Tamiya Mazda 787B No.18 Le Mans 24 Hours 1991 (RM-01)

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This 90′s throwback ride is 2WD and features a solid axle drive system with a pivot ball link rear suspension. Check it out in the press release below:

The 1991 Mazda 787B Le Mans racer is the latest 1990’s era race car replica to be offered on the RM-01 racing chassis kit platform.

Tamiya created the RM-01 chassis in response to the 1/12 scale racing resurgence around the world. The chassis features a Direct Drive 2WD setup and a pivot-ball link rear (PBLR) suspension to offer linear throttle and steering response with realistic racing action excitement.


Scale: 1/12 scale
Construction type: assembly kit
Terrain use: on-road
Drive-train: 2WD RWD
Drive type: pinion to spur gear
Drive line: solid axle
Differential type: ball pressure plate
Suspension: PBLR (Pivot Ball Link Rear Suspension)
Steering mechanism: direct servo
Shock damper: friction damper
Shock damper material: plastic
Tire type: foam
Tire tread: slick
Body material: Clear Polycarbonate
ESC: not included
ESC type: N/A
LED Light buckets: no
LED lights: no
Motor type: 380-brushed type
Bearings: shielded ball bearing
Chassis material: FRP
Sticker material: vinyl
Internal gear ratio: N/A
Adjustable camber: fixed
Adjustable toe angles: front only
Adjustable ride height: yes
Adjustable gear ratio: yes
Adjustable wheelbase: fixed
Adjustable track width: fixed
Adjustable shock angle: fixed
Special features: PBLR: Pillow Ball Link Rear suspension, driver figure


Radio gear, servo, receiver, ESC, polycarbonate paint, 3.2V battery & charger.

58555 1/12 R/C Mazda 787B No.18 Le Mans 24 Hours 1991 (RM-01)
Availability: December
MSRP: $304.00

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