New Rear tyres for the Airfix Vintage F1 cars

These Airfix tyres were used extensively during the 1960s on the Airfix Vintage F1 cars. Airfix tyre 5083 / 40.

Rear tyres for the Airfix Vintage F1 Continental cars


These new tyres are direct replacements for the original tyres fitted to the classic Airfix cars listed below, see above image. They are available in MAX Grip versions. Airfix cat. no. 5083 / 40. Airfix Vintage F1 Continental 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. The word "Continental" is written on one tyre sidewall.


Size (mm)
Outside Diameter
Inside Diameter
Overall Width


2 off MAX Grip tyres - £6.50

Common applications


5070 Auto Union C-Type 1930s   Rear
5071 Mercedes W125   Rear
5104 Maserati 1930s   Rear



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