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Blue Tamiya Subaru Brat

Tamiya Drops New Blue Version of the Subaru Brat

Coming to a hobby shop near you soon is a special Blue Edition of Tamiya’s Subaru Brat. The Brat was first released by Tamiya back in 1983, the latest version features internal upgrades to handle modern power systems. Also, the Blue Edition Subaru Brat comes with a display quality blue ABS plastic body, as well as a clear polycarbonate body [...]

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Kyosho Turbo Optima 2019 Re-Release

Kyosho Turbo Optima 2019 Re-Release

After some teasing at Nuremburg, Kyosho has announced full details on the re-release of the Turbo Optima. The Turbo Optima is a legendary buggy from the golden age of rc, now it is back with various revisions to update it to the LiPo/brushless era. Here are the highlights- * Large diameter 2″ wheels * Large capacity, gold threaded shocks * Front & rear [...]

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Kyosho Turbo Optima Re-Release

Kyosho To Re-Release The Turbo Optima Buggy

Coming soon from Kyosho is a re-release of their famous Turbo Optima race buggy. The new Turbo Optima received a number of updates to bring it into the brushless/LiPo era including 2.2″ sized wheels, as well as gold shocks and more. Kyosho collectors and vintage racers have been waiting a long time for the Turbo Optima re-release, we can’t wait [...]

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Tamiya P34 1977 Monaco Special Edition

Tamiya P34 1977 Monaco Special Edition

Being teased now by Tamiya is a re-release of their iconic P34 1977 Monaco Special Edition vintage Formula 1 car. The Tyrrell P34 is one of the most recognizable F1 cars of all time, soon it will be easy to pick one up for your growing Tamiya collection. The Tamiya P34 1977 Monaco Special Edition has a part number of [...]

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Tamiya Red Edition Lunch Box

Tamiya Announces Red Edition Lunch Box

Now being teased by Tamiya is a special Red Edition of the legendary Lunch Box Monster Truck. The Lunch Box has helped introduce thousands of people to our wonderful hobby, the Red Edition can help bring rc fun to today’s youth. The Red Edition Lunch Box has a part number of #47402 and you can hit up This Link to read [...]

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Tamiya Toyota Mountain Rider Re-Release

Tamiya Toyota Mountain Rider 4×4 Pick-Up Re-Release

First announced back in 1992, Tamiya has announced the re-release of the Mountain Rider. That’s right, soon you will be able to buy a new Mountain Rider Toyota 4×4 Pick-Up from your local Tamiya dealer. With heavy duty metal parts galore and a classic Toyota look, the Mountain Rider is a higher-end off-road kit for the demanding hobbyist. The part [...]

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Schumacher Top Cat Classic Buggy Re-Release

Schumacher Top Cat Classic Buggy Re-Release

Here ya go vintage rc fans, Schumacher has announced the return of their Top Cat 2wd buggy. First released back in 1988, the latest version of the Top Cat is sure to bring back loads of great memories. * Re-designed to fit classic NiMH packs or a “shorty” style LiPo * High quality alloy chassis * Kevlar drive belts * Ball differential * Comes with [...]

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Tamiya Avante 2011 Black Special

Tamiya Avante 2011 Black Special

Just announced by Tamiya is the special re-release of the Avante 2011 Black Special. The 2011 version of the Avante buggy comes with front and rear ball diffs, a torque splitter, and comes standard with a racing style steering set-up. * Black color inspired by the Avante Jr. Black Special * Built it yourself kit * Machined aluminum uprights * Universal drive-shafts * FRP double-deck [...]

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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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Tamiya Ferrari 312T3 (F104W)

Tamiya Ferrari 312T3 (F104W)

Sadly we don’t have real life pictures to show you, but we do have a box art shot from the new Ferrari 312T3 from Tamiya. The Ferrari is a re-release, but like many of Tamiya’s re-releases, the Ferrari gets an upgrade going from the older F103, to the newer F104W chassis. We will post more pictures and full specifications when [...]

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Tamiya Neo Fighter Buggy Green Metallic

Tamiya Neo Fighter Buggy In Green Metallic

Coming soon to a hobby shop near you is the Tamiya Neo Fighter Buggy in Green Metallic. The latest version of the Neo Fighter comes with a pre-painted/pre-cut green metallic body to give it a special look. * Comes on the easy to drive DT-03 chassis * Fluorescent green wheels * Length- 400mm * Easy to build kit * White plastic shocks The Neo Fighter is [...]

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Kyosho Javelin Re-Release

Kyosho Re-Releases The Javelin

After some teasing last week, Kyosho has confirmed that they are indeed re-releasing the iconic Javelin. The Javelin was responsible for a whole lot of people getting into the hobby and was known for its 4wd and excellent handling back in the day. The re-release version looks much the same as the original, although Kyosho has been beefing up various [...]

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Kyosho Buggy Teaser Video

2 Video Teasers From Kyosho

Just posted by Kyosho is a pair of Teaser Videos. The video shown above is teasing what appears to be the re-release of one of their classic buggies. In the video below, it looks to be a re-release of one of their trucks. With so many people into the vintage rc scene now days, we can’t wait until to find [...]

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2017 Tamiya Toyota Tundra Hiigh-Lift

Tamiya To Re-Release The Toyota Tundra High-Lift

Tamiya has been going full bore on re-releases with the latest being the Toyota Tundra High-Lift. The 2017 iteration of the High-Lift comes with the MFC-02 control unit that has lights, sound, and vibration effects. The High-Lift still comes with the very cool ladder frame, highly detailed body, and 3 speed transmission. * Polystyrene resin body * Aluminum skid plate * Soft resin [...]

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Schumacher CAT XLS Masami

Schumacher CAT XLS Masami Re-Release

Now here is a re-release to shake things up, the Schumacher CAT XLS Masami off-road buggy. The CAT XLS was used by Masami Hirosaka to win his first world championship in 1987 and is now back for all you vintage fans. The new version of the CAT features an upgraded transmission to handle today’s power systems but still comes with [...]

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