The Tyco/Taiyo Turbo Hopper was a hugely popular R/C toy buggy in the USA in the mid 1980s. It was the US release of the
Yennora Hobbies near Sydney in Australia is just one of many great hobby shops that have disappeared over the past decade or so. And like
AKA “Off-Road Racing Cars” – those little slot car miniatures of the famous Tyco Turbo Hopper R/C buggy.
Popping wheelies was all the rage in the early 1980s.
A nice book about collecting Volkswagen toys… that sadly excludes the very best Volkswagen toys of all time. Why?
The toy that first started my interest in R/C cars… the Jeep Renegade was a lovely, scale Jeep R/C model that was built to last.