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Tamiya 1/14 Tractor Truck Mercedes-Benz Actros 1851 GigaSpace

Tamiya 1/14 Tractor Truck Mercedes-Benz Actros 1851 GigaSpace

This new kit uses a gearbox and solid axle drive-train, friction damper shocks, and a 3-speed transmission. Read the press release below for more info:

The 2012 Truck of the Year award-winning Actros series is the flagship of the world’s leading truck manufacturer, Daimler. Its latest installment, the rear-wheel drive Actros 1851 GigaSpace runs on a 12.8-liter 6-cylinder turbo-charged engine generating 510hp and is used for long-distance haulage, heavy duty distribution haulage, construction haulage and so on.

The Tamiya 1/14 scale R/C kit faithfully captures all the detail of the full size rig using ABS plastic for the body parts and a 3-speed, shift on the fly working transmission.


Scale: 1/14 scale
Construction type: assembly kit
Terrain use: on-road
Drive-train: 2-axle semi
Drive type: gearbox
Drive line: solid axle
Differential type: gear
Suspension: leaf spring
Steering mechanism: bell-crank
Shock damper: friction damper
Shock damper material: aluminum
Tire type: rubber
Tire tread: radial
Body material: ABS Plastic
Chassis material: plastic
Electronic Speed Control (ESC): not included
ESC model: n/a
LED Light buckets: yes
LED lights: no
Motor: 540-brushed type
Bearings: metal bushings
Adjustable camber: fixed
Adjustable toe angles: fixed
Adjustable ground clearance: fixed
Adjustable gear ratio: 3-speed transmission
Adjustable wheelbase: fixed
Adjustable track width: fixed
Adjustable shock angle: fixed
Special feature 1: Length: 458mm, Width: 195mm, Height: 305mm.
Special feature 2: Ladder frame chassis can be linked with a semi-trailer via coupler.
Special feature 3: Highly-realistic suspension recreated with metal leaf springs and friction dampers.
Special feature 4: Built-in differential gears enable smooth cornering.
Special feature 5: LEDs can be used to accurately recreate the truck’s front and rear lights. (Sold Separately)
Special feature 6: Float-mounted die-cast front axle and reinforced resin rear axle.
Requires: 7.2 battery & charger
Requires: 4-channel radio gear
Requires: electronic speed control
Requires: TS plastic model paint

56335 – $658.00 MSRP
Availability: February


If you like this article, check out this additional article on Tamiya.

Updated: February 8, 2013 — 10:23 PM
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