A lot of Toyworld businesses are still going strong, but many of the stores in Sydney suburbs and towns have closed up over the years. Including where I grew up.
…and the day they went racing as slow Historics, against a friend’s Brushless Fantastic.
Remember when the Australian TV show “Collectors”, had a segment about vintage R/C car collecting? It was pretty great.
There aren’t many old hobby shops around anymore. And visiting those stores used to be fun, especially if you were lucky enough to find old stock.
A real car based on a Tamiya R/C car, would once have been unthinkable. Now, it’s a mainstream publicity stunt for Toyota.
To promote the new Toyota Hilux, Toyota UK have recently released a series of short videos featuring one of Tamiya’s famous R/C hiluxes – the