Tamiya Toyota 86 Kit

May 13, 2012 No Comments by

This new car is built on Tamiya’s proven mid-level TA-06 chassis and uses a fully independent double wishbone suspension, has an adjustable wheelbase, and uses a dependable gear differential.  Check out the press release below for all the features:

The Toyota 86 has been a highly anticipated sports car since the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. In 2012 the vehicle was finally released to markets around the world. In Japan it is known as the Toyota 86. In Europe it is known as the GT-86 and in the USA and North America it is known as the Scion FR-S. The new Toyota 86 R/C body is mounted on Tamiya’s proven mid-level assembly kit, the TA-06.


Scale: 1/10 scale
Construction type: assembly kit
Terrain use: on-road
Drive-train: 4WD
Drive type: Multi; rear gearbox with center and front belt drive-train
Drive line: dog bone
Differential type: gear
Suspension: fully independent double wishbone
Steering mechanism: bell-crank
Shock damper: oil-filled damper
Shock damper material: plastic
Tire type: rubber
Tire tread: Treaded radial
Body material: Clear Polycarbonate
ESC: not included
ESC type: n/a
LED Light buckets: no
LED lights: no
Motor type: 540-brushed type
Bearings: shielded ball bearing
Chassis material: plastic
Sticker material: vinyl
Internal gear ratio: 2.17
Adjustable camber: yes
Adjustable toe angles: front and rear
Adjustable ride height: yes
Adjustable gear ratio: yes
Adjustable wheelbase: yes
Adjustable track width: yes
Adjustable shock angle: yes
Anti-squat adjustment: yes
Droop adjustment: yes
Special features: Dual drive-line drive train


7.2v battery & charger, polycarbonate paint, radio gear, servo, receiver, and esc.

58530 1/10 R/C Toyota 86 (TA06)
Availability: June

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