Monthly Archives: April 2015

Official Tamiya 54th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2015 announced new product list


Scale Models
★ 1/32 De Havilland Mosquito FB Mk.VI [tentative]
★ 1/35 in Germany Panther D-type [tentative]
★ 1/35 Panther D metal barrel set [tentative]
★ 1/35 Panther D articulated track set [tentative]
★ 1/35 Panther D etched parts [tentative]
★ 1/35 German Heavy armored car Sd.Kfz.234 / 1 (2cm gun-mounted)
★ 1/35 WW I British infantry and small arms fire set
★ 1/48 German 3t cargo truck [tentative]
★ 1/700 US Navy aircraft carrier Saratoga CV-3 (with Pontus model manufactured by detail Up Parts) [tentative]
★ 1/24 Toyoda AA type
★ 1/24 Honda S600
★ 1/12 team Lotus type 49B 1968 (with etching parts)
★ 1/12 Honda RA273 (with etching parts)
★ 1/12 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 Special Color Edition
★ 1/12 Honda MVX250F
★ 1/12 Yamaha YZR500 (OW70) flat Tadahiko specification
★ 1/24 Toyota Land Cruiser 80
★ 1/24 Toyota Land Cruiser 80 sports options
★ detail up parts mesh pipe outer diameter φ2mm / φ2.6mm

RC Models
★ New entry RC car first wave [tentative]
★ TG-10 Mk.2 FZ New with body [tentative]
★ RCC Jimny (JB23) (MF-01X)
★ RCC NISSAN GT-R LM NISMO Launch version (F103GT) [tentative]
★ RCC TB-04 R chassis kit
★ RCC TT-02D TYPE-S drift spec chassis kit
★ TRF102 chassis kit
★ TRF211XM chassis kit
★ RCC Mercedes-Benz Unimog 425 (CC-01 chassis)
★ RCC Toyota FJ Cruiser (CR-01 chassis)
★ RCC Porsche 911 GT2 racing (TA02SW chassis)
★ RC Buggy Kumamonbajon (DT-02)
★ XB RC Buggy Kumamonbajon (DT-02 ) (4 colors)
★ XB Volkswagen Scirocco GT (TT-01D chassis TYPE-E) drift spec
★ OP.1632 TT-02 TYPE-S carbon damper stay (front)
★ OP.1633 TT-02 TYPE-S carbon damper stay (rear)
★ OP.1634 TT-02 TYPE-S steel suspension mounts set
★ OP.1635 aluminum camber gauge (stick type)
★ OP.1636 TT-02 TYPE-S steel suspension mounts (front)
★ OP.1637 TT -02 TYPE-S steel suspension mounts (rear)
★ OP.1638 TT-02 TYPE-S Steel rebound stopper (two)
★ OP.1641 option wing set for engine car body [tentative]
★ OP.1643 MF-01X full Bearing Set
★ OP.1644 GF-01 Aluminum Servo guard & down mount [tentative]
★ SP.1578 TG-10 Mk.2 FZ New Body Set [tentative]
★ aluminum parts tray
★ TRF419 aluminum Lower deck [tentative]
★ M- 05 Blue carbon damper stay (front)
★ M-05 Blue carbon damper stay (rear)
★ TB-04 R titanium screw set
★ TRF102 titanium screw set

Mini 4wd & For Kids
★ Avante Mk.III Japan Cup 2015 Limited ( MA chassis)
★ Hyper Dash 3 motor J-CUP 2015 Special
★ Hyper Dash Motor PRO J-CUP 2015 Special
★ four wheel drive mini portable pit J-CUP 2015 [tentative]
★ shooting Proud Star (MA chassis)
★ four wheel drive mini starter pack AR speed type (Aero Avante) [tentative]
★ four wheel drive mini starter pack MA power type (blast Arrow) [tentative]
★ Aero Avante Violet Special (clear body) (AR chassis)
★ shadow Shark yellow Specials (AR chassis)
★ GP .482 Berudaga clear body set
★ GP.483 low height Tire & Wheel Set (Y spoke)
★ GP.484 torque tune 2 motor
★ GP.485 Rebuchun 2 motor
★ GP.486 atomic tune 2 motor
★ GP.487 torque tune 2 motor PRO
★ GP.488 Rebuchun 2 motor PRO
★ GP.489 atomic tune 2 motor PRO
★ GP.490 MA chassis side mass damper set
★ low height offset tread tire hard (yellow)
★ low friction low height tire (two Maroon)
★ HG lightweight 19mm all-aluminum bearing rollers (Pink) [tentative]
★ AR chassis brake set (Purple) [tentative]
★ low friction front under guard (Purple) [tentative]
★ four wheel drive mini carry pit ★ flywheel car tool set [tentative]
★ swim Manta Ray tool set [tentative]

Tool & Paints, etc.
★ tapered thin blade Nipper (gate cut)
★ craft shears (plastic / for soft metal) [tentative]
★ Tamiya modeling brush PRO II countenance brush (ultra-fine / very fine / thin / small)
★ curve for masking tape (2mm / 3mm / 5mm)

Some text descriptions of the upcoming Tamiya RC kits

58615 Dune Buggy Kumamon (DT-02 Chassis)

– Nimble running of 2WD unique from on-road to off-road!
– The popular with women and children! Family I enjoy everyone.

– Electric radio control carrying the [Kumamon] doll in electric radio control two-wheel drive buggy dune buggy is a car assembly kit.
– Lightweight open body with no door is made of high impact resin, can be freely painted in color for plastic model.
– Also, hold the handle was riding in the driver’s seat [Kumamon] doll set with painted finished state.
– And illustrations of Kumamon that stick to the body, I was prepared in Kumamoto Prefecture of specialty tomatoes and watermelon illustrations such as stickers as well.

– DT-02 chassis, which was equipped with a four-wheel double wishbone suspension.
– Configuration easy assembly with reduced number of parts also features.
– Adopt a bathtub frame that low center of gravity by mounting the RC mechanism and traction battery flat.
– Suspension 4-wheel double wishbone moving supple.
– Is equipped with four coil spring unit will deliver the high road holding even in bad road.
– In addition, the built-Diff in sealed gear box to shut out the inherent of sand and pebbles of intrusion into off-road, with a 380 motor.
– You can enjoy a long and spacious runs in easy to control speed.
– Kumamon figure prepainted. It is also possible to move the head from side to side.

84399 RCC Porsche 911 GT2 Racing (TA02SW Chassis)

– A firm favorite of Porsche 911GT2 re-appeared!
– Of short wheelbase and rear wide tread powerful style

– Glamorous hip line Porsche of true value at any time of the era.
– In which the 911 GT2, which has been developed in order to fight the sports car race from ’95 also machines that still popular with its charming style.
– Unique shape at both ends raised front spoiler, large rear wing, and I was reproduced a lacy form wearing a over fender to real back and forth.

– Adopt TA02SW that best matches the Porsche 911 GT2 unique short wheelbase to characteristic dimensions of the rear wide tread of the chassis.
– Parts configuration with a balanced layout and high rigidity of the balance which became the forerunner of the shaft drive 4WD touring car is still demonstrate the high dimensionality of the driving performance, it is an item you want is also recommended as a collector’s item.

These are a automatic translations. Please excuse possible misinterpretations in the text.

More future Tamiya releases to be presented at Shizuoka hobby show 2015, May 14th-17th

RC Models & Parts
42288 TRF211XM
58614 RCC New M Size 4WD Chassis (Body:Suzuki Jimny)
58615 RCC Dune Buggy Kumamon (DT-02 Chassis)
84399 1/10 RCC Porsche 911 GT2 Racing (TA02SW Chassis)
84418 1/10 RCC TT-02B MS
51578 SP1578 TG-10 Mk.2 FZ New Body Set
54636 OP1636 TT-02 TYPE-S Steel Suspension Mount (Front)
54637 OP1637 TT-02 TYPE-S Steel Suspension Mount (Rear)
54638 OP1638 TT-02 TYPE-S Steel Rebound Stopper (2pcs.)
54641 OP1642 Engine Car Body Option Wing Set
54642 OP1642 Carbon Damper Stand
54643 OP1643 New M Size Full Bearing Set for 4WD Chassis
54644 OP1644 GF-01 Aluminum Servo Guard & Down Mount
84417 TRF102 Titanium Machine Screw Set

12053 Lotus 49B F1 w/Etched Parts
12664 Metal Gun Barrel Set for Panther Ausf.D
12665 Articulated Caterpillar Set for Panther Ausf.D
12666 Etching Parts for Panther Ausf.D
24339 Toyota AA Type
25179 USN Aircraft Carrier CV-3 Saratoga (w/Detail Up Parts Set for Pontos Model
32585 German 3t Truck
35345 German Medium Tank Panther Ausf.D
37019 German Heavy Armored Car Sd.Kfz.234/1 (w/2cm Gun)
60326 ★de Havilland Mosquito FB Mk.VI

Mini 4WD
15484 GP484 Torque-Tuned 2 Motor (Mini 4WD)
15485 GP485 Rev-Tuned 2 Motor
15486 GP486 Atomic Tune 2 Motor
15487 GP487 Torque-Tuned 2 Motor PRO
15488 GP488 Rev-Tuned 2 Motor PRO (Mini 4WD)
15489 GP489 Atomic Tune 2 Motor PRO
18641 Shooting Proud Star (MA Chassis)
95084 Hyper Dash III Motor J-CUP 2015 Special
95085 Hyper Dash Motor PRO J-CUP 2015 Special
95086 Mini 4WD Portable Pit J-CUP 2015
95087 Avante Mk.III Japan Cup 2015 Limited (MA Chassis)
95210 Mini 4WD Starter Pack AR Speed Type (Aero Avante)
95211 Mini 4WD Starter Pack MA Power Type (Blast Arrow)
95213 HG Light Weight 19mm Aluminum Bearing Roller (Pink)
95214 AR Chassis Brake Set (Purple)
95215 Low Friction Front Under Guard (Purple)

Tools & Construction
70217 Flywheel Car Assembly Kit
70218 Manta Ray Swim Assembly Kit
74123 Fine Point Thin Blade Nipper (for Gate Cut)
74124 Craft Scissors (Plastic/for Soft Metal)

Upcoming 1/32 Tamiya military aircraft kit

Tamiya 60326 1/32 De Havilland Mosquito FB Mk.VI

– 1/32 scale model of the second World War masterpiece versatile twin-engine machine `wonders of wooden machine` mosquito proud of the Royal Air Force.
– Based on the depth actual coverage in the United States, to model the mosquito main type [fighter-bomber type].
– Powerful size of the full width 515mm.
– All color B5 plate 12 with Instruction Manual pages that reflect the actual photos and commentary.

Release Date July 2015

TRF welcomes a new RC driver, Akio Sobue


TRF (Tamiya Racing Factory) and Akio Sobue contract.
A powerful system, and challenge to the RC race of 2015!

Since the top drivers Sobue Asahi-sei and our domestic leading was concluded the electric touring car driver contract will guide you.
Please look forward to success of TRF which was further power-up in the future.


Also the ability, how not to demonstrate in the country race.


Personal Color of Sobue Asahi-sei players. In the circuit, by all means and your encouragement!

Tamiya Racing Factory driver contracts with Marc Rheinhard and Christopher Clapp


TRF (Tamiya Racing Factory) and Marc Rheinard contract renewal.
A powerful system, and challenge to the RC race of 2015!

Marc Rheinard who won the electric touring car world champion, our company is will guide because we signed a electric touring car driver contract.
Please look forward to success of TRF which was further power-up in the future.


Marc Rheihnard won the big race of local


Combination with TRF Takayuki Kono is also fun!

trf christopher krapp

TRF join Christopher Clapp players (Tamiya Racing Factory) as a new member.

World Championships, and Christopher Clapp players are active in European countries, our company is will guide because we signed a electric touring car driver contract.
Matsukura players active world champion, Mark liner de players, please stay tuned to the success of future TRF with the Sobue players.
Christopher Clapp
23 years of age
Living in Germany, Dinklage
Tamiya World Champion in 2007
2010 IFMAR World Championships 4th
2012 IFMAR World Championship 7th
Comments from Christopher Clapp player I am very excited and huge Motivated for the Next Races and Challenges. I choosed Tamiya / TRF Because They Always Have the best touring cars on the Market and best quality. For me it IS like coming home Because I Began my Racing with Tamiya chassis and Won the Tamiya World Championship 2007 in Japan. My first RACE with the Team Will BE this week at the ETS in Italy and I CAN not wait to RACE and Work with my new Team members. A big Thanks to Tamiya / TRF for giving me this opportunity and see you at the racetrack.

Future Tamiya release list May 2015

RC Models
84411  1/10 R/C Toyota FJ Cruiser (CR-01)
84412  1/10 R/C TB-04R Chassis Kit
84416  1/10 R/C The Grasshopper I Black Edition
58609  1/10 R/C Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG 425 (CC-01)
57883  1/10 XB Volkswagen Scirocco GT (TT-01D Type-E) Drift Spec
42292  Aluminum Parts Tray
54632  TT-02 Type-S Carbon Damper Stay (Front)
54633  TT-02 Type-S Carbon Damper Stay (Rear)
54634  TT-02 Type-S Steel Suspension Mount Set
54635  Aluminum Camber Gauge Post
84413  TB-04R Titanium Screw Set
84414  M-05 Blue Pattern Carbon Damper Stay (Front)
84415  M-05 Blue Pattern Carbon Damper Stay (Rear)
51575  1/10 Scale R/C Subaru BRZ R&D Sport 2014 Rd.2 Fuji Body Parts Set

Scale Models
32409  1/35 WWI British Infantry w/Small Arms & Equipment
24340  1/24 Honda S600
12662  Braided Hose (2.0mm Outer Diameter)
12663  Braided Hose (2.6mm Outer Diameter)
14112  1/12 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14 Special Color Edition
35042  1/35 U.S. Light Tank M3 Stuart

95062  Aero Avante Violet Special (Clear Body) (AR Chassis)
15482  Veldaga Clear Body Set
15483  Low-Profile Tire & Wheel Set (Y Spoke)
95203  Shadow Shark Yellow Special (AR Chassis)
95205  Low-Profile Offset Tread Tires (Hard/Yellow)
95208  Low Friction Low Profile Tire (Maroon, 2pcs.)
95204  Mini 4WD Car Catcher (Mini 4WD Station/Blue)

Tools & Paints
87172  Tamiya Modeling Brush PRO II Pointed Brush (Ultra Fine)
87173  Tamiya Modeling Brush PRO II Pointed Brush (Extra Fine)
87174  Tamiya Modeling Brush PRO II Pointed Brush (Fine)
87175  Tamiya Modeling Brush PRO II Pointed Brush (Small)
87177  Masking Tape for Curves 2mm
87178  Masking Tape for Curves 3mm
87179  Masking Tape for Curves 5mm

RC World magazine article about Tamiya 58611 Honda City Turbo WR-02C

RC World Magazine 4-2015 No.232 of Ei-Publishing has a very nice special feature about the beloved Willies Wheeler re-release.

Of course it contains much more interesting contest about RC cars, wheelie vehicles plus other new and vintage Tamiya.

Product code | 0320000615
Journal Code | 09111-04
size | A4-size variant 184 pages