(Andy Player)

Registration Date: 12th-Apr-19
Date of Birth: Not Specified
Local Time: 29th-Sep-23 at 07:43 AM
Status: Offline

woodcote's Forum Info
Registration Date:
Last Visit:
42 minutes ago 06:01 AM
Total Posts:
3,318 (2.03 posts per day | 9.77 percent of total posts)
(Find All Posts)
Total Threads:
555 (0.34 threads per day | 15.04 percent of total threads)
(Find All Threads)
Time Spent Online:
3 Months, 2 Weeks
Total Likes Received: 6,928 (4.25 per day | 15.27 percent of total 45371)
(Find All Threads Liked ForFind All Posts Liked For) Total Likes Given: 7,723 (4.74 per day | 17.01 percent of total 45415)
(Find All Liked ThreadsFind All Liked Posts)

Additional Info About woodcote
woodcote's Most Liked Post
Post Subject Numbers of Likes
Thunderslot Ford Mustang Trans-Am 14
Thread Subject Forum Name
Thunderslot Ford Mustang Trans-Am News
Post Message

The long-rumoured Thunderslot pony car range is getting closer with these pictures of a prototype of a Mustang. Chief engineer Giovanni Montiglio has never hidden his love of big American cars of the mid-to-late 1960s - and it was common-sense that the follow-on from the fabulous Can-Am cars was a series of sedans...


The Mustang looks good - and not obviously stretched. I do like the choice of the '67 Shelby car...


... it's rather special as a road car, although the Trans-Am Mustang was a notch-back until 1969 - and then the '69 car was a slightly different shape, with different vents etc. We'll see where Thunderslot go with the mould - there's potential for optional parts to create different models, as Giovanni and the team have done with the Can-Am cars.


Underneath, the layout is fairly familiar in terms of a sidewinder motor... Although the two-part chassis is a departure - one element holding the motor and guide, with the other holding the body. Not unlike the BRM layout, but in 1:32 scale and plastic. There was talk back in 2019 about Thunderslot using the Scalextric DPR system on a new range of cars - although I don't see any space for that underneath. I guess that's been shelved.

Although there's no date been mentioned for release, the Mustang looks at a pretty advanced state. Time to start saving those pennies!

Big thanks to Giovanni and the Thunderslot team for allowing us to share these images.