Tamiya 1/14 R/C Volvo FH12 Globetrotter 420 Truck Model Kit

Brand: Tamiya

Model Number: 56312

Scale: 1/14

Surface: On Road

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The Tamiya Volvo FH12 Globetrotter 420 in 1/14 scale is a radio controlled truck. The FH series was released in the fall of 1993 and became Volvo's primary truck. The following year, it was awarded the prestigious "Truck of the Year" title. It's huge 12-liter inter cooled turbo diesel engine is known as the "Euro 2", and is the result of state-of-the-art engineering technology.


  • Length: 17.32 inches (440mm)
  • Width: 7.40 inches (188mm)
  • Wheelbase: 10.71 inches (272mm)
  • Front Tread: 6.14 inches (156mm)
  • Rear Tread: 5.43 inches (138mm)
  • Weight: 5.07 lbs. (2300g)
  • Chassis: Aluminum ladder
  • Suspension: Solid Axle
  • Damper Type: Metal friction
  • Drive Train: Gearbox (3-speed)
  • Gear Ratio: 10.6:1 - With the 3-speed gearbox, 10.6:1, 17.7:1 and 32.4:1 are possible
  • Differential Type: Bevel Gear
  • Engine: Electric 540
  • Wheels & Tires: Chrome/Radial
  • Body Type: Styrene(plastic)
  • Radio Control Unit: (not included) Can be operated with a 2-channel radio but a 4-channel
  • system is recommended for potential future options.
  • Needs ESC: Electric Speed Controller or a Truck MFU
  • Battery: Requires a 7.2V battery and charger

Spare Parts & Hop Up Options:

We have packaged the radio control system, electronic speed controller, batteries and charger together for an easy additional purchase.

Trailers available to purchase seperately:

Manufacturer: Tamiya
Model: 56312 R/C Volvo FH12 Globetrotter 420 Model Kit
Scale: 1/14

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    Reviewed by dave kelly

    volvo fh12 rc kit

    great truck and very good service only took 24 hours to arrive

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    Reviewed by Andrew curnow

    Fh12 Volvo 1/14 scale

    Excellent products, brilliant service and would recommend to anyone, future purchases will be happening for sure.

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    Reviewed by Joseph Saliba

    Tamiya 1/14 R/C Volvo FH12

    Excellent service from Wonderland models and excellent kit.

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    Reviewed by Mr m johnson

    Volvo fh12

    Great all round seller with a great fast delivery was a pleasure to buy from and will use again without fall

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    Reviewed by allan storrar

    volvo f12

    Great model to build and great fun to operate.

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    Reviewed by Richard Johns

    Tamiya Volvo FH

    This is the second Tamiya truck I have purchased from Wonderland. Prices are very good and the delivery times excellent. Will definately be buying from Wonderland in the future

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    Reviewed by MARK HOBSON

    Tamiya Volvo FH12

    Great service. Post very fast. Model spot on.

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by Richard Huggett

    Volvo FH12 build

    A superb kit, it's my first truck build and I'm enjoying every step of it. If you follow the instructions to the letter, you can't really go wrong. Typical Tamiya manual, all logically laid out in sequence, with part identification in full size..that helps a lot. An excellent kit, it won't be my last. Thanks Wonderland, you supplied an excellent product!

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by Gordon Larsen

    Great service great price

    Wonderland Models offer the best price I could find but they offer great service. They keep you informed when they have dispatched your order and when it will arrive and it happens when they say it will Gordon from Addleston Surrey

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