Scalextric unveils James Bond AMC Hornet from The Man with the Golden Gun

New AMC Hornet slot car coincides with 50th anniversary of Roger Moore’s second outing as 007.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Man with the Golden Gun, Scalextric has announced the release of a James Bond AMC Hornet slot car. This highly detailed 1:32 scale model replicates the car from the iconic bridge jump scene, featuring functional front and rear lights, and compatibility with ARC AIR, ARC PRO, and Digital Plug Ready systems. The Man with the Golden Gun, known for its thrilling high-speed chases and the corkscrew jump, holds a special place for some Bond fans, including our editor, who harbours a secret fondness for this often-overlooked film.

Features and specifications

  • High detail: Exceptional craftsmanship capturing the AMC Hornet’s design.
  • Lighting: Functional front and rear lights enhance realism.
  • Compatibility: Ready for ARC AIR, ARC PRO, and Digital Plug Ready systems.
  • Price and availability: Priced at £53.99, available in autumn 2024, with pre-orders open now.

The iconic scene

In The Man with the Golden Gun, James Bond, played by Roger Moore, performs a stunning corkscrew jump in the AMC Hornet after a thrilling high-speed chase through the streets of Bangkok and into the countryside. This scene is a highlight of the 1974 film and a favourite among fans.

A must-have for collectors

The new release is set to be a collector’s item, combining nostalgia with Scalextric’s renowned quality. Whether you’re a Bond aficionado or a slot car hobbyist, this model offers a piece of cinematic history and the thrill of high-speed racing. Combining cinematic history with Scalextric’s renowned quality, this model is a must-have for both Bond fans and slot car enthusiasts.

For more information and to place a pre-order, visit Scalextric’s product page.

Thanks to James Page for the heads-up

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