The Life-Size Tamiya Sand Scorcher: Don't Run That Thing In The House

Japanese R/C model manufacturer Tamiya recently commissioned a 1:1-scale version of its iconic 1979 "Sand Scorcher" Volkswagen Beetle. Now that one of our childhood dreams is a reality, we would also like to announce our desire for a pony. » 2/04/10 5:30pm 2/04/10 5:30pm

30 Years Of Tamiya R/C Cars

In 1976, Tamiya took apart a brand new 911, using what they learned to create their first remote-controlled car. This poster? What they accomplished over the next 30 years. [Overshadowed via Save The Enzos] » 1/05/10 4:00pm 1/05/10 4:00pm

How Many R/C Cars Does It Take To Tow A HiLux?

Heck, we didn't know that any number of R/C cars could tow a full-sized HiLux, but we're damn impressed. Now let's just see them stand up to a Top Gear-style battery of abuse. » 5/27/09 3:30pm 5/27/09 3:30pm

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

Porsche 959 Decals!

The poor guy who created this page had no idea that one couldn't create one's own repro decals by scanning them and printing them out. It reminds us of being a youngster and finding out that 150dpi RGB images were no good for four-color, on-press printing. What's more, he's optimistic in thinking that copying a decal… » 7/23/07 7:00pm 7/23/07 7:00pm