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Line of toy cars at Beaulieu aims to break world record

The National Motor Museum in Beaulieu is hoping to set a new world record later for the longest ever line of toy cars. More than 15,000 miniature cars will be lined up nose to tail along a two-kilometre route around the museum and its grounds.

Toy cars will be lined up in an attempt to break a world record Credit: ITV Meridian

Several celebrities have donated models to the attempt, including racing driver Sir Stirling Moss.

Andy Ollerenshaw, from Beaulieu's Events team, said: "*It will be an exciting event to come and watch on the day. *

Display at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu Credit: ITV Meridian

"Children who bring two or more toy cars today will get half-price admission to Beaulieu. To qualify, donated cars can be of any type designed to be played with by hand including cars, lorries, tractors and quad bikes but not large enough to sit on."**


Bond, Aston Martins & life-size Scalextric

Daniel Craig (centre) with Naomie Harris (left) and Berenice Marlohe at the premiere of Skyfall last year Credit: Press Association Images

The National Motor Museum in Beaulieu has built a life-size eight-lane Scalextric track with Bond-style Aston Martins to race round it. Beaulieu is hosting the world's largest James Bond vehicle exhibition, with high-speed bikes and cars straight from the set of Skyfall.

The Bond in Motion exhibition features 50 of the most iconic Bond cars to celebrate 50 years of 007.

The iconic Aston Martin DB5 used in the James Bond films Goldfinger Credit: Press Association Images



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