New Airfix tyres for the Airfix saloon cars, "Hi Speed cars" and Airfix F1 cars

These Airfix tyres were used extensively during the 1970s on the Airfix saloon cars, front of the classic Airfix F1 cars and the "Hi speed" GT cars.

Airfix tyre 5083 / 20.

Airfix tyres for the Airfix saloon cars and Airfix F1 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 / 20. Airfix saloon cars and front of Airfix F1 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 groove treaded and have a smooth tyre sidewall. The word "Dunlop" is written on the tyre sidewalls.


Size (mm)
Outside Diameter
Inside Diameter
Overall Width


2 off MAX Grip tyres - £6.00

Common applications


5068 Sunbeam Rapier Front Rear
5069 Ford Zodiac Front Rear
5093 Ford Lotus Cortina - kit Front Rear
5140 Ferrari 250LM - Hi speed Front  
5141 Porsche Carrera 6 - Hi speed Front  
5150 Cooper F1 Front  
5151 Ferrari F1 (Shark nose) Front  
5152 Lotus 24 F1 Front  
5166 Ford Lotus Cortina Front Rear
5167 Jaguar E-type Front Rear
5192 Porsche F1 Front  
5199 Ford 3 litre GT - Hi speed Front  



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