Grand Prix History in Scale Models


Slot car brand introduced in the early 1960s by Josef Neuhierl GmbH & Co. KG based in Fürth, Germany. The name Carrera was inspired by the Porsche Carrera models which took their name from the Carrera Panamericana road race. In 1960s-70s, Carrera offered 1:24, 1:32, and 1:60 scales for slot cars, and the slot-free “Servo” systems which allowed cars to switch lanes, guided by the guard rails on the outside. In 1999, the Stadlbauer Group from Salzburg, Austria took over. Company relaunched “Carrera 124” line as a premium product range Carrera Exclusiv. In 2001 “Carrera Go!!!” was developed as an action track for beginners and the young. Carrera is all about innovation and quality which marked the creation of a smaller scale 1:43. The traditional 1:32 scale, Carrera Evolution, was integrated with new Digital 132 technology. which allow a maximum of six vehicles to overtake each other at high speeds on both analogue and digital racetracks.

Carrera models in Formula143 Collection

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