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Unboxing the Tamiya Comical Grasshopper

We just got our hands on the new Tamiya Comical Grasshopper Kit! We have been looking forward to giving this latest kit a try as it looks so different from a regular Tamiya build. You can hit up the Tamiya Comical Grasshopper official product page on their website or get more Tamiya RC News here on BigSquidRC. Enjoy the unboxing photos [...]

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Tamiya "First Try" RC Kit

Tamiya “First Try” RC Kit

The folks over at Tamiya have just announced a new “First Try” RC Kit. The buggy kit makes it easy for a first time hobbyist to enjoy the rewards of building their very own car. Also, the “First Try” kit comes with some of the trickier parts of the buggy pre-built, thus making it perfect for even young builders to [...]

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Tamiya Dynahead 6x6

Tamiya Dynahead 6×6

Just announced by Tamiya is the Dynahead 6×6. This six wheeled beast comes on a Tamiya G6-01TR chassis that is ready to tear up your backyard bash area. Check out the highlights- * Modeled after off-road trials trucks * Hub reduction axles for increased ground clearance * Length- 453mm, width- 244mm, height- 232mm * Special cab design by Takayuki Yamazaki of PDC Design-Works * V-tread [...]

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Tamiya TT-02RR Chassis Kit

Tamiya TT-02RR Chassis Kit

Coming soon from Tamiya is the TT-02RR chassis kit. The RR is a tuned variant of the TT-02 that is loaded with option parts. Here are the highlights- * Blue lower deck * Oil-filled gear diffs * Full bearing set * Adjustable camber * Aluminum center driveshaft * Oil filled shocks * Alumium rear uprights * High speed gear set * Metal driveshafts * Comes with racing slick tires The RR [...]

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Tamiya ProMarkt-Zakspeed AMG Mercedes C-Class TT-01 Type E

Tamiya ProMarkt Zakspeed AMG Mercedes C-Class Kit

Just announced by Tamiya is the ProMarkt Zakspeed AMG Mercedes C-Class Kit. The Mercedes has a nicely scaled body and rides on Tamiya’s TT-01E AWD chassis. Here are more highlights- * Scale detailing like mirrors, windshield wiper, Mercedes star, & chrome radiator grill * Extensive decal sheet * Scale gun-metal colored wheels * Highly detailed polycarbonate body * 186mm in width, 445mm in length * Comes [...]

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Tamiya Buggyra Fat Fox

Tamiya Buggyra Fat Fox Race Truck

Now being teased by Tamiya is the Buggyra Fat Fox race truck. The Fat Fox Freightliner comes in at 1/14th in size and has a very nicely detailed body up top. Underneath is an easy to build TT-01E chassis that features a shaft driven 4wd system. Full details are expected soon, until then you can hit up this link to check [...]

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Tamiya Comical Grasshopper

Video – Tamiya Comical Grasshopper In Action!

Just posted by Tamiya is an action video for their new Comical Grasshopper. The Comical Grasshopper is all about fun and you can watch the video below to see it driving. The video has an old-school Tamiya feel to it, featuring retro music and light paced driving, which is perfect for the Comical Grasshopper. The new Tamiya is expected to start [...]

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Tamiya TA07 MS Touring Car Kit

Tamiya TA07 MS Touring Car Kit

New from Tamiya is the TA07 MS competition touring car kit. The MS version of the TA07 uses parts from the TA07 PRO, as well as the TRF419XR, to make a new design that is hardcore for winning races. Here are the highlights- * 2.25mm carbon fiber lower deck/chassis * 2mm dual bridge vertical frame * 3 different motor positions * Heavy duty aluminum [...]

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Tamiya Comical Grasshopper

Full Details – Tamiya Comical Grasshopper

After some teasing, Tamiya has released full details on their upcoming Comical Grasshopper. The Comical Grasshopper brings a unique look to the timeless Grasshopper, a buggy that has brought thousands of new people into our hobby. * Polycarbonate body * Dedicated WR-02CB chassis * 356mm length, 170mm wheelbase, 244mm width * Double wishbone suspension * 2-piece steering tie-rod * Driver figure included * 2 piece ABS wheels * [...]

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Tamiya Comical Grasshopper

Teaser – Tamiya Comical Grasshopper

Being teased now by Tamiya is the Comical Grasshopper. The Comical Grasshopper looks like loads of fun to us, and thanks to the image above from the crew at TamiyaBog, we can have a look at what might be the most “fun” release coming up this fall. Very few details are known, but here are some highlights- * Comes on WR-02CB chassis * [...]

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Tamiya Super Astute 2018

2 Re-Releases From Tamiya

Just announced by Tamiya is the return of the 2011 edition of the Avante Black Special, as well as a 2018 version of the Super Astute. While we don’t have any specifics on the updated Super Astute, we would suspect minor upgrades to better suit today’s power systems. The Super Astute has a part number of #47381 while the Avante Black [...]

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Tamiya Buggy Champ 2009

Tamiya Buggy Champ 2009 Re-Release

Headed back to stores this fall is the Tamiya Buggy Champ 2009. The 09′ edition of the Buggy Champ is getting a special re-re-release for all the newer people in our hobby and it does come with a few upgrades over the original 1979 version. * Realistic body molded in white polystyrene * Full bearing set * 3-piece center-lock wheels * Updated die-cast front [...]

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Air Jam 2018 Tamiya Grasshopper

Air Jam 2018 Limited Edition Tamiya Grasshopper

The latest collaboration from Tamiya is with Air Jam. Air Jam is a Japanese music festival that features some of the best rock bands from Japan, After watching a highlight video from Air Jam 2017, Cubby is already making plans to attend next year! The Air Jam Grasshopper comes as a limited release kit that is available from the [...]

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Tamiya Mercedes-Benz 190E "Debis" Evo.Ii Team Zakspeed

Tamiya Mercedes-Benz 190E “Debis” Evo.Ii Team Zakspeed

Just announced by Tamiya is the Mercedes-Benz 190E “Debis” Evo.Ii Team Zakspeed. With a name that long, you just know this Benz has got it going on, here are some highlights- * LCG TT-01 E chassis (Evolved Chassis) * Assembly kit for your building pleasure * Detailed polycarbonate body * Molded scale details like- side mirror, wing, grill parts * Metal plated Mercedes-Benz 3 pointed [...]

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Tamiya Ferrari 312T3 F104W

Tamiya Ferrari 312T3 With F104W Chassis

Last seen in 1991, Tamiya is back with the 1/10 Ferrari 312T3. This classic Ferrari Formula 1 car is a special limited edition release and now comes on Tamiya’s sporty F104W chassis. Here are more details- * Polycarbonate body * Length- 447mm, width- 201mm * Metal plated wheels and wing * Comes standard with a complete spare bonus body * Wide a-arms for increased scale [...]

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