2016 marks the 30th Anniversary of the release of the Jet Hopper worldwide. Let’s enjoy some memories of the Jet Hopper as it was “Down Under”, in Australia.
High speeds, crazy spins, and virtually impossible to control on a racing track, the Taiyo Cyclone aka “Scorcher 6×6” was a “point and blast” experience.
As the 1990s began, Japanese toy manufacturer Taiyo’s latest sensation, the rubber tracked ‘Fast Traxx’ would go on to become one of their biggest hits.
Just for fun, here are two old Australian TV commercials in which the Metro/Taiyo Jet Hopper R/C buggy is shown as one of the hot