Harry Potter day, celebrate with this Scalextric Anglia ride

No idea why it is International Harry Potter day today, Star Wars day on May 4th makes sense as does Mario Day on MAR10  – No matter, we welcome any ideas, conspiracy theories as to why. So, what it dos do its allow brands to anounce new Harry Potter stuff and this bit of Scalextric kit caught our eye, the famous flying Ford Anglia 105E. the press release has gotten a bit carried away with their release on the car this morning, perhaps a little OTT on purpose?

“Marking the magical day of May 2nd, fans of the beloved wizarding world can now embark on an extraordinary journey with this spellbinding replica of the iconic flying car from the Harry Potter series. Capturing the essence of adventure and mischief, the Ford Anglia 105E promises to ignite the imaginations of fans young and old alike.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this special slot car brings the beloved blue Ford Anglia 105E to life, inviting fans of all ages to relive the thrilling moments from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Whether you’re zooming around the track solo or competing against friends, this collectible  car will provide hours of fun, as you join Harry and Ron speeding towards Hogwarts.

“We are delighted to celebrate International Harry Potter Day with the unveiling of the Ford Anglia 105E,” said Simon Owen, Head of Brand at Scalextric. “This accurately crafted replica pays homage to the iconic flying car from the series, allowing fans to immerse themselves in the magic of Harry Potter.”

Grab yours at uk.scalextric.com. And, ahem, Let the magic begin!

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Toyologist Pete Jenkinson regularly writes about toys in national newspapers like The Sun and The Mail. This super-dad has an unmatched passion and dedication for trying and testing the latest, coolest and most interesting offerings from the world of toys.

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