Categorizing “variants” of vintage R/C cars as “Mk1, Mk2, Mk3”, was never a good idea. So here’s a better suggestion.
The Turbo Panther was Nikko’s perfect little R/C buggy for 1986 – probably the peak year of the R/C buggy craze, when they were among
A 1984 snow transport complete with gorgeous livery, a cargo trailer, and optional snow chains… It was enough to make a 10 year old boy faint.
Let’s look at a selection of classic 1980s R/C tyres, back when cars were designed to look more realistic, fun and exciting.
The astonishing 1/10 scale Toyota HiLux 4WD by Nikko in 1982, was the pinnacle of Nikko’s range of R/C toys in the early 1980s. Large,
Perhaps the first toy R/C buggy to ever feature a transmitter lever with “Turbo” power? The Nikko Black Fox was a popular 2WD off-roader, and