Posts Tagged ‘1982’

  1. Yu’can offroad buggy / MRC Buffalo

    June 30, 2020 by Jaap Dienaar

    The Dutch brand Jumbo, a brand of the toy company Bart Smit, made several types RC cars and were a real big name in the RC Stockcar world for decades. The Dutch company made under the brandname Jumbo the Yu’can cars which were often licensed copies of existing models from different brands. For on road they made a copy of the legendary 1:8 Delta with the angled engine and for off road they made a copy of the MRC Buffalo. (more…)

  2. Kyosho (Robbe) Honda ATC 250R

    June 28, 2020 by Jaap Dienaar

    The Robbe/Kyosho Honda ATC250R (kit no. 3442) is a high-performance, three-wheeled ATV model in the scale 1:6th based on a tricycle produced by Honda from 1981 to 1987.
    Kyosho (Robbe) published the first pictures and information in the 1982 Kyosho catalogue. (more…)

  3. Tamiya Blazing Blazer 4×4 (1982)

    June 8, 2014 by Jaap Dienaar

    Tamiya model #58029 – The Tamiya Blazing Blazer 4×4 is the second model from in the famous “three-speed series” from Tamiya, it was an unusual vehicle, modeled after an off-road racing truck. The vintage Tamiya Blazing Blazer 4×4 is one of the most sought after and memorable models by collectors along with the Tamiya Hilux, Mountaineer and Bruiser that were also part of series ‘3-speed Bruisers” from Tamiya.

  4. Kyosho (Robbe) 4×4 Ford Ranger

    June 1, 2014 by Jaap Dienaar

    Kyosho made two versions of this 4×4 ‘Bruiser’ type of offroad car in the early eighties (1982/1983). One version was an electrical type with the body of a Chevrolet 4×4 pick-up which had Kyosho item #3008. This electrical version was also available as 4WD Jeep Indiana. The other version had a nitro engine and was available with a 4WD Datsun or a Ford Ranger body. The nitoengine version of the Ford Ranger 4×4 is featured in this article. In Europe these models were sold by Robbe under their own name. Both, the nitro and electrical models, are chain driven 4WD.

  5. Kyosho Minitz 06 Buggy ‘Suzuki Super Jimny’

    April 3, 2014 by Jaap Dienaar

    This is a Kyosho Minitz 06 Buggy ‘Super Jimny’ powered by a 0.61ci/1cc G-Mark engine. In Germany, it was sold in 1982 by Graupner with artikel # 4959. The model is build in 1/12 scale. Many parts from the suspension are in aluminium, the car has oil shocks and a clutch brake.

  6. Tamiya Ford F-150 Ranger XLT – 1982

    February 25, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    Track test of the Tamiya Ford F-150 Ranger XLT written in 1982 by Dickie Dickson for Model Cars, UK. (more…)

  7. Kyosho Blizzard 1982 (Graupner Pistenbully)

    February 25, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    The Kyosho Blizzard of 1982 was also marketed as Graupner Pistenbully in Europe. Kyosho did introduce the original version in 1982. The Blizzard/Pistenbully was produced by Kyosho in the 80s and distributed by Graupner in Germany. It’s a 1/12 scale replica of the Kässbohrer PB170D/DR from 1976.
    Kyosho offered a nitro version and electro powered version. The 1982 model was primairly available as electro powered version, later Kyosho introduced the nitro engine powered version. As option part it had a moveable shovel and a moveable rolling drum on the rear, operated by two seperate servos which both could be controlled by a third and fourth channel on the remote control.

  8. Tamiya Toyota 4×4 Pick-Up – 1982

    February 25, 2009 by Jaap Dienaar

    The Tamiya Toyota 4×4 Pick-Up of 1982 reviewed by Radio Control Model Cars. It featured a realistic 3 speed transmission and a solid axle leaf spring suspension. Introduced in november 1981, this fantastic scale Toyota was the first of Tamiya’s 3-speed trucks with a detailed bodyshell and predominantly metal chassis. Nowadays perhaps one of Tamiya’s most expensive vintage models for collectors.