. The website updated time to time with real time inventory. What you need to do is browse through the inventory and chooses the car you want or choose the best Carrera slot cars.

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