Essentially a Porsche 959 Paris-Dakar Rally Winner, the Tandy/Radio Shack Turbo Racer 27 (by Atcomi) was an oddity in the 80s – a ready-to-run R/C sports car model, designed to go off-road.
With R/C still at peak popularity in 1988, Tandy/Radio Shack filled their stores with a range of off-road vehicles, and one of the very best was the Red Arrow Buggy.
Christmas shopping in Australia back in the 1980s meant summertime, heatwaves, flies, Westfield shopping centres, the hope that Santa had received my letter, and last
This huge, high-rise monster-rig manufactured by Nikko and sold at Tandy store, was just about the biggest R/C vehicle I had ever seen in 1989.
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 1980s wasn’t just an era of R/C cars, but an era of cool (and expensive) new R/C toys of all kinds. And one of