If your looking for slot car track layouts, SketchUp probably isn’t on your radar for places to look. Especially since Sketchup Make, a very popular 3D modeling software, can be used to create models of buildings, furniture, landscapes and more. It has a customizable interface so you can work how you want. With the ability to share what you create there is a large library of models to find. Including slot car related models that you can download and use in your slot car track layouts.
SketchUp Models for your Slot Car Track Layouts
SketchUp offers a 3D Warehouse where users can upload and download models for use with the software. There are many Scalextric models available including track pieces and buildings. When searching for Carrera related models you can get some mixed results due to the broader use of the word. Just add some additional descriptive words and you should be able to find some useful models. Here are a few Carrera searches you can check out:
Carrera Track and Carrera Slot Car
Searching for Ninco returns a few unique models and some Scalextric models as well. You get the idea, just search for some slot car related terms, like “slot track” and you will find some SketchUp slot car models to help you with your slot car track layouts. Make sure you are search for models also. Searching for products returns very little if any results that you will find useful.
Cost: SketchUp has various pricing models from free to several hundred dollars per year. You can check out their pricing and included features on their website.
System Requirements: Hardware & Software Requirements
Slot Track Libraries: Carrera, Ninco, Scalextric, SCX, and more.
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