Tamiya Sand Rover (2011)

Aug 17, 2011 No Comments by

The Sand Rover attracted many hobbyists to the exciting world of R/C in the early days of the radio control buggy era. Originally released in 1981, the R/C Sand Rover featured simple construction and a dune buggy body design. To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Tamiya is matching the classic buggy body with the modern, easy-to-assemble DT-02 chassis, making it perfect for those who are new to R/C hobby.

Specifications and Features

  • 1/10 scale R/C assembly kit.
  • Kit includes FREE BONUS PARTS (1150 Ball Bearing x 8pcs.) First production run bonus only. 10/2011
  • The durable resin body is molded in white and may be finished using Tamiya Color paints.
  • The DT-02 chassis is equipped with a 4-wheel independent suspension with coil spring dampers.
  • 380 size motor included and is coupled with a 10T pinion gear (gear ratio=15.768:1)
  • Fully-enclosed gearbox protects against dirt and debris.
  • Ribbed front and spiked rear tires
  • Semi-finished driver figure (pre-painted face & hat) included.
  • Included Type 380 motor can be replaced with Type 540 motor to increase speed and power.
  • Tamiya TEU-104BK forward and reverse brushed motor speed control. (equipped with low voltage protection feature)

Requires: 2-channel radio, tools for assembly, paint, 7.2 volt battery and charger

58500 1/10 R/C Sand Rover (2011)
Availability: October

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