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The 60th edition of the Shizuoka Hobby Show has just ended. As tradition the Tamiya stand was the center of the show. Visitig the Tamiya’s booth was an opportunity to look closely and touch the new scale models that the Japanese brand had unveiled in recent months and which will soon arrive on the shelves of model shops all over the world.

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Tamiya: XV02 Pro Chassis Kit - 58707

Tamiya has released the very first photo of the all-new XV-02 Pro chassis kit for 4WD Rally model cars! It features a 4WD belt drive system with clever positioning of the RC electronic components with debris protection compartments. This new Tamiya’s chassis takes its 4WD drivetrain into a different direction by using a shaft-driven system with front mid-ship motor placement that incorporates equal length front and rear propeller shafts!

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Tamiya- M-08R Chassis Kit

Tamiya’s M-08R chassis kit will be released on March 26. This chassis adds a plethora of race-spec parts to the balanced, compact RWD M-08 Concept chassis: an example being the hopped-up drivetrain with a ball differential, universal shafts featuring low-friction cross joints and lightweight aluminum swing shafts, plus 5mm wheel hubs.

Turnbuckle shaft suspension arm and steering setup components simplify fine-tuning of the M-08R, and titanium-coated shafts are a durable inclusion in the kit.

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Few days ago Tamiya revealed the Scania 770 S 6×4: the new member of ther 1/14 Tractor Truck Series! The Scania 770 S 6×4 is one of the trailer heads in the Scania’s top-grade S Series – which had undergone a full model change in 2016. This trailer head features a double rear-axle drive 6×4 chassis equipped with a 16.4-liter V8 diesel turbo engine capable of 770hp which was the most powerful in the industry as of 2020.

Check the new official video below!

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Tamiya RC Tyrrell P34 Six-Wheeler 1977 Argentine GP

At Tamiya they really love the legendary Tyrrell P34 as they even own a full-size P34 that is on display at their headquarters in Shizuoka  (Japan). This year the Japanese engineers decided to created an updated version of the Tyrrell P34 Six-Wheeler 1977 as raced at the Argentine GP with some changes, which include updated instruction on the color needed to paint the side mirrors, and livery location tweaks.

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