Scalextric C3270A MGB Roadster 50th Anniversary Edition
Limited release, 3,500 worldwide
First launched in May 1962, the MGB became the epitome of the modern British sportscar. The affordable MGB spawned many variants along the way; from a car originally intended to be a two seater replacement for the hugely successful MGA.
The MGB was an all-new car in many respects and was distinguished by its unitary body and chassis structure. The monocoque construction allowed engineers more scope with design and layout of the passenger compartment. The racing pedigree of the MGB swiftly emerged and the success that these, often only moderately tuned, MGBs had in racing, serves as testimony to their balance of performance and reliability.
In celebration of 50 incredible years of MGB and the legacy it imprints within British automotive history, Scalextric presents a tribute to the outright win at the 1966 Marathon de la Route at the Nurburgring for the works MGB roadster, driven by Andrew Hedges and Julien Vernaeve, registration GRX 307D, known as 'Old Faithful' - because it never failed.
MGB. 50 years of success.
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