…and the day they went racing as slow Historics, against a friend’s Brushless Fantastic.
Category: R/C Nostalgia
Vintage R/C cars were once featured on a collectibles TV show
Remember when the Australian TV show “Collectors”, had a segment about vintage R/C car collecting? It was pretty great.
Toyota’s full-size Tamiya Bruiser
A real car based on a Tamiya R/C car, would once have been unthinkable. Now, it’s a mainstream publicity stunt for Toyota.
Tamiya collaborates with Toyota for the Hilux
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
Vintage Marui R/C car promotional videos
When it comes to vintage kit-based R/C models from companies with a past history in plastic models, many people think only of the red and
What are your Christmas R/C memories?
In the spirit of the festive season, perhaps it’s time I dedicated a page to everyone else’s R/C car memories (not just mine)… What memories
The R/C cars of the film “Malcolm” (1986)
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
Australian Tamiya TV commercials from 1985 and 1987
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
Ayrton Senna’s “Miniature Engineering”
Never before published photos of the great Ayrton Senna enjoying his R/C models – including his Tamiya Hotshot.
The R/C cars of Barrichello, Andretti & Simoni
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
16 Classic Vintage R/C Tyres
Let’s look at a selection of classic 1980s R/C tyres, back when cars were designed to look more realistic, fun and exciting.
“Classic Toys” lists that ignore R/C toys
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
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