1:1 Scale Tamiya "Wild Willy" Is A R/C Car Brought To Life

Two years after building a 1:1 scale version of Japanese R/C model manufacturer Tamiya's iconic and unbelievably cool 1979 "Sand Scorcher" Volkswagen Beetle, German tuning company "The Bug Box" has brought another of the company's famous models to life in full size. » 6/24/12 5:00pm 6/24/12 5:00pm

Vintage Tamiya Lust, Sated

Somewhere around 1986, we got the bug to have a badass R/C car of our own. We scrimped. We saved. We scrounged, and we didn't buy an RC/10. Or an Optima. Somehow, we believed that the Tamiya Fox was obviously the coolest R/C money could buy, thus dooming us to a life of fetishizing Citroëns and Mantas. Regardless,… » 7/24/07 7:15pm 7/24/07 7:15pm