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Kyosho Nissan LM There are so many good looking cars hitting the market now days. Manufacturers are paying more attention to the details that can make their cars look just like their full scale equivalents.

The new Plazma series car from Kyosho, the 24 Hour of LeMans Nissan R90CP, definitely brings it in the looks department. Its highly detailed Nissan shell looks just like the full size car, while under the hood it sits on the high performance Kyosho Plazma platform. It might not make a good outdoor pavement basher, but if you have a smooth enough surface it should be nuclear quick.

The part number is #30925B, it is street priced at $319, and you can hit This Link to visit its official page on the Kyosho America website.

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Kyosho Mazda Nissan AWD Mini-Zs
With the weather getting colder many hobbyists head indoors. Some race off-road tenth scale buggies, while others chose tiny on-road cars like Kyosho Mini-Zs.

For all you Mini-Z fanatics, Kyosho has announced a pair of new cars headed to a hobby shop near you. One has a snazzy Mazda Savanna RX-7 body while the other comes with a Nissan Silvia S15 shell. Both use a MA-020 based chassis that comes with AWD and VCS front suspension. Some of the highlights of the new cars include-

* Full bearing set
* Most Mini-Z AWD option parts bolt right on
* KT-19 transmitter
* Comes with 20 cones to mark your own track
* Very detailed bodies
* Receiver/ESC unit has adjustments for LED lighting and gyro
* 1/27.6 scale
* Wheelbase: 1.9″
* Width: 2.8″

The part number for the Mazda is #32125CR-B, the Nissan is #32124CW-B, and both are expected to ship sometime in December. Hit up This Link to check out the official Kyosho America website.

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Pandora RC Nissan 180SX
The Pandora RC crew has released yet another trick drift body, this time it’s a Nissan 180SX Origin Labo Edition. The body is sized for 10th scale drift machines (width 198mm, for wheelbases of 258 – 260mm) and comes unpainted so you can throw your own custom scheme on it.

* Decals, window masking, and wing parts are included
* Comes with polycarbonate bumpers and bonnet ducts
* Retractable lights
* Certified by Nissan Motor Company Ltd

The part number is #PAB-147, they should start shipping any day now, and you can get more details by hitting up the official Pandora RC Website.

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Vaterra 10th Nissan Silvia S15 RTR
The on-road cars from Vaterra not only take scale realism to the next level, but have proven tough bash machines out in the field. The latest on-roader from Vaterra is a Nissan Silvia S15 4wd touring car. With a hot Silvia body on the tough Vaterra V100-C chassis, it should be a great car to drive on the weekends. Some of its features include-

* Licensed Nissan Silvia S15 body
* Comes on 10th scale 4wd Vaterra V100-C chassis
* Rear diffuser & front splitter
* Dynamite brushed power system w/ 15 turn motor
* Waterproof
* Comes with everything in the box
* Comes with racing wing & front dive planes

The part number for the Vaterra Silvia is #VTR03008, it has a street price of $289, and you can get more information at This Link.

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JConcepts Nissan Armada SCT body
Tired of the same old short course truck bodies? Yes, we are too. Here’s a fresh one for you, the new Nissan Armada body from JConcepts. This clear body will definitely give your old truck a new look.

JConcepts uses air escape passages to help fight the dreaded parachute effect, while a low profile roof line helps keep the center of gravity low. A rear spoiler is included for more rear traction and greater straight line stability.

* Fits a wide variety of SCT’s
* Scale inspired design
* Officially licensed by Nissan
* Hi-Flow areas to reduce parachute effect
* Fender flares for greater tire clearance

The part number for the JConcepts Nissan Armada is #0263 and it has a retail price of $43.

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JConcepts Nissan Titan SCT Body
If you didn’t get the memo, it’s all about scale realism now days and JConcepts has just introduced a new Nissan Titan body for your short course truck. This officially licensed body is inspired by the full size Titan but comes with Hi-Flow body outlets to help keep parachuting down to a minimum. The JConcepts Nissan Titan clear body comes with full window masks and over-spray protection to make painting a snap. Last but not least, the Nissan is made to fit nearly every short course truck on the market.

There are two different part numbers for the JConcepts Nissan Titan, #0250 for normal, and #0250L for the lightweight version. Street pricing should be right around $38 and you can look for them in hobby shops in the next couple of weeks. Check out THIS LINK for more information on everything JConcepts.

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Vaterra 2012 Nissan GT-R
Looking for a hot looking scale accurate on-road machine? The 2012 Nissan GTR from Vaterra RC has incredible scale looks and comes with everything you need to hit the cul-de-sac right in the box. A Spektrum 2.4 GHz radio system comes standard to eliminate radio conflicts, and its 4wd drivetrain makes it easy to drive. Some of its other features and specifications include-

* Spektrum DX2E 2.4GHz transmitter with batteries
* Dynamite 6-cell 7.2V 1800mAh Ni-MH battery
* Dynamite 2A Ni-MH AC peak charger
* 540 brushed motor
* Realistic low-profile tires and 59mm wheels with brake details
* Waterproof electronics
* Dynamite power system with Li-Po ready ESC
* Versatile V100-S chassis
* Officially licensed 2012 Nissan GT-R body
* Shaft-driven 4WD
* Sealed differentials
* Low CG, double wishbone suspension
* Universal body mounts
* Realistic exhaust, mirror and headlight details
* Part #VTR03004

Street price on the Vaterra Nissan GTR is $279 and they should be hitting hobby shop shelves in early May. Cruise on over to the official Vaterra RC Website for more information.

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There are a lot of good looking new bodies on the market right now, but one of the hottest is from Pandora RC. Pandora RC has just announced their new Nissan Skyline R35 GT-R clear lexan body that is sure to turn heads at your local bash spot. This body is sized to fit nicely on most 10th scale touring/drift cars, and comes with windows masks and a sticker sheet.

Pandora RC Nissan GT-RThe new GT-R body has a release date of sometime in February, but we have not received any pricing information. Hit up the official Pandora RC Website for more information on all their scale drift bodies.

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Looking for a hot new body to bolt on your touring car or rc drift machine? Take a look at this trick Nissan Fairlady Z (Z34 Roadster) body from Pandora RC. This 10th scale clear lexan body is set up to fit most touring cars and comes with light buckets, windshield, control panel, and window masks. These are available right now with a street price of right around $35. Hit up the Pandora RC Website for more information on this and all their other bodies.

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HPI Discount Tire/Falken Tire Nissan S13 Drift Car
HPI Racing announced today that their new Discount Tire/Falken Tire Nissan S13 will be shipping in the European market in the next few weeks. This Dai Yoshihara replica is one of HPI’s E10 Drift series cars that comes RTR, ready to slide. Some of the other features and specifications include-

* Officially licensed Discount Tire/Falken Tire Nissan S13 Body
* Officially licensed Falken Azenis RT-615K T-Drift tyres
* Officially licensed Dai Yoshihara wheels
* SC-15WP Waterproof Electronic Speed Control with Reverse
* 2.4 GHz radio system for crystal-free control
* 7.2v NiMH Rechargeable HPI Plazma battery
* HPI Plazma AA batteries for transmitter
* AC Wall Charger
* Adjustable body mounts
* Quick change battery holder
* Shaft drive 4WD system
* Shock absorbing foam bumper
* High torgue Saturn 27T 540 motor
* Precise bellcrank steering

Our European readers will be able to enjoy this fine drift-mobile starting in April, for more information on what’s kick’n with HPI across the big pond, here is a link to the official HPI Europe website.

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Duratrax Nissan GT-R Nitro RTR
Just announced from Duratrax is a 10th scale nitro powered Nissan GT-R. This latest addition to the Duratrax line-up comes in three different colors and combines trick scale looks with serious on-road performance. Some of the features and specs include-

* Duratrax 2.4GHz FHSS radio system by Futaba®
* High-rpm ST18-S engine with dual chamber tuned pipe
* Super Start RTR hand-held starter system
* Painted, finished polycarbonate body
* Oil-filled shocks with clips for easy ride height adjustments
* Full set of ball bearings
* All metal gears (front spool/rear diff)
* Available in Red, Deep Blue Pearl, and Gun Metallic
* Four wheel drive
* Transmission: Two speed with adjustable shift point
* Clutch: Three shoe
* Fuel Tank: 75cc
* Spur Gear: Nylon, 42 tooth
* Injection molded wing and mirrors
* Disc brake
* Front pillow ball suspension
* Length: 17.3 in (440 mm)
* Width: 8.5 in (215 mm)
* Height: 5.3 in (135 mm)
* Weight: 4.1 lb (1.86 kg)
* Part #DTXD51** ( end with BB for blue, EE for gun metallic, and RR for red)

Street price on the new Duratrax Nissan GT-R is $299 with a release date of early December. Hit up the official Duratrax Website for more information.

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To be unveiled at the Nuremburg toy fair in a matter of hours, Tamiya have got a whole host of new vehicles to keep with current trends on the market. Theres the usual pile of updated re-releases, a couple of limited edition kits and a heap of new hopups. Here are some noteworthy releases.


Nissan Titan

 1/12 Nissan Titan
a DT-02 2wd chassis is a good chassis for beginners. Tamiya is obviously making an effort to keep up with more recent trends, as suggested by the CORR truck shell. This kit includes an ESC and motor, and is simple to build being only 2wd, but features oil filled shocks and a lexan shell. Get it fast and you’ll get a free set of ball bearings too!


Mini JCW Coupe


1/10 Mini JCW Coupe
For a long time, tamiya’s M-chassis has dominated the racing class, and it’s nice to see yet another kit with a fresh face. The mini coupe is a replica of the race car, and all the neccessary items to re-create the bodywork are included in the kit. You can get a set of matte gold wheels with it for free if you get your hands one one quickly.


Toyota Bruiser
1/10 Toyota Bruiser
Some things are too good to let die. With locking differentials and a 3-speed manual transmission, it’s no wonder Tamiya’s Toyota Bruiser is popular with the scale crawler enthusiasts. Whilst it may look almost identical to the 80′s classic,  this 2012 re-release has been further refined and tweaked to create a work of art.



Blackfoot III

1/10 XB Blackfoot III
Available as a ready to run for the first time, the Tamiya Blackfoot III is a classic RC that every basher should own at some point in their lives. With it you get Tamiya’s new Finespec antenna-less 2.4ghz radio system and a TEU-105BK ESC. Add a battery pack and you’ve got a perfect yard basher for lazy weekends, and a shelf queen to stare at and dream for weekday mornings.

These are just a few picks off of the huge list of new Tamiya releases for this year’s Nuremberg Toy Fair, so keep an eye out for all of the limited edition releases!