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Legends Jaguar E-type 1963 International Trophy Twin Pack - Limited Edition

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Perhaps the most special event in the UK classic motor sport calendar, the Goodwood Revival, offers attendees a chance to step back in time.

Scalextric is celebrating this special time in motor sport with a Legends Limited Edition Twin Pack (C3898A). Using the already popular new Jaguar E-Type tooling, we’re looking back to the 1963 Sussex Trophy that pitted a great British car against the might of the prancing horse from Italy...

The 1963 Sussex Trophy saw one of the most iconic titanic GT battles ever to occur at Goodwood during its heyday in the early 1960s. The race pitted some of the most beautiful and desirable cars ever produced against one another in a pitched 15 lap battle to the chequered flag. Representing the prancing horse was Mike Parkes driving a Ferrari 250GTO, lining up against the lightweight E-Types of Graham Hill and Roy Salvadori. In front of packed grandstands, the big GT +2.5 class cars screamed into battle. The two E-Types fought hard with the 250 GTO, with the cars never more than a few lengths apart even as they cut through the slower class runners.

Ultimately, it was Graham Hill who claimed victory, taking the chequered flag and racking up another victory at the circuit where he would win for both Ferrari and Jaguar in the same year. Mike Parkes took second, with the other lightweight E-Type claiming third. The 1st and 3rd finishes were a huge achievement for the E-Type, with the Ferrari beginning the races as favourite, having been a class winner at the Le Mans 24 Hour race. However, here it was beaten by the best GT Sports car Britain had. The E-Type in racing trim was, and still is, both stunningly beautiful and stunningly fast.


Tech Specs

  • Scale: 1:32
  • Limited Edition: Yes
  • Limited Edition Size: 2,000
  • Age Suitability: 3+

Special Features

  • Easy Change Pick-Ups
  • High Detail
  • Magnatraction
  • Working Headlights
  • Working Rear Lights

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E.Types what’s not to like.

Lovely models of one of the most beautiful car designs from my absolute favourite motor sport event. Full interiors, ‘modest’ paint schemes help to highlight the classic shape. Not ‘silly fast’ on their narrower tyres, which is exactly how it should be. Enjoyable to use and to look at.

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WARNING Not suitable for children under 36 months It contains small parts which can present a choking hazard and some components have functional sharp points and edges. Handle with care.Only use this product with the recommended transformer Colour and contents may differ from those illustrated.Please refer to the safety notes in the main set instruction leaflet.Please retain these details and the address for future reference.

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