In 1986, a low-budget Australian comedy called Malcolm featured a Tamiya Sand Scorcher R/C VW buggy in what you might even say was a “Supporting
A small toy shop chain from Queensland, Australia that is all but forgotten – “Toy & Novelty” had three locations in the mid 1980s. Here’s
Most vintage Tamiya fans will be familiar with the early promotional clips they made for each car, that were often aired on TV sets in
Never before published photos of the great Ayrton Senna enjoying his R/C models – including his Tamiya Hotshot.
F1 legend Rubens Barrichello, Indycar champion Michael Andretti and Touring Car ace Giampiero Simoni all used to mess around with R/C cars too, and here’s
Is it just me, or are Lego mini figure faces ridiculous these days? Gone from Lego sets are the normal, happy faces I knew in
Remember the days of the local Hobby Shop? Not only are there far fewer hobby shops around now, but it’s actually quite difficult to find
Let’s look at a selection of classic 1980s R/C tyres, back when cars were designed to look more realistic, fun and exciting.
A perpetual motion racing ‘game’ made by Japanese toy geniuses Tomy, in which little bicycles race around a track forever. There used to be lots
The 1980s wasn’t just an era of R/C cars, but an era of cool (and expensive) new R/C toys of all kinds. And one of
Ever read a book or news article, or watched a TV special about “Classic Toys”? If you have, chances are it mentioned famous names like
Here are some rarely-seen images of Tamiya’s R/C toy production during the 1980s. Plus a short video documentary about the company.