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Tamiya: Ford Zakspeed Turbo Capri Würth / Re-Release

Tamiya announced the re-release of their Ford Zakspeed Turbo Capri Würth RC car on TT02 chassis.  In the late 1970s, Zakspeed was the official Ford team in the German Deutsche Rennsport Meisterschaft (DRM) series, a predecessor of the current DTM. The company constructed and entered an FIA Group 2 Escort and the Group 5 Capri, based on the MKIII production model.

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Tamiya: TamTech-Gear Grasshopper

Tamiya announced the latest model of their TamTech-Gear: the Grasshopper Buggy.  The first model of this series was the Frog and we are happy to see that also the legendary grasshopper got the TamTech treatment. The Ready-to-Run TamTech-Gear models come factory-assembled and  are packaged together with an RC system with a 7.2V battery & charger (a fully-charged battery pack provides up to 30 minutes of on-road/off-road enjoyment).

Check the preview video below!

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Tamiya- Toyota GR 86 - TT02 Chassis

After teasing us in the last few weeks Tamiya has finally revealed full details on their Toyota GR 86 1/10 scale kit.  The original GR 86 is a lightweight front- engine, rear-wheel-drive sports car which was announced in April 2021. It has a broad stance, low center of gravity, and employs aerodynamic components rooted in motorsports. The aluminum engine hood, roof and front fenders are lightweight and the suspension features front strut and rear double wishbone systems. This car is powered by a 2.4-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder DOHC engine capable of 235hp.

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Tamiya: New SUPER AVANTE - TD4 chassis

Tamiya has finally revealed the SUPER AVANTE: a brand new 1/10 R/C 4WD off-road buggy model built on the newly designed TD4 chassis and a stylish body inspired by the classic Avante and produced by my Japanese friend Kota Nezu who is a popular industrial designer who has already collaborated with Tamiya for several Mini4WD models.

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TAMIYA- TD4 - New RC 1:10 scale chassis

Tamiya has just announced the TD4: a brand new 1/10 scale off-road chassis that strangely wasn’t part of the lineup during the Shizuoka Hobby Show that has been held last month in Japan. The new TD4 is going to be released in the next few months and will be fully revealed on June 25.

Check the teaser video below!

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Tamiya- WILD ONE MAX - A crazy full scale "RC" buggy! garage

The Little Car Company is developing, in collaboration with Tamiya, the Wild One MAX for release in 2022. Rather than being 1/10th scale, the Wild One MAX will be an impressive 8/10th scale, and you will not need an RC controller, because it is big enough to drive yourself!

If you grownup in the 1980s you definitely love classics like the Hornet, Lunchbox, Sand Scorcher & Avante. The original Tamiya Wild One (58050) was released in 1985 and became one of the brand’s most iconic models. Such was the popularity of the model it was even re-released in 2012 (58525) to further acclaim.

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Next month during the Shizuoka Hobby Show, Tamiya will officially unveil the 1/10 Comical Hotshot GF-01CB. First shown back in 1985, the legendary Hotshot buggy is now back in comical form with a shortened, “toon” body on the GF-01CB 4WD chassis complete with a pre-painted body, Hotshot livery, large rear wing and dual antennas.

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Tamiya: 2020 Ford GT Mk II - Video

Recently Tamiya hasrvealed the 2020 Ford GT Mk II: an amazing 1/10 scale RC car modeled after the legendary 1966 GT40 MKII. Only 45 of the hand-built rides will be produced, making them a very sought after vehicle.

In this video, we can take a look at what comes in our 2020 kit that comes with the new TBLE-04S ESC.

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