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Introduction of new Tamiya RC models



Introduction of Tamiya NEW model and Tamichall climax special information and Tamiya RC history!
・Details of the Tamiya RC new model scheduled to be released next spring will be released for the first time in the world. ・Introduction of special information for “Tamichare Climax *” scheduled to be held at Tamiya Kakegawa Circuit on December 10th and 11th. We will guide you through recommended settings and body selection points. (* A big event where representatives of the Tamiya Challenge Cup, a race sponsored by dealers nationwide, gather) ・ Tamiya RC History introduces the RC released in 1998. The shaft drive buggy “Baja Champ” born from a touring car chassis, the high-power pickup “Ford SVT F-150 Lightning”, and the R33 GT-R “Penzoil Nismo GT-R” that was active in JGTC are now available!
Cast Tamiya Satoshi Maezumi, Riku Sunahara
More details about the new Tamiya RC models

Boxart and higher resolution photo of Tamiya 58710 Hotshot II Blockhead Motors


58710 Hot Shot II Blockhead Motors
Tamiya welcomes back Item 58062 1/10 R/C Hotshot II – originally released in 1987 – with a twist! The Hotshot II is one of the earliest 4WD buggy models and this had not been re-released until today. Following Item 58695 (1/10 R/C Wild One Off-Roader Blockhead Motors), this is the second model of our Jun Watanabe R/C buggy re-releases. This model is the 4WD buggy based on Item 58062, and the sticker is designed by Jun Watanabe’s brand “BLOCKHEAD MOTORS” which deals in stickers and apparel, and customizations of Tamiya off road buggy models from the 1980s, also taking part in the design of collaborative fashion, music, and skateboard projects to expand the horizons of R/C cars.

About the model
• This is a 1/10 scale R/C assembly kit. Length: 390mm, width: 235mm, height: 150mm.
• Polycarbonate body (0.7mm thickness) of the Hotshot II is pre-cut and pre-painted in brilliant blue. (Cutlines and marks to make holes are added from the original Hotshot II (Item 58062) body.)
• New roll cage is positioned higher to ensure raised driver position for more realism. In accordance with this matter, upper frame is also updated.
• Uprights and wheels are matte-finish metal-plated.
• Includes new stickers designed by Jun Watanabe’s brand “BLOCKHEAD MOTORS”.
• Number plates, light pods, side plates, window nets and dummy antenna are also included.
• 4-wheel double wishbone suspension utilizes one front transverse and two rear CVA II oil dampers

Video of Tamiya 58710 Hotshot II Blockhead Motors



Tamiya 58710 Hotshot II Blockhead Motors
Tamiya is pleased to present a new model revisited in collaboration with Jun Watanabe Blockhead motors.
The model is based on the 58062 1/10 R/C Hotshot II released in 1987 and is revised for a new look like the 58695 “1/10 R/C Wild One Off-Road Blockhead Motors” model.
It has a new livery thanks to dedicated stickers. Jun Watanabe group deals with stickers, clothing and customizations of Tamiya buggy models from the 80s, also taking part in the design of fashion, music and skateboard projects to expand the horizons of R/C cars.
Model Features
• This is a 1/10 scale R/C mounting kit. Length: 390mm, width: 235mm, height: 150mm.
• Polycarbonate body (0.7 mm thick) of the Hotshot II is pre-cut and pre-painted in bright blue.
• The new roll-bar is positioned higher to ensure a raised pilot position for greater realism. To achieve this, the upper frame is also updated.
• Uprights and wheels are plated in matte metal.
• Includes new sticker set designed by Jun Watanabe’s brand “BLOCKHEAD MOTORS”.
• Also included are number plates, light holders, side plates, window grilles and dummy antenna.
• The 4-wheel double wishbone suspension uses transverse oil shock absorbers on the front axle and double shock absorbers on the rear axle.
Includes 540 motor, R/C system sold separately.

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58710 HOTSHOT II BLOCKHEAD MOTORS 4WD
Tamiya is pleased to present a new model revisited in collaboration with Jun Watanabe Blockhead motors.
The model is based on the 58062 1/10 R/C Hotshot II released in 1987 and is revised for a new look like the 58695 “1/10 R/C Wild One Off-Road Blockhead Motors” model.
It has a new livery thanks to dedicated stickers. Jun Watanabe group deals with stickers, clothing and customizations of Tamiya buggy models from the 80s, also taking part in the design of fashion, music and skateboard projects to expand the horizons of R/C cars.
Model Features
• This is a 1/10 scale R/C mounting kit. Length: 390mm, width: 235mm, height: 150mm.
• Polycarbonate body (0.7 mm thick) of the Hotshot II is pre-cut and pre-painted in bright blue.
• The new roll-bar is positioned higher to ensure a raised pilot position for greater realism. To achieve this, the upper frame is also updated.
• Uprights and wheels are plated in matte metal.
• Includes new sticker set designed by Jun Watanabe’s brand “BLOCKHEAD MOTORS”.
• Also included are number plates, light holders, side plates, window grilles and dummy antenna.
• The 4-wheel double wishbone suspension uses transverse oil shock absorbers on the front axle and double shock absorbers on the rear axle.
Includes 540 motor, R/C system sold separately.


58717 TT-02BR RACING Off-Road 4WD
Tamiya is pleased to present a new exclusive version for the popular Buggy TT-02B chassis. The TT-02BR version includes an exclusive selection of Options normally sold separately to guarantee a series of set-up adjustments and provide high off-road performance.
This is a 1/10 scale R / C chassis assembly kit.
• The transmission uses the oil bath gear differential to be able to adjust the traction simply by using different viscosities of oils.
• New front and rear shock mounts offer more oil filled shock and upper link configuration options.
• The use of front and rear homokinetics ensures stable transmission regardless of suspension travel.
• The central axle and joints have plastic parts to limit wear on the joint.
• Includes two rear wings: a standard Neo Scorcher kit (clear) and the TRF201 part no. 54211 wing. The TRF201 wing includes two large design wings to adjust downforce to track surface conditions and are included also wing holder spacers to adjust the rear wing angle.
• The upper adjustable arms are longer than 4 ~ 6mm and help prevent deformation of the plastic adjustment sections and ensure improved suspension movement.
• The connection of the steering with flanged tubes is characterized by a longer life thanks to the fixing with hexagonal head screws and lock nuts compared to the fixing with 3 × 18 stepped screws.
• Features ball bearings.
• Comes with a dedicated carrying case for the TT-02BR chassis.
• Includes Neo Scorcher bodywork (clear). * Please note that Neo Scorcher stickers are not included.
• Engine and R / C system. they are sold separately.
The kit includes as standard
– Aluminum transmission shaft (new code).
– Carbon shock absorber supports (new code).
– XV-02 / TT-02 Differential with oil bath gears (code TO22049).
– Couplings for aluminum transmission shaft TT-02 (code TO54501).
– Pinion 17T module 06 in hardened aluminum (code TO54768).
– TT-02B / DF-03 aluminum shock absorber set (code TO54993).
– Aluminum rear hubs (code TO53793).
– TT-02B Complete set of adjustable upper arms TO54539).
– DF-02 Constant velocity joints (code TO53791).
– Oversized front rims, 62/25 (code TO53880).
– Oversized rear rims, 62/35 (code TO53881).
– TRF201 rear wing set (code TO54211).
– TT-02B Lower arms and reinforced gear covers 2pcs (code TO54815).
– TT-02 Reinforced lower frame black color (code 54926)


58720 TT-02SRX RACING On Road 4WD
The TT-02 frame will soon be available in an exclusive updated version compared to the previous S version.
The TT-02 Type-SRX frame kit features increased durability and performance for racing. This frame kit uses the stock oil differential and front rigid post as well as a selection of options normally sold separately. This kit is perfect for those who want an Entry level frame but who already have an Optional base to be able to configure it for competitions.
Chassis Features
1/10 Scale R / C Chassis Mounting Kit.
• Items 22049 oil differential and 22047 rigid front pole ensure easy assembly and stable driveability.
• This frame kit features a reliable 4 wheel independent double wishbone suspension used in the TRF420 frame to ensure an effective setup.
• Center joints have plastic parts in the joint sections of stainless steel pins and aluminum joints to limit wear of parts.
• Universal joint (code 22054) provides stable steering and cornering grip for superior performance during racing.
• The rear driveshafts have a size of 39mm, specific for this frame.
• High speed gears and 27T sprockets (transmission ratio: 6.55: 1) are included as standard parts of the kit.
• The included servo saver ensures an ideal steering angle and to limit damage to the steering servo.
• Features shielded ball bearings.
• Comes with a dedicated carrying case for the TT-02 Type-SRX chassis.
• Please note that the body, battery, motor, tires and R / C system are not included.
Accessories included as standard
– 37mm cardan for constant velocity joints, 2pcs. (code TO22054).
– XV-02 / TT-02 Oil gear differential (code TO22049).
– Front rigid pole set XV-02 / TT-02 39T (code TO22047).
– 27T module 06 pinion in hardened aluminum (code TO54981).
– TRF419 suspension set (code TO54886).
– TT-02 Hi-Torque Servo Saver Set with metal bracket (code TO54799).
– Central transmission shaft in aluminum TT-02 (code TO54501).
– TT-02 speed gear set, 68t (code TO54500).
– Item 53823: 5mm thick aluminum rim drivers (code TO53823).
– TRF Shock Absorber Oil Seal, 4pcs. (code TO53576).
– Cross joints for low friction constant velocity joints (code TO42357).
– Short ball connector for TRF shock absorbers, 8pcs. (code TO42323)

Detail photos of Tamiya 47489 Egress Black Edition

Overall length = 430 mm The photo shows the kit assembled and painted. *All images are from prototypes.


Reviving the machine of your dreams in a special color
The Egress, a high-performance 4WD racing buggy that was born in 1989 by upgrading the Avante, known as the icon of Tamiya’s electric RC car. A special model Egress Black Edition electric RC car assembly kit that has been updated to suit the modern RC scene while keeping the basic configuration as it is. Unlike the original Egress, which was based on silver, the black edition features a fearless black color with white and blue coloring. And to match the body color, the front and rear dampers and front uprights have been changed to dark titanium alumite, and the 6-spoke wheels are coordinated with a silver color that tightens your feet.

Highly rigid shaft drive 4WD chassis with many carbon parts
The chassis adopts a carbon double deck and boasts high rigidity that does not flinch even when twisted. The power train of the vertical motor shaft drive 4WD is a full bearing specification. The original design of the front and rear ball differentials has been revised to improve smooth operation, maintainability, and durability. In addition, a one-way bearing is built into the drive gear, and the torque splitter effect demonstrates straightforward handling. It is also possible to change to a one-way bearing and make it a locking specification. In addition, the most abused universal shaft in the drive system incorporates the same structure as the current TRF series, providing smooth drive and high reliability. Suspension is 4-wheel independent double wishbone. Equipped with four oil dampers that use aluminum cylinders, and stabilizers on the front and rear. The front upright is made of machined aluminum with high strength. The steering system is equipped with a ball bearing on the wiper arm axis and uses a 2.0mm thick carbon plate to achieve linear handling. Of course, even with the current mainstream brushless motor, you can enjoy a wonderful run.

Basic Specs
●Length: 430mm, Width: 243mm, Height: 157mm ●Wheelbase: 275mm ●Tire width/diameter: Front 32/88mm, Rear 40/88mm ●Frame: 2.0mm thick carbon double deck ●Drive system: Vertical motor shaft Drive 4WD ●Body/under cowl = made of polycarbonate ●Differential gear = front and rear ball diff, center one-way ●Steering = 3-split tie rod ●Suspension = 4-wheel double wishbone ●Dampers = aluminum cylinder high cap oil dampers ●Gear ratio = 8.33: 1 ●Motor = 540 type (sold separately) ●Speed ​​controller = ESC specification (sold separately)

Required separately
●540 type motor ● Fine spec 2.4G electric RC drive set ●4 AA batteries for transmitter

Upcoming Tamiya 45072 TEU-107BK Electronic Speed Controller

Electronic controller for 1:10 scale radio-controlled model cars.
The ESC controller is compatible with Brushed motors and has programmable reverse and brake as well as including BEC to power the receiver. Maximum current 75A for both forward and reverse.

Technical specifications:
– Maximum continuous current (FET specification): 75A (forward/reverse)
– Supply voltage: 4.8 V-6.0 V (four R6/AA/UM3 batteries)/6.6 V-7.2 V (Ni-Cd battery packs such as 7.2 V Racing Pack, LF battery packs, Ni-MH batteries). Power supplies above 7.2V are not compatible with the controller.
– Compatible motor: Brushed motors with 23T turns or more.
– Note that compatible motors vary according to power supply, while brushless motors are not compatible.
– Receiver output: BEC 6V (minimum guaranteed value)/3A.
– Dimensions: 32.2×33.8x17mm (excluding protruding sections).
– Weight: 42.5g
– Compatible with Tamiya 1/10 R/C models using 7.2V or 6.6V Racing Pack and R/C models using four R6/AA/UM3 batteries.
– The following seven configurations can be selected
– 2-level forward and reverse (forward: 100%, reverse: 50% and brake)
– forward and reverse 2-stage (forward: 100%, reverse: 100% and brake)
– forward: 100% and brake (*)
– direct forward and reverse (forward: 100%, reverse: 100% and brake)

Tamiya RC Live – Tamiya Grand Prix Tournaments and Tamiya RC History


Tamiya Grand Prix Kansai and Tamiya RC History!
The Tamiya Grand Prix All Japan Championship Kansai held at Kobe Harbour Land on Saturday 25 September. The final race of the ‘Tamiya RC Car Grand Prix Kansai’ held on 26 September (Sun) will be shown. Tamiya RC History introduces the R/C released in 1997. The ‘Nissan R390 GT1’ that participated in the Le Mans 24 Hour Race, the all-rounder buggy ‘Blazing Star’ and the ‘Mad Bull’ with its big tyres will make an appearance.


Tamiya Grand Prix Aichi Introduction and Tamiya RC History!
Tamiya Grand Prix Aichi held on Saturday 15 October at the Port of Nagoya Garden Wharf Rinko Midori-en. Tamiya RC Car Grand Prix in Aichi held on Sunday 16 October. Tamiya RC History introduces the R/C cars released in 1997. The ‘Volkswagen Golf V5’, the ‘avex Dome MUGEN NSX’ which competed in the All Japan GT Championship, and the ‘Porsche 911 Carrera’!


Introduction of Tamiya Kakegawa Circuit Off-Road Meeting, Tamiya GP Champion Round Just Before Special & Tamiya RC History!
The Tamiya Offroad Meeting held on the renewed Offroad Course on 9 October (Sunday) will be presented with the final race. Tamiya Grand Prix Championships” to be held on 29th and 30th October, we introduce the course layout and the points of attack for each class. Tamiya RC History introduces the RC released in 1998. The ‘Opel Vectra STW’ that competed in the German Super Touring Car Series, the ‘Subaru Impreza WRC’ that won the Manufacturers’ title in the WRC and the ‘Rover Mini Cooper Racing’ that appeared with the reborn M chassis will be introduced.

Tamiya RC Live – Tamiya Grand Prix Tournaments and Tamiya RC History



Tamiya Grand Prix Iwate Tournament and Tamiya RC History!
・Introducing the “Tamiya Grand Prix All Japan Championship Iwate Tournament” held at Big Roof Takizawa on Saturday, September 3rd. ・You can see the final race of the “Tamiya RC Car Grand Prix Iwate Tournament” held on Sunday, September 4th. ・ Tamiya RC history introduces the RC released in 1997. “Porsche Boxster” and “Pia Nakajima Reynard” driven by Torasuke Takagi will appear.


Introducing the Tamiya Grand Prix Hokkaido Tournament and Tamiya RC History!
・ We will deliver the final race of the “Tamiya Grand Prix All Japan Championship Hokkaido Tournament” held at Gateau Kingdom Sapporo on Saturday, September 10th. ・Introducing the “Tamiya RC Car Grand Prix Hokkaido Tournament” held on Sunday, September 11th. ・ Tamiya RC history introduces the RC released in 1997. You can see the “Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV” that played an active role in the World Rally Championship, and the “TA03F PRO Belt Drive 4WD David Jun Special” that was released to commemorate the victory in the RC Car National Championship.


Introducing the Tamiya Grand Prix Kakegawa Tournament and Tamiya RC History!
・ We will deliver the final race of the “Tamiya Grand Prix All Japan Championship Kakegawa Tournament” held at Tamiya Kakegawa Circuit on Saturday, September 17th. ・Introducing the “Tamiya RC Car Grand Prix Kakegawa Tournament” held on Sunday, September 18th. ・ Tamiya RC history introduces the RC released in 1997. Please see “Toyota Celica GT-FOUR 97 Monte Carlo” and “Mercedes-Benz SLK”. [October 23rd (Sunday)] *Expanded version of 120 minutes each time