1980’s Scalextric Advert

Below is an advert for Scalextric from the 1980s that I found from trawling through youtube. I can remember the advert from when I was growing up. I can also remember writing to Santa at Christmas asking for the starting gantry!

Be Little Water

Scalextric made a “miniaturized” spoof version of BMW’s highly successful “Be water” advertising campaign. In the original advert, it is Bruce Lee who speaks to camera in English, in Scalextric’s version his lines were spoken by a young Chinese boy. In the new spoof version the three shots of the car at first glance appear …

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The longest Scalextric track in the world!

Zoo magazine made the longest Scalextric Track in the world. See the construction of the biggest slot car racetrack ever built! I love the intro: “I never thought I’d get into the Guiness Book of Records because I’m pretty lazy…but I’ve been given loads of money…”

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