Tamiya 2022 Early Releases [VIDEO]

Tamiya 2022 Early Releases [VIDEO]

From Tamiya:

Editor’s note: Tamiya has released images and details on their new 2022 releases that would have debuted at the Nuremberg Toy Fair 2022 if we weren’t facing a global pandemic still. Below is the information for the larger 1/10 radio control vehicles but they have also released new modeling kits, mini vehicles and much more which you can view for yourself over on their website, https://tamiyaannouncements.com/featured-releases-early-2022 .

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1/14 R/C Scania 770 S 6X4

Without question, our vast line-up of 1/14 scale radio controlled trucks have captured hobbyists’ attention since the early 1990s! We now welcome a new addition to 1/14 Tractor Truck Series – this time, the Scania 770 S 6×4 produced by the Swedish manufacturer Scania. The Scania 770 S 6×4 is one of the trailer heads in the Scania’s top-grade S Series – which had undergone a full model change in 2016. This trailer head features a double rear-axle drive 6×4 chassis equipped with a 16.4-liter V8 diesel turbo engine capable of 770hp which was the most powerful in the industry as of 2020.

The high-roof form is realistically captured with a roof bar featuring light pods, grille mini bar, low bar and side bars. LEDs (sold separately) are also attachable.

Ladder frame features aluminum side channels with resin cross members, and is equipped with a coupler to enable linkage with semi-trailers.

Multi-Function Control Unit (Item 56523: MFC-03, sold separately) offers light, sound, and vibration operation.

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C Ford Bronco 2021 (CC-02)

Tamiya is proud to announce the release of the Ford Bronco 2021 as our new R/C model on the cross-country CC-02 chassis. The Ford Bronco has been sold since 1966, and the Ford Bronco 2021 was announced as the sixth-generation model in 2021, 25 years since the last generation’s release.

Detail Specifics of the Tamiya R/C version:

Tamiya’s design team have chosen to give R/C enthusiasts a replica of the best full-size Bronco variant. The R/C model assembly kit depicts the 2-door type’s top grade First Edition model. The First Edition Bronco SUV is built for those who have waited patiently for the legend’s return. The First Edition is a loaded Bronco combining the best parts of all Bronco series. First Edition Broncos use the mechanicals of a Badlands, the interior of an Outer Banks and the exterior of a Wildtrak to create the ultimate Bronco! Our designers have captured the very essence of the First Edition Bronco in every way possible!

PC-ABS plastic tire cover faithfully recreates the full-size spare.

NEW: 12-spoke black wheels (width: 26mm, offset: +6) are paired with semi-pneumatic rubber tires.

Included PC-ABS plastic roof rack allows for some scale customizations!

Images show prototype.

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1/12 R/C Toyota Land Cruiser 40 Pick-Up Quadtrack (GF-01FT)

Toyota’s Land Cruiser is one of the most recognizable 4WD vehicles in the world, especially the 40, a series which was sold from 1960 to 1984. Now, Tamiya is delighted to announce a new addition – an R/C model featuring the combination of the “square” layout 4WD GF-01FT chassis and track units – as first seen in our RC Landfreeder Quadtrack TT-02FT kit.

The model is based upon the gear-driven 4WD GF-01FT chassis featuring a monocoque frame with power provided by the centrally-positioned motor via front/rear differential gears.

GF-01FT features a wheelie bar!

Choose between two types of track links; standard flat designs, and toothed grouser designs.

Images show prototype.

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1/16 R/C British Battle Tank Centurion Mk.III Full-Option Kit

The Tamiya vast line up of radio-controlled model tanks just got bigger! This R/C tank recreates the Centurion in 1/16 scale as a radio control model. The Centurion Mk. III was developed as a heavy cruiser tank to counter the powerful German Army tanks during WWII. The Mk. III was perhaps the most polished Centurion variant, equipped with the L/66.7 20 pounder long barrel gun. It was also deployed in the Korean War in 1950, and showed off overwhelming strength which saved the Allied forces from crisis many times. The production reached about 2,800 between 1948 and 1956. After the Korean War, the Mk. III were deployed in European countries, but also other areas such as India, Israel, and Egypt with their formidable force.

Realistic turret movement – up-down elevation changes.

Main gun features movement from left to right.

Main gun muzzle flash and recoiling action!

Machine Gun muzzle flash accurately depicted!

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C Opel Calibra V6 Cliff (TT-01 Type-E)

Nothing screams classic 1990’s touring car DTM racing like the Opel Calibras that tore up racing circuits across Germany. Tamiya brings back a fan favorite with this R/C assembly kit that recreates the Opel Calibra V6 Cliff, which was one of the many teams that raced Opels during the 1990’s. The polycarbonate body is mounted on the TT-01 Type-E chassis, for ease of assembly. The Opel Calibra V6 Cliff was previously released on the Tamiya TA-02 chassis during the 1990’s R/C touring car boom.

About the Opel Calibra V6 Cliff:

The Opel Calibra V6 Cliff took part in the 1995 running of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft (DTM) series. Entered by Joest Racing with the driver JJ. Lehto, the car was powered by a 2.5-liter V6 engine capable of 420 hp. The distinctive black body with the Cliff logo caught people’s eye, and this car showed off race pace strength in DTM races.

TT-01E chassis: Easy to assemble and maintain 4WD platform with a plethora of options available!

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C Alpine A110 Jägermeister 1973 (M-06)

Tamiya is proud to add a new version of the Alpine A110 with an orange Jägermeister livery to our M-06 chassis series. The Alpine A110 was a French compact coupe featuring a lightweight FRP body based upon a steel backbone, rear-wheel drive chassis with the rear-mounted inline-4 engine positioned longitudinally. Production continued from its debut year 1963 until 1977, and the A110 attained fame after victory in the 1971 rally in Monte Carlo. In 1973, this car become the first World Rally champion and its Jägermeister orange livery version achieved a class victory in German circuit races.

Separate parts authentically depict headlights, front/rear bumpers and side mirrors.

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C Tyrrell P34 Six-Wheeler 1977 Argentine GP Limited-Edition

The Tyrrell P34 is among one of our favorite racing subjects. We even own a full-size P34, which is on display at our headquarters in Shizuoka City, Japan.

How can we make a great subject even better? Simple…Tamiya has created an updated version of the Tyrrell P34 Six-Wheeler 1977 as raced at the Argentine GP with some changes, which include updated instruction on the color needed to paint the side mirrors, and livery location tweaks.

About the Tyrrell P34 Six-Wheeler:

The Tyrrell P34 is known as the distinctive “six-wheeler” Formula One race car and its 1977 Argentine GP version featured a full cowl body design without observation windows seen on the side of the cockpit.

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C 1990 Mercedes-Benz C 11 Limited-Edition

Tamiya welcomes back the 1/10 R/C 1990 Mercedes-Benz C 11 kit which was released as Item 58088 in 1990 and Item 58351 (finished body) in 2004. Although it’s been about 18 years since the last release, this model is still popular among R/C fans because of its rich racing history heritage!

About the Mercedes-Benz C 11:

The Mercedes-Benz C 11 is a Group C prototype race car introduced for the 1990 World Sports-Prototype Championship. Built by Sauber as a successor to the Sauber C 9, the C 11 used the same Mercedes-Benz M119 5.0L twin turbo V8. It was the first time that Mercedes-Benz chose to put their name on the car, instead of simply using Sauber.

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C TRF420X Chassis Kit

Tamiya’s R/C designers never rest. They are always looking to bring our most hardcore racing fans the very best features that are able to be squeezed into a touring car chassis! Say hello to the TRF420X. The highest end touring car chassis we make, just got better!

Key Updates and retained features:

The drivetrain features the spur gear positioned toward the chassis center for stable drivability (The motor position is not changed from the TRF420.) Front and rear drive belts are based on the TA08 PRO chassis kit (Item 58693).
Choose from two types of lower deck (carbon fiber and aluminum).
Changing screw positions fixing the upper deck allows adjustment of chassis rigidity (at least 6 different setups).
Features the trustworthy 4-wheel independent double wishbone suspension from the TRF420, and high- precision, durable sealed ball bearings of the TRF series as kit-standard.

Choose from two types of lower deck (carbon fiber and aluminum).

The drivetrain features the spur gear positioned toward the chassis center for stable drivability. (The motor position is not changed from the TRF420.) Front and rear drive belts are based on the TA08 PRO chassis kit (Item 58693).

Floating R/C deck helps facilitate chassis flex, and ensures efficient maintenance.

4-wheel independent double wishbone suspension from the TRF420. Damper stays are designed to allow some flex, for high traction and a boost to drivability.

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C M-08R Chassis Kit Limited Edition

The Tamiya M-08 Chassis platform gets a performance boost with this Limited-Edition release. The M-08R Chassis Kit employs various kinds of option parts such as a ball differential, for the rear gearbox, and TRF (Tamiya Racing Factory) precision oil dampers to handle all the fine suspension tuning needed for club races across the globe!

Option Parts Included in the M-08R kit:

  • 42143: 4mm Aluminum Serrated Wheel Nut (4pcs. -Blue)
  • 42357: Cross Joints for Low Friction Assembly Universal Shafts
  • 51000: Hi-Torque Servo Saver (Black)
  • 53509: Hard Fluorine Coated 0.6 Aluminum Pinion Gear (20T/F201)
  • 53642: 5mm Aluminum Ball Connector (Blue)
  • 53823: Clamp Type Aluminum Wheel Hub (5mm Thick)
  • 53851: 46mm Titanium Coated Suspension Shafts 2pcs.
  • 53917: φ 2.6mm Titanium Coated Suspension Shaft Set for Reversible Suspension
  • 53968: 5x5mm Hard Hex Head Ball Head Connector (5pcs.)
  • 54183: M-Chassis Reinforced Freewheel Axle Set
  • 54868: Open Face 5mm Reinforced Adjusters (Medium/8pcs.)
  • 54869: Open Face 5mm Reinforced Adjusters (Long/8pcs.)
  • 54906: M-08 Concept Aluminum Shaft Set
  • 54969: 33mm Lightweight Aluminum Swing Shafts (2pcs.)

M-07 Concept Reinforced D Parts (Suspension Arms) (Item 54811) featuring carbon fiber-reinforced resin allow superior cornering ability.

Clamp Type wheel hubs, open face ball connectors, aluminum turnbuckle shafts all standard!

Includes a blue anodized finish version of the TRF Super Short Big Bore Dampers+ (4pcs.) (Item 42355).

Includes carbon fiber components such as battery holders and body mount base (Item 54908).

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C XV-02 Pro Chassis Kit

We are proud to announce our second modern era rally chassis kit platform, the all-new XV-02 Pro chassis kit! The XV-01 Pro incorporated a 4WD belt drive system with clever positioning of the RC electronic components with debris protection compartments. The all-new XV-02 Pro takes its 4WD drivetrain into a different direction by using a shaft-driven system with front mid-ship motor placement that incorporates equal length front and rear propeller shafts!

XV-02 chassis at a glance:

  • Comes with two 39T differential gears and one 40T differential gear for adjustment of front and rear drive balance.
  • Use 39T gear (w/15T gear) on the front and 40T gear (w/15T gear) on the rear for drive balance bias to front and vice-versa for drive balance bias to rear.
  • Features newly-designed parts such as gears, bathtub frame chassis, chassis cover, caster blocks featuring the 6-degree caster angle (XV-01 chassis: 10-degree caster angle), and bumpers with skid angles to reduce surface contact.
  • The motor mount, propeller shafts, input and center shafts, and urethane bumpers have new metal parts.
  • It features a longitudinal battery pack position in the center-left for optimum balance.
  • Long aluminum dampers are employed at front and rear.
  • A polycarbonate chassis cover with wheel well liners help prevent dirt and dust from getting inside.
  • Suspension arms and front uprights are based upon the XV-01 chassis kit.
  • Comes with rally block tires and wheels.

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C Thunder Shot 2022

Following the Fire Dragon, Scorcher and Thunder Dragon, Tamiya welcomes Thunder Shot as a re-released and updated version! This R/C model features the same inherited basic specifications from Item 58361 with different CVA oil dampers and the addition of an aluminum motor mount, for better motor performance, and structural rigidity!

Tough ABS bathtub chassis allows for easy for maintenance.

4-wheel independent double wishbone suspension with CVA oil dampers uses front stabilizer for a superior ride across various off-road terrain.

CVA oil dampers Type II used for the 2022 edition, for ease of assembly and maintenance, compared to CVA Type I used in the original release.

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C Astute 2022 (TD2)

Tamiya brings yet another off-road buggy to its vast library of high-performance and fun to build R/C kits. Welcome the Astute 2022, which is based on the new TD2 chassis! The Astute 2022 2WD off-roader is a variant platform of the 4WD TD4 chassis. Through clever development philosophy, its parts design consists of 95% of the ones used on the TD4.

TD2 chassis at a glance:

The new TD2 chassis is based around the TD4 chassis. Just like the TD4 machine, it employs a front inboard suspension layout which offers exceptionally slim, low-profile form. Its front suspension arms have a skid angle of 25 degrees, for amazing ground-hugging and stable performance, plus CVA oil dampers to allow smooth suspension movement. Furthermore, the chassis is based on a one-piece monocoque frame, uses the same ball differential as the ones used on the TD4 chassis, plus full ball bearings are used throughout the driveline. The battery pack is positioned transversely as opposed to longitudinally on the TD4, and positioned to the rear. Finally, a midship transverse motor layout with 3 gears connecting it to the drivetrain provide optimum balance and improved performance.

The TD2 chassis (based upon the TD4) employs a front inboard suspension layout which offers exceptionally slim, low-profile form. Also, its front suspension arms have a skid angle of 25 degrees for superlative ground-hugging and stable performance off-road, plus angled CVA oil dampers to allow smooth suspension movement.

The TD2 chassis (based upon the TD4) employs a front inboard suspension layout which offers exceptionally slim, low-profile form. Also, its front suspension arms have a skid angle of 25 degrees for superlative ground-hugging and stable performance off-road, plus angled CVA oil dampers to allow smooth suspension movement.

Comes with a driver figure for extra realism. Two helmet types included. Open and closed visor types.

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C Astute 2022 (TD2) Pre-Painted Limited Edition

Not only is there one Astute 2022 kit being released, but two! This limited-edition version of the Astute 2022 (Item 58697) comes with a pre-painted, and pre-cut body in red. It’s ideal for new and veteran hobbyists who want to get to the build process of the chassis while not having to worry about painting the body!

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1/10 R/C 1990 Land Rover Defender 90 (Light Blue Painted Body) (CC-02) Limited Edition

We’re delighted to offer another variant of our 1990 Land Rover Defender 90. This time around we’ve done the body painting for you! The body comes pre-painted in light blue and it sits on top of the trail capable CC-02 chassis!

Highly detailed polycarbonate body captures every nuance of the classic Defender.

Includes separately molded parts for grille, side mirrors, light cases and outer roll cages.

Black ABS plastic spare tire detail.

Black ABS resin wheels are paired with semi-pneumatic all-terrain rubber tires.Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C Subaru Impreza Mexico 2004 (TT-01 Type E) Limited Edition

The Subaru Impreza Mexico 2004 has been a steady favorite amongst our dedicated rally race fans across the globe. We’re happy to announce the re-issue of this fan favorite kit, for 2022!

Images show prototype.

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1/10 R/C Avante (2011) Black Special Re-Issue Limited Edition

In 2018 we released a “Black Special” Limited Edition kit of the classic Avante! No sooner that it came, it went! By popular demand we are bringing this kit back as a re-issue, limited-edition release!

Carbon-fiber parts such as 2mm thickness upper & lower decks, plus rear damper stay offer superb strength.

Includes Avante (2011) Racing Steering Set, with a 2mm thickness carbon fiber steering plate and 850 ball bearings provide silky smooth motion.

Comes with a 25T brushed motor featuring a special label applied.

Images show prototype.

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X-SA Lunchbox Mini Gold Edition (SW-01)

Here is the sixth entry to the X-SA series of models, and a Tamiya modern classic: the Lunch Box Mini. This is a finished model of the Lunch Box Mini (as it appeared in Item 57409); all you require to get going with this 4WD chassis is your own transmitter, receiver, ESC, servo and a power source!

About the XS-A Series

Kits are a big part of what we do here at Tamiya, but we also understand that some people may not have the time or confidence for the assembly of an R/C model – that is why we have come up with the X-SA (Expert-Semi-Assembled) series of models. Each product features a fully-assembled and setup chassis, plus a fully painted body with the marking stickers already applied. All you need to do is provide the R/C equipment and battery pack, install it, and you’re ready to drive.

Images show prototype.

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