Back in 2017, an Italian TV show called I Fatti Vostri featured a segment about collecting that featured vintage R/C cars. Watch the video.
Categorizing “variants” of kit-based 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 the hottest toys in the world.
A 1984 snow transport complete with gorgeous livery, a cargo trailer, and optional snow chains… a dream R/C vehicle in 1984.
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.