Tamiya future releases to be presented on 50th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2011 – TA06, M06 RX-7, M05 S-Spec, F104X1, TB-03 VDS, Red Holiday Buggy & Fast Attack Vehicle re-release! (Updated 14.04.2011)

Update 14.04.2011: More items and numbers added.


42192 TRF Damper Large Diameter Retainer (4pcs.)

42193 Tungsten Thrust Bearing Ball (8pcs.)

42194 3/32 Inch Ceramic Differential Ball (12pcs.)

42197 TRF417 Gear Differential Unit II

42198 Buggy HL Aeration Damper Set

54297 FF-03 Carbon Reinforced Lower Deck

54298 1/10 Scale Touring Car Cockpit Set (Left-Hand Drive)

54299 M-06 Carbon Damper Stay (Front)

54300 M-06 Carbon Damper Stay (Rear)

54301 M-06 Carbon Battery Holder

54302 TA06 Center One-Way Pulley Set (18T)

54303 TA06 Front One-Way Set (39T)

54304 TA06 Front Direct Coupling (39T)

54305 TA06 Front Ball Differential Set (39T)

54306 TA06 Rear Ball Differential Set (52T)

54307 TA06 Titanium Screw Set

54308 TA06 Aluminum Steering Bridge

54309 TA06 Stabilizer Set

54310 TA06 Aluminum Racing Steering Set

54311 TA06 Cross Shaft For Gear Differential Unit

54312 TA05 Gear Differential Unit

57816 XB Mazda RX-7 (M-06)

57817 XB Honda CR-Z (TT-01E)

58488 Sumo Power GT Nissan GT-R (TA06)

58492 TA06 PRO Chassis Kit

58493 Mazda RX-7 (M-06)

58494 Honda CR-Z (TT-01E)

58496 Fast Attack Vehicle (2011)

84203 F104X1 Chassis Kit

84204 M-05 S-Spec Chassis Kit (Limited Edition)

84205 TB-03 VDS Drift Spec Chassis Kit

84206 TB-03 VDS Titanium Screw Set (Limited Edition)

84207 TB-03 VDS Ackerman Steering Set (Limited Edition)

84212 Holiday Buggy 2010 (Red Edition)

84210 TA05 Aluminum Bulkhead Gold

84211 TA05-VDF Gold Edition Ackerman Steering Set

Static Models

14062 1/12 Bimota Tesi 1D 906SR (re-release)

16002 1/6 Honda Dax (re-release)

21101 1/20 Team Lotus Type 79 1979 “Martini” No.1 (Finished Model)

21102 1/20 Team Lotus Type 79 1979 “Martini” No.2 (Finished Model)

24320 1/24 Porsche 961 Le Mans 24 Hours 1986

24321 1/24 Honda NSX Type R

25119 1/700 Japanese Navy Submarine I-58 (Late Type) & U.S. Navy Heavy

Cruiser CA-35 Indianapolis

35315 1/35 German Jerry Can Set (Early Type)

35318 1/35 Finnish Army Assault Gun BT-42

35320 1/35 WWII German Field Military Police Set

35322 1/35 Israeli Tank M1 Super Sherman

37008 1/48 Junkers Ju87 B-2 Stuka w/Bomb Loading Set

37009 1/48 German 88mm Gun Flak37 “Siege of Tobruk”

37010 1/48 German Heavy Armored Car Sd.Kfz. 234/2 Puma

60322 1/32 North American P-51D Mustang

Educational / Mini 4WD

70198 Wall-Hugging Mouse

15424 Mini 4WD Portable Pit

15426 19mm Aluminum Rollers w/Plastic Rings (Dish Type)

15427 Mass Damper Square (6x6x32mm)

15428 Mass Damper Square (8x8x32mm)

15429 Mini 4WD High Speed EX Gear Set (for MS Chassis/Gear Ratio 3.7:1)

15430 FRP Rear Multi Roller Setting Stay

15431 FRP Reinforcing Plate Set (Short)

15432 Super Speed Gear Set (for Super X & Super-II Chassis)

18062 Vanquish RS

19434 Victory Magnum Premium (Carbon Super-II Chassis)

19435 Vanguard Sonic Premium (Carbon Super-II Chassis)

94800 Carbon Reinforced Super FM Chassis Set

94803 MS Chassis FRP Reinforcement Set (Natural Color)

94804 Super-II Chassis FRP Reinforcement Set (Natural Color)

Tools / Paints

70199 Plastic Beams 3mm L-Shaped (6pcs.)

70200 Plastic Beams 5mm L-Shaped (5pcs.)

87128 Tamiya Instant Adhesive (with Brush)

87129 Masking Sticker Sheet (1mm Grid Type, 5pcs.)

87130 Masking Sticker Sheet (Plain Type, 5pcs.)

89935 Modeler’s Side Cutter α (Fluorescent Pink) (item number not verified)

xxxxx Panel Lining Paint (Black)

xxxxx Panel Lining Paint (Brown)

xxxxx Panel Lining Paint (Gray)

xxxxx TS Metallic Forest Green (Limited Edition)

TA06 PRO Chassis

TA Series remodeled six years. LF brushless motor and batteries, fully compatible with the new power source, the battery vertically focused on the moment the call center / Riyamota design adopted. By the drive system and two belt system while the rear gear down, making a new layout and keep the high efficiency and pickups. Motor , tires, body not included.

Back into the battery from the chassis.

Furontodanpa can of outboard.

Giyadefu new rear.

F104 X1

Modified aims mainly to improve the grip around the rear suspension. Horizontal mount connects directly to the horizontal upper deck and motor mount will be independent of the damper to control the rolling. Danpamaunto including shaving of aluminum, the main point is greatly influenced by the running of the machine has become a newly designed chassis configuration. Parts anodized aluminum parts will become the new color of the titanium color, is brought out even more luxury. Motor, tires, wheels not included.


Haiendodorifutomoderu shaft drive. The main chassis 2.5mm thick carbon Arumisentaburesu mounted low, the overall rigidity Giyabokkusuburesu has also contributed to the low center of gravity. TB-gear box is about as common as owning a rich 03 OP can form a part. Tire, wheels, motor, pinion not included.

M05 S Spec

210mm short wheel base focused on the machine, easy to increase agility while pursuing eear grip aluminum suspension mount built only. Motor heat sink on the other side, serve as a counterweight transponder mount place. Front damper stay has also contributed to weight reduction in carbon. The main chassis matte silver plating, aluminum high torque servo saver horn, aluminum steering post, the kit is complete even basic equipment such as rear aluminum upright.

14 thoughts on “Tamiya future releases to be presented on 50th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2011 – TA06, M06 RX-7, M05 S-Spec, F104X1, TB-03 VDS, Red Holiday Buggy & Fast Attack Vehicle re-release! (Updated 14.04.2011)

  1. GreatDane

    Thanks for the list guys 😉

    A lot of vintage Tamiya RC guys will be thrilled to see the re-release of tha Fast Attack vehicle – although I am a Wild One man my self.

    But I am happy for them.

    Best Regards

    GreatDane c”,)

  2. GreatDane

    Ahh, more models. Nice 😉

    It is nice to see Tamiya is releasing a Porsche in the 959/961 range. That Porsche I like in particluar, it’s a great looking car IMHO.

    Hmm…F104 X1 and M05 S spec? What’s X1 and S spec i wonder?

  3. Taro

    I’ve longed for TA05 gear diff because I’m using high power brushless motors.

    TA06 prototype looks so strange, but I believe it’s TAMIYA’s eccentricity like TA03, which is far away from uniform high-end 417.

    BTW, there are TA06 F one-way ,direct and ball diff, and R ball diff as option, so I assume that kit’s F and R diff are gear diff.

    I’m waiting for the time which tells!

  4. Taro

    Shotohoirubesu = short wheel base
    Riyagurippu Arumiriyasasumaunto = Rear grip aluminum suspension mount
    Pondamaunto = Transponder mount
    Furontodanpasute = Front damper stay
    Haitorukusaboseiba = High torque servo saver
    Arumisutearinguposuto = Aluminum steering post
    Riyaarumiappuraito.= Rear aluminum upright (knuckle)

    Can’t you read katakana?

  5. Ken

    Would love to see the FAV, the Porsche 961 and the Dax Honda!

    Off-topic, in the Tamiya website sometimes I see there are some items on the new product list which are under the brand name Italeri. And I see there are some Tamiya military models with the words “Parts manufactured by Italeri” printed on the box. What is the exact relationship between Tamiya and Italeri?

  6. Erik

    @ Ken: Tamiya’s relationship to Italeri is an interesting and complex topic, where we at Tamiyablog not by far have a complete overview. However, we have spent some time during the last years gathering information, and this makes it possible to say something about it.

    As you may know, Tamiya has marketed the models of several other manufacturers in the past, partially under the Tamiya brand, sometimes under the original brand. The first one I know about is Italeri’s model of the 1/84 SR-71 Blackbird, that Tamiya sold as a Tamiya model from 1983 onwards. In 1984, further 4 Italeri models were sold by Tamiya.

    Then in 1990, Tamiya sold Revell’s BMW 850i repackaged as a Tamiya model, and with Tamiya manual, and in 1991, the same idea was repeated for Revell’s BMW 325i. I have these models in my collection, but I can’t recall if the decals and/or wheels and tires are Tamiya’s own or the Revell originals.

    As you probably know, Italeri and Revell used to have a pretty close business relationship too, including Revell distributing Italeri models and later also partially selling them in Revell packaging. When the company Esci went bankrupt, Revell aquired a lot of Esci’s molds, and practically simultaneously, it seems that the rebadging of Italeri models stopped. If so, no wonder as the quantity of Esci molds now in Revell’s possession is clearly huge, and on top of that, they have started reviving old Matchbox and Monogram molds too. Add to that the repacking of Hasegawa and Fujimi models as Revell models, and it would be understandable that Revell may not feel any need to source kits from Italeri anymore. Anyway, the cooperation between Revell and Italeri may have spurred the short cooperation between Revell and Tamiya too, but that’s just an assumption from my side. It would fit well in the picture though.

    As far as I know, it would take until 1993 before Tamiya again sold Italeri models under their own brand, this time by launching a complete range of Italeri models, the 1/72 Warbird Series, which currently consists of 78 models, of which roughly the half is of Italeri origin. A few Italeri 1/48 airplanes and 1/48 armour kits, and 1/35 armour have appeared in different series since 2005, but mostly just as single models now and then. Parallel to that, Tamiya established the “Tamiya Italeri Series”, which to my knowledge are all sold by Tamiya in their original Italeri packaging, simply sold as Italeri models in Japan and possibly some other market where Tamiya are established, but not Italeri themselves. Tamiya have allocated their own 5-digit item numbers to them though, rather than depending on Italeri’s own 3- and 4-digit item numbers. This is an ever-growing series, and currently consists of roughly 360 models, but by far not all Italeri models, so I expect further models to be steadily added to the series.

    As a curiousity, I’d like to mention that some of these models have both been offered as “Tamiya Italeri” models in their Italeri packaing and in other series as “Tamiya models” in Tamiya’s own packaging and different item numbers, adding to the complexity. Also, there exists kits that are a combination of Tamiya and Italeri parts.

    As for Tamiya using other companies’ molds or repackaging their kits, Trimaster is important. Several molds from the defunct company Trimaster found their way to Tamiya and Dragon Models and have been released again as Tamiya models and Dragon models respectively. Also, Tamiya has sold Amtech models with Tamiya’s own packaging.

    Furthermore, Tamiya has released several of their own models in combination kits with models from the Japanese company Finemolds, and also re-released some of Tamiya’s older armour kits with figures from the Czech company CMK and Ukranian company ICM, and also repackaged and sold CMK armour kits under the Tamiya brand without combining with Tamiya parts. Complex indeed!

    As a sidemark, several Tamiya models have been released under the brand “Ben”. I have some of these models and it’s not clear to me if they are illegitimate clones or made from molds that Tamiya have rented to a separate company or if they are manufactured by Tamiya themselves and just sold under the “Ben” brand. An argument that supports the last idea is that boxes and manuals identify the company “Ben” to have the same address as Tamiya Japan, but this is of course no evidence of Tamiya origin. The Ben models are majorly or all from older and outdated Tamiya molds and thus models that I can understand that Tamiya wouldn’t want to market with their own name anymore. So though being still easily better than many current models from other brands, Tamiya may have decided that selling these models under a separate brand name may be a way of not hurting their own image. Please note again that what I have stated about the Ben models are just reasoning based on the little firm and credible information I have available, and reality could be somewhat different.

  7. Ken

    Thanks Erik for the comprehensive explanation! I had tried to look for an answer to this question, but neither the Tamiya or Italeri website or wikipedia could give me a clue as nothing was mentioned about this. I used to guess there is a formal partnership or parent-subsidiary relationship between the 2 companies.

    I noticed that Italeri is particularly good at making 1/24 truck & trailer models (e.g. Scania/Benz/IVECO/MAN/Volvo) or heavy duty work vehicles (e.g. wrecker trucks, fire engines) while Tamiya almost has none of these products. Wonder if it is due to some sort of business cooperation between these 2 companies.

  8. Erik

    @Ken: You’re welcome. We guys at tamiyablog.com have entered information about all Tamiya products into a database, trying our best to cover all Tamiya products from the company’s very beginning. We started this “work” in the early ’80’s, and have continued meticulously and without disruptions to this day. Only verified information is considered to be facts, so rumours, guesses and other vague information is not registered in the database. On one hand, this means that there are still a few “holes” of information, but on the other side, it means that the information available in the database is very trustworthy and credible. This “work” is finally paying off a little.

    As for 1/24 trucks, Italeri of course has a large selection of models, but are often criticised for using generic chassises and don’t caring much about the small differences between different versions of a specific type of truck. Obviously an approach Tamiya would never make, which again means that Italeri can develop truck models at a smaller cost and effort than Tamiya could (relatively). Still, Tamiya currently has 37 of the Italeri trucks and trailers in their selection of Italeri products, so they are obviously considered good enough for import.

    I believe the main reason why Tamiya isn’t into 1/24 scale truck models is because Japan is Tamiya’s most important market and there, 1/32 scale is the most popular scale for truck models. And the Japanese fans are seemingly mostly interested in “Dekotoratrucks”, a niche that is well catered for by primarily Aoshima, and to some extent Fujimi and GSI Creos (formerly Gunze Sangyo). Now defunct companies Otaki, Nitto Kagaku, Imai and Mitsuwa also used to make 1/32 (and to some extent 1/28) scale truck models.

    A Japanese colleague of mine pointed out that the real world of Dekotoratrucks is evolving so fast that the model companies have difficulties keeping up, so even the Aoshima-trucks that look the most extreme to us non-Japanese are already dull, boring and “yesterday’s news” to the Japanese fans. A tough market to keep up with indeed!

    I don’t know why Tamiya hasn’t entered this market though. As you may know, there is a certain cooperation between the Japanese plastic model companies in the 1/700 scale waterline market. This means that they are generally trying to avoid that several companies offer models of the same ships. Similar ideas may influence the Dekotoratrucks model market, or a company as big as Tamiya may consider this market to be too small for them.

    Either way, 1/24 truck models would mostly be interesting for Tamiya’s export market, which is probably rather small from Tamiya’s point of view and where companies like Italeri and Revell are well established with their European (and US) trucks and Revell-Monogram and Round2 (AMT/MPC) with US trucks.

  9. Taro

    Hello Eric,

    I’m from Japan and agree with you about the paragraph about Dekotora.

    I think one more reason that Tamiya doesn’t release 1/24 scale trucks is the size. As you know we Japanese have difficult housing situation, so we have no place to display such large trucks.

    I’d like to buy 1/14 trailer trucks RC, but unfortunately there is no place for it in my apartment. I think they will be for export, in addition, NO Japanese trucks were released by Tamiya although it is Japanaese model maker.

  10. Neil Rodrigues

    I honestly think it would have been a better idea to just rerelease the TA03F Pro. Its a better chassis for drift. All they do with these new kits is transfer the weight of the battery and motor, it all ends up being in essence the same. The one thing they did do right was the parallel battery mounting. The TA03F Pro was always their best drift chassis and the only true front mount car. Oh well I guess it wasn’t as sexy for the advertising dept.

  11. admin Post author

    I liked also the layout of the TA03F for drifting but the rest was outdated (transmission, suspension play), would rather see a “TA06F”, till then I have replaced my TA03FD with a TB03D full spec and I really enjoy it.

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