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Tamiya Mazda Demio M-05

Tamiya Mazda Demio M-05

Shown recently at the Tokyo hobby show was a Mazda Demio from Tamiya. The Demio might not be well known here in the states, but in Japan it was car of the year. The Tamiya version uses a highly detailed polycarbonate body to give it a proper look and uses Tamiya’s M-05 front wheel drive chassis underneath. Other features include [...]

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Tamiya MAN TGX French Blue

Tamiya French Blue Edition MAN TGX 18.540 XLX

Recently announced by Tamiya is the French Blue Edition of their MAN TGX 18.540 4×2 XLX. The MAN is 1/14th scale in size, which still makes it fairly large, and sports some serious scale realism in its design. The hard plastic ABS body comes pre-painted in French Blue with a clear topcoat applied for extra durability. * Durable ladder frame * 3 [...]

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Tamiya Mercedes

Tamiya Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evo. II Team Zakspeed Diebe…

Coming soon from Tamiya is the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evo. II Team Zakspeed Diebels Alt. Yes, that might be the longest name ever for an rc car, but it represents the successful race car that Mercedes campaign way back in the early 90s in Germany. At the very least it should make for a fun 4wd 1/10 kit to put [...]

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50th Anniversary Suzuki Jimny

50th Anniversary Tamiya Suzuki Jimny SJ30

New from Tamiya is the Limited Edition, 50th Anniversary edition of the Jimny SJ30. The latest edition of the Jimny will come in 2 different forms, a kit (#92359) and an XB/expert built (#92360) version. Both feature the famed Tamiya GF-01 wheelie platform that comes with 4wd and fully independent double wishbone suspension. With these being special limited edition trucks, [...]

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Tamiya Honda Civic SiR (EG6) - TT02D Drift Spec

Tamiya Honda Civic SiR TT02D Drift Spec

For all you drifting fanatics, Tamiya recently announced the Honda Civic SiR EG6 Drift Spec kit. We saw the Civic a couple of weeks ago at the HobbyTown USA Convention and it comes with a nicely detailed body, sharp looking mesh style wheels, and Super Driftech tires. The body sits on a 4wd drift spec TT02D chassis that has a [...]

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2016 HobbyTown USA National Convention

2016 HobbyTown USA Convention Wrap Up

You know what they say, “A picture is worth a thousand words.”. If that saying is true, this 2016 HobbyTown Convention wrap up should be good for nearly 40,000. Check out the pictures below to take in the various sights from the convention. You’ll find pictures of the Kyosho, Tamiya, Venom, Castle, A Main, and Imex booths. You’ll also see pictures [...]

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Tamiya NSX TT-02

Tamiya Acura NSX TT-02 Kit

Coming soon from Tamiya is the Acura NSX TT-02 Kit. The new full sized NSX is making big waves in the car scene with its aggressive looks and advanced technology, soon you’ll be able to drive a 1/10 scaled version thanks to Tamiya. The beautifully done NSX body sits on Tamiya’s dependable and easy to build TT-02. * 4 wheel drive * [...]

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tamiya-cr01-mud-truck

Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Tamiya, Where Art Thou…

Before getting into the topic at hand, big kudos to RC4WD for hiring Richard Trujillo and John Thornton. While I do not know either personally, I have been following their work for years via message boards. Trujillo is also especially notable as of late because he is the brains behind the Vaterra Ascender. Huge get for RC4WD. Ok, back to our [...]

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Tamiya TG10-Mk.2FN

Tamiya TG10-Mk.2FN Nitro Chassis Kit

New from the crew over at Tamiya is the TG10-Mk.2FN nitro on-road kit. The TG10-Mk.2FN has a narrow chassis layout, thus giving a proper look when used with the more traditional 190mm touring car bodies. A Tamiya FS-12FN nitro engine comes standard and features a slide carb, recoil starter, and die cast heat sink. * New narrow suspension arms * Shaft driven [...]

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Jagdpanzer IV/70(V) Lang Full Option Tank Kit

Tamiya Jagdpanzer IV/70(V) Lang Full Option Tank Kit

Many people forget about just how fun it is to drive an rc tank. One of the latest (and coolest!) to hit the market is the Jagdpanzer IV/70(V) Lang Full Option Kit from Tamiya. This German tank comes in at 1/16th in scale, making it fairly large in size. Two FET speed controllers control a pair of 380 brushed motors [...]

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Tamiya Blackfoot Re-release 2016

Complete Details – 2016 Tamiya Blackfoot Re-Release

About a month ago we posted a teaser from Tamiya of the 2016 Blackfoot Re-Release. Now full details, along with a slew of pictures, have been released. The 2016 version of the Blackfoot retains much of its heritage but does sport some minor upgrades to bring it up to speed. The body on the re-release comes from the Blackfoot III and [...]

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Tamiya Team Hahn Racing MAN TGS

Tamiya Team Hahn Racing MAN TGS

There is truck racing, then there is TRUCK racing. The full sized Team Hahn Racing MAN TGS was known for tearing up road courses with its 1,100 horsepower diesel engine, now you can add one to your rc fleet thanks to Tamiya. The Tamiya version utilizes a high detailed 4 piece body to give you the scale realism that you [...]

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Tamiya Porsche 934 Jagermeister TA02SW

Tamiya Porsche 934 Jagermeister 40th Anniversary Limited Edi…

To help celebrate the 40th anniversary of Tamiya’s first ever rc model (the Tamiya Porsche 934 #58001), they have announced a Limited Edition Porsche 934 Kit with J├Ągermeister livery. A highly detailed Porsche body sits on a short wheelbase TA02SW chassis that is both easy to build and easy to drive. The limited edition Porsche also comes with a slew [...]

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Tamiya Blackfoot re-release

Tamiya Re-Releases The Blackfoot!

All you Tamiya Blackfoot lovers can rejoice, Tamiya has just released the first pictures of its Upcoming Re-release! The Blackfoot is a legend in rc circles and was the first truck for thousands of hobbyists. It was also known as a truck that helped set off a monster truck revolution at a time when the hobby was all about buggies. [...]

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Tamiya On-Road Chassis

3 New On-Road Chassis Kits From Tamiya

Hey on-road drivers, the crew at Tamiya have announced 3 new cars for you. First up is the TB Evo. 6 MS. This is a high-end on-road kit with a 2mm thick carbon fiber chassis. A double-deck frame is used for controlled flex on high-bite surfaces and the motor is left side mounted. A new aluminum center bulkhead helps keep the [...]

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