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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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Porsche 911 Gt1 Street

The Tamiya Porsche 911 GT1 Street race car is a classic RC model. Originally released as the Le Mans race car replica, this kit recreates the “Street Legal” car that was released for homologation purposes. This replica returns on the TA03R-S chassis, which is a short wheelbase variant of Tamiya’s highly successful and fun TA03 4WD touring car.

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Tamiya: TT02 Type-SR Chassis Kit

Tamiya has released the latest incarnation of the TT02 platform: the TT02 Type-SR, a chassis which takes the Type-S and combines it with a range of racing parts. The result: a fun, smooth and fast inexpensive drive straight out of the box!

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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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