Beginning of Tamiya Racing Factory (TRF) as test team of Avante

Original text from the Tamiya TRF site (translated):

Challenge to the world of TRF starts with pure Racing Buggy Avante which was sold in 1988. The Avante uses advanced materials like aluminum and carbon at the suspension and the chassis and is fully adjustable. It pursues the combat power at racing for which it is designed. TRF was established as the test team of this machine.