New front tyres for the Airfix Series 4 cars and Airfix Plus cars

These Airfix tyres were used extensively during the 1970s on the Airfix Series 4 cars and Airfix Plus cars. Airfix tyre 5083 / 80.

Front tyres for the Airfix Series 4 and Plus cars


These new tyres are direct replacements for the original tyres fitted to the classic Airfix cars listed below which used the Airfix Series 4 cars and Airfix Plus cars, see above image. They are available in MAX Grip versions. Airfix cat. no. 5083 / 80. Airfix Series 4 cars and Airfix Plus cars.

The new hand made MAX Grip tyres are unique to Scalextric Car Restorations and give the absolute maximum in performance at all times. Cornering and acceleration will all be at their maximum with these tyres. They give the very best performance possible on all track surfaces at all times. Simply put we have not yet discovered a better tyre for grip and race performance.

The MAX Grip tyres are hand moulded from 29 Shore A hardness rubber which is a very high grip material.

The tyres are smooth treaded and have a smooth tyre sidewall.


Size (mm)
Outside Diameter
Inside Diameter
Overall Width


2 off MAX Grip tyres - £6.00

Common applications


5142 Honda V12 - Plus Front  
5143 Eagle Weslake - Plus Front  
5197 Matra Ford - Plus Front  
5198 BRM - Plus Front  
6000 Ferrari 312T - Series 4 Front  
McLaren M23 - Series 4 Front  
6002 Porsche 936 - Series 4 Front  
6003 JPS Lotus 79A - Series 4 Front  
6004 Saudia Williams - Series 4 Front  
6005 JPS Lotus 79B - Series 4 Front  
6006 Parmalat Brabham F1 - Series 4 Front  



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