Thursday, September 4, 2014

New Fighting Buggy images and details!

The Fighting Buggy was originally exported as the Super Champ in 1982 across the globe. For a limited time only, it is back as a special re-release celebrating 30-plus years after it originally made its debut in hobby stores.
The re-release kit begins with a new name, which is the same as that used by the original Japanese release of the R/C model. While it features a variety of tweaks and upgrades, Tamiya’s designers made sure to retain the drivability, appearance and characteristics of the original.

Specs and Features
·         1/10 scale R/C model assembly kit.
·         The classic body of the original is reproduced in durable ABS resin with an aluminum roof panel with wing.
·         Newly-designed stickers retain many of the themes of the classic model while also adding some new motifs.
·         New lightweight and durable 2.5mm thick FRP chassis plate.
·         Newly-designed parts recreate original transverse damper rear suspension setup with progressive spring and separate oil reserve tank.
·         Front suspension is double trailing arm type. Front/rear suspension arms are die-cast.
·         Employs durable die-cast sealed gear case with direct drive setup, which also houses the motor.
·         Ribbed front and rear spike tires. They are fitted securely to 3-piece wheels.
·         Type 540 motor included.
·         Comes in nostalgic blister pack style packaging.
·         Requires: Two-channel radio, 1 servo, ESC and a short-style square shaped battery.

·         Tamiya Plastic Model Paint.

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