Tamiya R/C Hotshot 2007 Model Kit
Model Number: 58391
Surface: Off Road
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The Tamiya Hotshot 2007 in 1/10th scale has been awaiting re-release from the nostalgic Tamiya radio control range for some time. The eye-catching Hotshot 4WD radio control buggy, which was originally released in the 1980's and helped popularize the R/C car hobby. The Tamiya Hotshot has a timeless body shape matched with updated improvements to let both old and new R/C car fans enjoy exciting off-road action.
About the Model
- High-quality 1/10 scale R/C assembly kit of the improved Hotshot off-road buggy.
- Redesigned chassis features 4-wheel double wishbone suspension with unique front and rear mono-shocks.
- Diaphragm-type oil dampers provide stable off-road driving performance.
- New propeller shaft features dog bone type linkage to optimize power transmission efficiency.
- Buggy body with large rear wing remains faithful to the original styling.
- Aluminum heat sink helps keep the motor cool and is also an eye-catching chassis highlight.
- Triangular wheel hubs further enhance the buggy's unique look.
- ESC (TEU-101BK) and Type 540 motor included.
Wide Variety of Option Parts are separately available.
We have packaged the radio control system, battery and charger together for an easy additional purchase.
ELECTRIC KITS REQUIRE:
- Radio: 2-Channel with servo(s)
- Battery: 6-cell flat with standard Tamiya connector
- Charger: AC/DC timed or peak for 6-cell battery
- Paint: PS for polycarbonate
Model: 58391 R/C Hotshot 2007 Model Kit
Reviewed by Nigel Johnson
Reliving my youth!
I bought this Hotshot some 25 years after having an original one. I spent ages deciding whether to buy a modern model or whether to go for this reissue of the Hotshot which I used to race when I was a kid and I am glad I went back to this. The model has been updated brilliantly without losing the character of the original. The parts which were weak on the original, particularly the driveshafts have been changed to stronger one picece items. With the original we spent a fortune (or my dad did!) to make it suitable for racing, but if this model was still competitive today it would be almost ready to race from the box. It is good to see that an ESC is included, yet the old heat sinks have been retained for appearance. The only upgrade I have made is a full bearing set, purchased for £7 from eBay, about £18 cheaper than they were in 1985! I haven't built the kit fully yet but I look forward to taking it for a spin. Wonderland models were the best price I could find on the net and dealt with my order promptly and efficiently, packing the box nicely to prevent damage, and I would definitely use them again.
Reviewed by Christopher Francis
Extremely pleased with my Hotshot 2007. I remember always wanting the original. They are still so much fun to build all these years later. The service from Wonderland Models was brilliant, item was well packaged and arrived quickly with a 1 hour delivery slot. I'll definitely be back.
Reviewed by Martyn Jones
Hotshot from Topshop !
I will always continue to use Wonderland as my supplier of choice. Excellent communication and customer service, you can be online but it feels like you are in the shop. Packages are well wrapped, if you are like me, this is important, I need the model box as pristine as when it came out of the factory. Tamiya re-releases are fab – just wish Kyosho would re-release the Optima and I could really relive my youth.
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