The Red One is a full option 1/8th Circuit Race Car with a belt driven 4WD system, fully ball raced with oil filled shocks and a machined T6-aluminium Chassis. The SG Red One was the last ‘top of the line’ RC-car from the italian company SG. This very fast model has a 2-speed gearbox. (more…)
July 16, 2013 by Jaap Dienaar
July 14, 2013 by Jaap Dienaar
This article is about the model #58278 from Tamiya, the Lancia 037 Rally released in 2001.
Tamiya released this car as a limited edition due to the Limited Edition ABS body.
Tamiya used the TA03RS chassis for this model, R being rear or mid motor, S being the short wheelbase variant. The chassis is high-grade and sophisticated. The bodyshell is very detailed and is quite similar to the first Lancia Rally (#58040) but is not quite the same as the wheelarches are smaller, body mounts are re-located and the glass is different on this re-release of the Lancia 037 body. The here used re-release body has a much better likeness to the real car. (more…)
July 13, 2013 by Jaap Dienaar
Featured here is the extreme rare ‘Milka edition’ of the Tamiya Volkswagen New Beetle on the front wheel driven FF01 Chassis, the Tamiya item number is 58217.
This car originates from 1998. The Tamiya New Beetle with the FF01 chassis is already a rare find nowadays, but this special ‘Milka Edition’ makes it even more desirable, because only 10 cars in this Milka edition were made, ever! (more…)