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Ford XC Falcon - Bathurst 1978

Finishing fifth in the 1978 Hardie-Ferodo 1000 at the Mount Panorama circuit, this Ford Falcon XC was driven by Dick Johnson and Vern Schuppan. Finishing one place higher than their shootout position, 1978 marked the first of 20-consecutive top ten starts at Bathurst for Dick Johnson.

 

Number: 17
Race: Bathurst
Driver: Dick Johnson, Vern Schuppan
Year: 1978


Tech Specs

  • Scale: 1:32
  • Age Suitability: 3+

Special Features

  • Digital Plug Ready (Digital Plug not included)
  • Easy Change Pick-Ups
  • High Detail
  • Magnatraction
  • Working Rear Lights
  • Xenon Effect Headlights

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Whoa Nelly

Ditto to what was said in the 1/9/19 post. Liked Dick Johnson, bought it as my first add-on car, surprised by the poor handling, am adding a new magnet as well!

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Dick Johnson Falcon - visually stunning

So this is my first independent purchase of a modern Scalextric car. I saw it in the local hobby shop and as I was a fan of Dick Johnson this was a must have. I’ve always loved the shape of the XA to XC Falcon Coupé and the Scalextric versions are excellent. The roll cage is a bit of a poor fit but everything else is perfect. The wheels especially look brilliant along with the colour scheme. I certainly do not miss having to put my own decals on. The car seems to be slowed somewhat by the magnet, however a bit of spirited driving will see the car leave the track reasonably easily. If there is an upgrade for the motor then I would like to try it, or I’ll have a go at removing the magnet.
A great looking car that I’m sure I’ll get some use from.
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Ford Motor Company Trademarks and Trade Dress used under license to Hornby Hobbies. Manufactured by Hornby Hobbies Ltd.

Safety Notice

WARNING Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts which can present a choking hazard.

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