1. Casino Royale Carrera Go! Racing Set Cars Revealed

    By Devin Zydel on 2006-06-06

    The two cars for the upcoming James Bond: Casino Royale Carrera Go! racing set have been revealed: the Aston Martin DB5 and Aston Martin DBS.

    Viewable here on the Carrera Toys website, the cars are apart of a set that includes a 1:43 scale track with a loop the loop and turbo boosts on a 6.2 m track. The full features include:

    • Aston Martin DB5
    • Aston Martin DBS
    • 6 Straights 342 mm
    • 1 Straight 114 mm
    • 3 Straights 100 mm
    • 8 Loop sections with supports
    • 4 Fly Over sections with supports
    • 2 Lane change sections
    • 4 Curves 1/90°
    • 2 Curves 1/45°
    • 1 Connecting track section
    • 1 Straight with lap counter
    • 2 Speed controllers
    • 1 Transformer
    • Accessories:
    • Support set
    • Track section bolts
    • Guardrails
    • Replacement contacts
    • Spare guide keels
    • Dimensions when assembled: 223 x 60 cm/7.31 x 1.97 ft.
    • Track length: 6,2 m/20.34 ft.

    The Casino Royale Carrera Go! racing set is due for release in October/November of this year. The set follows up previous Carrera Go! James Bond-themed sets, including those for the Goldfinger and Die Another Day films.

    Stay tuned to CBn for all the latest news on Casino Royale and all things James Bond 007.

    Casino Royale is the 21st James Bond 007 film produced by franchise holders Eon Productions. The MGM/Columbia Pictures production began shooting in January and is due for release worldwide on 17 November 2006. Starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, it is currently being filmed in the Czech Republic, the Bahamas, Italy and the UK.

    The film co-stars Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Jeffrey Wright, Judi Dench, Giancarlo Giannini, Caterina Murino, Simon Abkarian, Tobias Menzies, Ivana Milicevic, Clemens Schik, Ludger Pistor, Claudio Santamaria, and Isaach De Bankole.