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Update: At the Spielwarenmesse (the would biggest toy fair held once a year in Germany) Tamiya has officially revealed an impressive replica of the Volvo A60W Hauler 6X6 that has been announced last December. This 1/24 model kit is built on the G6-01 chassis and will be released at the beginning of next year.

The original A60H (that you can see in the photo) is Volvo’s largest articulated hauler to date – and is always ready to work.

Check the official video below!

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 Safari Type 3: The first 2020 Mini 4WD Sport event

The 2020 Dakar rally held in Saudi Arabia has just come to an end, as every year countless teams coming from all around the globe fought for the victory during 5000km of special stages, in a race considered the queen of rally-raid.

Thierry Sabine founder of this legendary competition, used to describe it with this simple phrase:
a challenge for those who dare, and the dream for those who stay”.

The first 2020 Mini 4WD Sport event wants to pay his tribute to the world of rally-raid and to the craziness that characterized car’s projects from ‘80s. February 23rd in Rome “Safari Type 3” is going to be held, an off road race 2Km long reserved only to Type 3 chassis, the most iconic Mini 4WD Chassis produced back in 1989.

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TAMIYA: Volvo A60W Hauler 6X6 (58676)

Tamiya just released a teaser image of the incredible replica of the Volvo A60W Hauler 6X6! This kit will be based on the G6-01 chassis and will be released at the beginning of next year.
The A60H is Volvo Construction Equipment’s largest articulated hauler to date – and is always ready to work. Designed for heavy hauling in severe off-road operations, including quarries, opencast mines and large earth-moving operations, the A60H’s long service life, quality, reliability and durability are everything you’d expect from a Volvo, making hauling easier and more efficient.

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Super Clod Buster

During the Shizuoka Tamiya Fair, the Japanese brand has released more informations of the Super Clod Buster Black Edition. The model will have new body colors, components and sticker design. The Super Clod Buster is equipped with two motors and tightly sealed gearboxes that have been molded as one piece with axle housing.

Minimum power loss and smooth cornering are obtained thanks to a gear train transmission and differentials. The included Dual Motor ESC provides ample power to get your truck over obstacles. Furthermore, this monster truck is also equipped with a 4WS system for 4-wheel drive steering.

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Italy: Mini 4WD Sport Cup Monterotondo

During this year many Mini 4WD Sport events has been held around Italy, the Mini 4WD Sport Cup tournament of 26th and 27th October it were the final competition of this season.
2019 has been a very important year, that saw the growth of passion for this small model cars, with an increasing number of people that started to practice this game that combines modeling and physical activity.

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Tamiya Fair 2019

Next weekend, from November 16th to 17th the Twin Messe (Shizuoka City, Japan) will host the Tamiya Fair 2019. The venue will feature a variety of experiences to enjoy, including exhibitions of Tamiya products, interactive events for visitors, limited edition goods, and a Tamiya Shop corner.

Tamiya Fair 2019

During the event it will be possible take a closer look at Tamiya new and recent releases for Autumn and the New Year. The displays will feature static, R/C and Mini 4WD models.

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Tamiya: Renault 5 Turbo Rally - 1/12 scale Kit

Last month Tamiya revealed new products that are going to land of shops shelves in the next few months. Among these the is a replica of the legendary Renault 5 Turbo Rally built on the M-05Ra chassis (evolution of the front wheel drive M-05). The original was based upon the French manufacturer’s Renault 5 road model and debuted in the 1978 WRC, taking a number of victories in the early-mid 1980s.

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