One of our readers spotted a link over on Jalopnik a few picture updates from the Bug Box guys creating a Tamiya 1:1 Scale Wild Willy! Full Scale versions of RC vehicles are always fun. It looks pretty cool, and the wheelies are wild for sure. Check out the pics. Thanks for the link Taylor. [...]
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Another video from Tamiya, this time promoting their new Subaru Impreza WRX. Just like the previous one, it’s in Japanese, but RC’s are a common language right? This video has some action with the WRX bouncing a bit on the rough stuff, and nailing the turns on-road. click through for the embedded video..
Tamiya has sent over a link to a video promoting their new F104 Version II Pro Chassis Kit. It’s all in Japanese, but you’ll get the basic idea of the features and see the car in action. Click through to see the embedded video.
Hola amigo’s, I hope you were lucky enough to watch (or DVR) the live first moto’s from Hangtown on FuelTV last weekend. The first “lites” moto might possibly have been one of the best in moto history as Monster/Kawi/PC/Traxxas rider Blake Baggett caught and passed world champ Ken Roczen AND “Bam Bam” Barcia on the [...]
Tamiya introduces the PRO-spec version of the 4WD XV-01 chassis. The XV stands for Crossover Vehicle. This chassis is meant to be an all-terrain platform for rally cars, on-road vehicles and pick-up style trucks. It has covers to protect the drivetrain and radio gear. The motor is mounted in the front and is belt driven [...]
This one had me thinking of our own Adam the Intern and his Suzuki! Tamiya has another classic kit, this time the Suzuki Jimny (SJ30) Wheelie. The Suzuki truck craze was pretty big for a short time, and the Tamiya kit is based on the 2nd generation SJ30 from 1981. It’s a 2WD truck, has [...]
While on the subject of scale looking buggies, Tamiya has just announced the re-release of the Wild One Off-Roader. It was originally released in 1985, and the kit is once again being made available. Everything you need is in the kit except you’ll need to supply a radio, battery and some paint. It’s a 1/10th [...]
In the market for a new RC vehicle? One of the first things on your hop-up list a bearing set? Well the people over at Acer Racing want to help. Acer Racing is now selling vehicles at comparable prices and are including their bearings with the vehicle at basically no cost! They have a bunch [...]
Bruiser Tamiya Toyota 4×4 Bruiser on the Comeback Trail Come on Guys, Tell me more. 1295.00 msrp? Are they on crack? The Kellets Cubby- Yo Yo Yo, MTV Raps, and thanks for the email. More info on the Tamiya Bruiser- well… for those that haven’t heard of it before its considered one of the most [...]
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. [...]
If you didn’t get to experience the Tamiya Bruiser, well it looks like you are about to get another chance. The original Tamiya Toyota Bruiser was released in 1985, and die-hard fans have been begging for a re-release to go along with the treatment a lot of the other Tamiya vehicles are getting. The original [...]
Yes, you did indeed survive the holiday season, and for that achievement you are rewarded with the end of mankind- 2012! I hope you use your last days on Earth as wisely as I am going to- sipping incredibly cold Dom, listening to extremely loud music, and jumping rc’s off very tall roof tops! Oh [...]
Hello Brian, First, I have a suggestion: I just read the 4WD Short Course Shootout and 3 trucks is not so much for a shootout. You already mentioned the Losi SCTE and Associated SC10 4×4 are not in stores now. Maybe you could get all trucks out again when they are in stores and do [...]