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Tamiya Heavy Dump Truck

Tamiya Heavy Dump Truck

Freshly announced by Tamiya is the Heavy Dump Truck. No, there isn’t a Dump Truck class at your local track, but it sure looks like fun for the backyard. The Heavy Dump Truck comes on a 4×4 GF-01 Tamiya chassis and its highly detailed body is made from ABS plastic, not from polycarbonate. * Width- 270mm * Length- 350mm * Height- 210mm * Mid [...]

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Tamiya Fighting Buggy

Re-release – Tamiya Fighting Buggy

Tamiya has announced it is re-releasing the 2014 version of the Fighting Buggy. The Fighting Buggy is a classic Tamiya buggy that was very innovative back in the early 1980s, now it can make for a cool addition to your collection, or can be just as much fun bashed around your backyard as it was 30 years ago. Some of [...]

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Tamiay Toyota Land Cruiser

Tamiya 1/12 Toyota Land Cruiser 40 Pick-Up

Fun for ages is the new Toyota Land Cruiser 40 from Tamiya. The Land Cruiser comes on Tamiya’s 4wd GF-01 wheelie chassis which is easy to build and easy to drive. Some of its other highlights include- * Comes with driver figure * Body comes pre-painted red * Friction shocks * Centrally located motor * Front and rear gear diffs * Includes ESC and motor The Land [...]

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2015 Monster Beetle

2015 Tamiya Monster Beetle

Tamiya has just announced the re-release of the Monster Beetle. Way back in the 1980s the Monster Beetle was the first vehicle for a whole bunch of young hobbyists. Now you can add the 2015 edition Monster Beetle to your collection or pick one up so your own son or daughter can experience what it is like to build a [...]

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Tamiya CC01 Volkswagen Amarok

Tamiya Volkswagen Amarok on CC01 Chassis

At the Toy Fair in Germany this spring Tamiya made some waves by announcing a “Custom Lift” style Volkswagen Amarok. Now Tamiya has announced an Amarok on their CC01 Chassis that has more of a scale appearance. The tires and wheels on the new version look much more like what you would find on a production Amarok and it is [...]

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Tamiya Toms Lexus RC F

Tamiya Petronas TOM’s Lexus RC F

Tamiya has a new car on the way that is adorned with a very realistic looking Petronas Tom’s Lexus RC F body. The gorgeous Lexus body sits on top of Tamiya’s reliable entry level TT-02 chassis that is easy to build/drive and comes as a kit. 4wd makes sure you can put plenty of power to ground and it comes [...]

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Tamiya Raikiri

Tamiya 1/10th Raikiri TG10-Mk.2FZ

To show that Tamiya is committed to nitro engine racing, they have announced the Raikiri. The Raikiri is a 1/10th scale on-road kit that comes on Tamiya’s TG10-Mk.2FZ platform. Some of its highlights include- * Stylish body designed by Kota Nezu * Comes with Tamiya FS-12FZ engine * Adjustable 2 speed tranny * Shaft driven 4wd * Slim-line TM-8 exhaust * Comes with full bearing set [...]

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Tamiya Nissan GT-R LM Nismo

Tamiya Nissan GT-R LM Nismo

New and hot from Tamiya is the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo. Closely modeled after the Nissan the competed in the Le Mans Prototype 1 Hybrid class, the GT-R LM Nismo has a great scale look that sits on a direct drive F103GT chassis for speed. More highlights of the Tamiya Nissan include- * Solid rear axle * Kingpin coil spring independent front [...]

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Pro-Line Destroyer Clod Buster Tires

Sneak Peak- Pro-Line 2.6″ Destroyer Clod Buster Tires

Now being teased by the good folks over at Pro-Line are a new set of tires for the ageless wonder, the Tamiya Clod Buster monster truck. The new Clod tires have an awesome name, Destroyer, and they feature a chevron style tread. The tires should have a street price around $38, they have a part number of #10114-02, [...]

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Tamiya Raikiri GT

Tamiya Raikiri GT

Coming soon from Tamiya is the futuristic looking Raikiri GT. The Raikiri is a 1/10th scale nitro powered on-road car that comes as a kit. A sleek polycarbonate body gives it a unique look, while under the hood a .12 sized FS-12FZ nitro engine supplies the power. A 4wd drivetrain helps put all the power to the ground and an [...]

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Tamiya Suzuki Jimny JB23 MF-01X

Tamiya Suzuki Jimny JB23 MF-01X

You probably didn’t know this, but our own “Adam The Intern” is a big Suzuki off road freak. He loves to get his own full size Suzuki dirty on the weekends (and blow them up once in a while too). In fact he likes them so much that every time we see the Pro-Line or Parma guys, he begs them [...]

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Tamiya Kumamon Buggy

Tamiya Kumamon Buggy

Looking for something a bit out of the ordinary to bash around the yard? Been looking for a unique first car for your son or daughter? New from Tamiya is the 1/10th scale Kumanmon Buggy. Based on the Tamiya DT-02 platform, the Kumanon (a Japanese mascot) buggy is a simple entry level kit that has fun written all over it. [...]

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Tamiya kits

Tamiya TRF102 F1 Car and TRF211XM Buggy

Our friends over at Tamiya have released information on two new kits. First up is the TRF102 F1 chassis. Tamiya engineers have redesigned both the front and rear of the car to fully utilize the flex characteristics of a new chassis that is made to work especially well on rubber tires. Some of the highlights of the new car include- * Aluminum [...]

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vaterra-ascender-kit

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Kit Manifesto

If you’ll indulge me for a moment, this week I’m going to stand on the top of Mount Pious and make a righteous decree to all below that kits really are the Greatest ThingĀ®. As I write this I’m knee deep in a new Vaterra Ascender build (the pic above is my freshly painted body) and having a blast so [...]

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Tamiya Volkswagen Scirocco TT01ED Drift Spec

Tamiya Volkswagen Scirocco RTR TT01ED Drift Spec

Coming soon from Tamiya is a Volkswagen Scirocco TT01ED Drift Edition. The Scirocco comes on a 4wd platform for better driftability and it is fully built and painted, making it fast to go from the box to the local parking lot. A 2.4GHz radio means interference free performance, while a sport tuned brushed motor supplies the power. The VW is street [...]

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