Tamiya 1/16 R/C King Tiger Full Option Model Tank Kit

Brand: Tamiya

Model Number: 56018

Scale: 1/16

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The Tamiya R/C King Tiger Full Option in 1/16 scale is a radio control model tank kit. The fourth full-option radio control kit to make its appearance is the German Heavy Tank King Tiger.

Not only can the remote control model move forward and backward and turn with a great sense of power, but the turret can be rotated and the 88mm gun raised and lowered. To imitate the firing of the main gun and of front machinegun, light flashes while sound is heard.
The sound of the King Tiger engine has been recorded, with the assistance of the French museum of Saumur, from a real Maybach HL230-P30 engine of the only King Tiger kept in working condition in the world.

About the 1/16 RC German Heavy Tank King Tiger Full Option:

  • Overall Length: 640mm
  • Overall Width: 235mm.
  • The massive form of the most powerful tank of WWII has been accurately portrayed.
  • 88mm gun barrel replicated with aluminum.
  • Intricate tank tracks come pre-assembled.
  • Kit includes 1 tank commander (upper torso) and decals for the portrayal of 3 different King Tiger Heavy Tanks.

Required to Radio Control the 1/16 RC German Heavy Tank King Tiger Full Option:

  • 4 Channel Radio Control System (Not Included)
  • 2x 7.2 V Nicad Batteries (Not Included)
  • Mains 7.2 Volt Charger (Not Included)

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

Manufacturer: Tamiya
Model: 56018 R/C King Tiger Full Option Model Kit
Scale: 1/16

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  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by Graham Brown

    Excellent

    Another excellent model of this late-war German tank. Marvellous sound effects including 2 start-up sequences, gun recoils, fully functioning torsion bar suspension, and a well detailed commander figure. Decals and well detailed painting schemes for 4 different units. Optional self-adhesive "zimmerit" sheets are provided - work Ok up to a point but not on the hull machine gun mount, and a lot of the detail disappears after a couple of coats of paint are applied.

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by Alfred Willockx II

    Tamiya 1/16 R/C King Tiger Tank

    For 20 years I have dreamed of building a 1/16 R/C Full Option Tank kit. The Tiger tank has always fascinated me, and as a young boy, the 1/35 scale Tigers were sufficient. Now, as a 61 year old Disabled USN Veteran, The opportunity to purchase a larger kit has arrived. I wasn't sure about ordering this kit from overseas, but decided to chance it with Wonderland Models. I ordered this kit, the correspondence with Wonderland was perfect. The kit arrived within 5 days, (2 days were weekend), and it was in perfect condition. I built it within 7 days. The only problem I had was the kit was missing 17 grub screws from a parts bag. I plan on ordering some replacement screws so I may finish this awesome tank. I will order from Wonderland Models again, (Tamiya shorted me the grub screws, not Wonderland). My most sincere thanks to Wonderland Models for the smooth transaction. Peace

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by ken butt

    Hitec Tamiya tank deal

    Next day delivery fantastic. Good quality item.

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by ken butt

    tamiya 56018

    amazing next day delivery for such a large item. Superb kit everythings there.

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by Cormac O'Doherty

    Could not be happier!

    Ordered late on Saturday on Web and received today Wednesday to my home in N.Ireland, fantastic service. The kit looks amazing, very good communication from Wonderland and well packaged. Very happy!

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by ROBERT ELPHICK

    Tamiya Tiger R/C Kit

    Excellent kit. May be me, but I found instructions a bit confusing in some places but kept reading and trying. I must add that I am very new to r/c modelling. Very Good Service from Wonderland!!!

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by william mitchell

    r/c king tiger

    very good service and fast post out very good kit

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by david clark

    The King

    Excellent service & communication from Wonderland fast delivery, very large & impressive kit many thanks.

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