The 'Super Resistant' rugged, light-weight bodies of the Porsche 997 sports car ensures hours of fun for the novice driver looking for fun and durability in a lot car. The enthusiast will also appreciate the light weight and resulting high top speeds of these pocket-rockets! The Porsche Type 997, or simply 997 is the project code name for the current version of the sports car Porsche 911, built by the German manufacturer Porsche since 2004. Production began in July 2004 and two variants, the Carrera and Carrera S coup?s, were available immediately. The all-wheel drive Carrera 4 and Carrera 4S versions began shipping in November 2005, while the Turbo and GT3 derivatives went on sale in late 2006 and the 997 GT2 in 2007. The new 530 hp (395 kW) GT2 can accelerate 0-60 mph of 3.6 seconds and has a top speed of 204 mph (328 km/h), the first production, street-legal Porsche 911 apparently has a 200+ mph top speed. This model includes super resistant bodywork which ensures extreme durability for the beginner or more experienced racer! Quick-Change Braid Plate ensures fast replacement of braid for maximum racing time and no tools required. Adjustable magnetraction system provides real variable downforce giving you superb handling in the corners for ultra high speed racing! The car is also digital plug ready - Convert to Scalextric Digital in 30 seconds with the C8515 Digital Chip!