SOLD: Nikko Black Fox

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Letting this spare model go, from my vintage R/C collection…

Nikko Black Fox
SOLD: AU$130 on 31st August 2016
Scale: 1/14
Type: Ready To Run
Year of release: 1985
Batteries Required: 8 x AA (Car). 1 x 9 volt (Transmitter)

Any vintage R/C model I sell has been personally tested and assessed.
About this example…

✔ 100% working
✔ Clean
✔ Battery compartments clean
✔ Transmitter included
✔ Box included
✔ Paperwork included
✔ Tyres are about 95% new. No cracking.
✔ Decals are excellent, near mint.

– Box & polystyrene base are good/very good
– There are scuffs to the underside and bumper
– Nothing broken, but some minor stress to base of roll bar (very common on this model). One side nerf bar has been repaired in one spot

Conclusion: Overall, great example of the Nikko Black Fox in collector condition. A rare chance to own a very good one. Priced according to rarity, condition and past examples I have sold.

Please see the photos to understand the condition. Feel free to contact me to find out more.


The Nikko Black Fox was released in 1985, and was an early ready-to-run 2WD, two-speed “frame buggy” with working suspension, differential, and large balloon rear tyres. It was made in Japan by Nikko, and was actually their first ever open-wheeled frame buggy R/C model. It was also one of the first R/C cars ever to have the cool “Turbo” feature on the transmitter (predating the Taiyo Jet Hopper from 1986), which would shift the car into top speed. It’s looks and style mimicked the larger, 1/10 scale Tamiya buggies of the era, but in a ready-to-run package so that no construction skill was required. It was also one of the most attractive ready to run R/C buggies of the 1980s.

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