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Tamiya: VOLVO FH16 Globetrotter 750 8x4 - New Video

Tamiya has released a brand new video of the 750hp engine FH16 Globetrotter 750 8×4 Tow Truck. This RC assembly kit model has a realistic body and movable mechanism to allow towing. The front mounted TR Mighty Tuned motor (35T) provides ample power to the two rear axles, via a three-speed transmission. Gear changes are also possible via transmitter controls, and the model can tow subjects such as 1/14 scale RC tractor trucks.

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Tamiya: VOLVO FH16 Globetrotter 750 8x4 Tow Truck

Tamiya has released an impressive replica of the 750hp engine FH16 Globetrotter 750 8×4 Tow Truck. Volvo is a renowned actor in the global commercial vehicle market, with one of their flagship brands being the FH Series that underwent a full model change in 2012.

Tamiya: VOLVO FH16 Globetrotter 750 8x4 Tow Truck

This Radio Controlled model assembly features a realistic body, and movable mechanism to allow towing. Gear changes are also possible via transmitter controls.

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Tamiya Suzuki Swift Sport M05 Kit

This summer Tamiya is going to release a detailed replica of the Suzuki Swift Sport (with a pre-painted polycarbonate body) built on the M05 chassis: a fun, simple on-road chassis that takes front wheel drive mechanics and puts replica compact cars on top for fun driving thrills.

The original Swift underwent a full model change in 2017 and impressively managed to improve overall design rigidity while getting lighter (it got a wider tread, a direct injection 1.4-liter inline-4 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission).

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Tamiya: Terra Scorcher Limited Edition

If you love the retro buggies from the 80s you will be happy to know that the Tamiya Terra Scorcher (originally released in the 1988) makes a welcome comeback in the shape of this LIMITED-EDITION kit. This legendary 1/10 scale buggy features a modern chassis and some updates to the livery marking scheme.

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Mini 4WD Sport 3D Printing

On February 23rd, the first event of the 2020 season was held in Rome, with Mini 4WD Sport.
The individual race: the “Safari Type 3“, based on rally raids of the 1980s, took place on a 2km course on mixed grounds, from asphalt to dirt.

For the occasion it was designed and 3D printed by Luca Tavernelli, a rally podium on a 1:32 scale, where the various sponsors of the event are shown.

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