Fecha de publicación: 18/05/2015
THUNDER SLOT by Giovanni Montiglio unveiled at UKSlotCar Festival
Lola T70 MkIII the first model
In the last edition of the Nuremberg Toy Fair began circulating the rumor about some moves being undertaken by Giovanni Montiglio, formerly of NSR. And this weekend, at the UK SlotCar Festival, Montiglio own showed the advanced stage of development of the first project of Thunder Slot, the new slot car brand.
A Lola T70 MkIII, at 1:32 scale, was displayed on the Coupé version, but also advanced that are scheduled a MkIII B Spider.
According to the words of Giovanni Montiglio, the project was born after unlinking from NSR. With a partner were raised the creation of this project and now is when it is officially released. The logo that accompanies the picture is not definitive, yes it is the name. Thunder Slot initially will market slot cars manufactured entirely in Italy but for the first model was searched the support of a Chinese factory to verify the immediate viability of the bodywork. All the rest of this first model is thought out to satisfy the two slot fans, collectors and those who like competition. This means that all models reproduce real cars, with as realistic as possible, but at the same time provide excellent performance on track.
Giovanni Montiglio, responsible for the chassis development, designed different engine mounts that allow the use of the most common engines in the most demanding configurations: sidewinder and anglewinder. Both for short can and long box engine. The engines will be Thunder Slot own and all dynamic part components will be developed in-house.
According what Giovanni Montiglio said to SlotCar Today, the first two models will be available for the next Christmas Campaign. And the cars will be sold through the usual slot shops of, as it does not thought appropriate to have its own online shop.
We hope to go ahead Thunder Slot news as they are revealing more details.
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