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Tamiya 1/10 RC Hotshot (2007) - Assembly Kit

Remote Control Assembly Kit

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This is a radio control car assembly kit, which requires preparation and assembly. Additional items such as radio gear, servo, batteries and charger are required for operation (sold separately).

Fans around the world have been clamoring for more re-releases of classic Tamiya R/C cars and Tamiya has indeed been listening. The eye-catching Hotshot 4WD buggy, which was originally released in the 1980's and helped popularize the R/C hobby, now makes a return with it's timeless body shape matched with updated improvements to let both old and new R/C fans enjoy exciting off-road action.


  • Scale:1/10
  • Construction type:Assembly kit
  • Terrain use:Off-Road
  • Drive-train:4WD
  • Drive type:Gearbox
  • Drive line:Dog bone
  • Differential type:Gear
  • Suspension:In­dependent suspension
  • Steering mechanism:Direct servo
  • Shock damper:Friction damper
  • Shock damper material:Plastic
  • Tire type:Rubber
  • Tire tread:Block-pattern
  • Body material:Poly­carbonate
  • Chassis material:Plastic
  • Electronic Speed Control (ESC):Included
  • ESC model:TEU-101BK
  • LED Light buckets:No
  • LED lights:No
  • Motor:540-brushed type
  • Bearings:Plastic bushing
  • Adjustable camber:Fixed
  • Adjustable toe angles:Front only
  • Adjustable ground clearance:Fixed
  • Adjustable gear ratio:Fixed
  • Adjustable wheelbase:Fixed
  • Adjustable track width:Fixed
  • Adjustable shock angle:Fixed
  • Special feature 1:Redesigned chassis features 4-wheel double wishbone suspension with unique front and rear mono-shocks.
  • Special feature 2:Diaphragm-type oil dampers provide stable off-road driving performance.
  • Special feature 3:New propeller shaft features dog bone type linkage to optimize power transmission efficiency.
  • Special feature 4:Buggy body with large rear wing remains faithful to the original styling.
  • Special feature 5:Aluminum heat sink helps keep the motor cool and is also an eye-catching chassis highlight.
  • Special feature 6:Triangular wheel hubs further enhance the buggy's uniqu­e look.
  • Requires A:7.2 battery & charger
  • Requires B:2-channel radio gear
  • Requires C:Polycarbonate paint

Please note: This item ships to us direct from Japan – packaging, promotional materials and booklets may be in Japanese only. Images are for reference only and actual product appearance may vary

Release date NZ
November 21st, 2007
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