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Tamiya – RC Volkswagen Beetle (M-06) Assembly Kit

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Original price was: £159.99.Current price is: £116.66.

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The distinctive rounded, fun form of the Volkswagen Beetle (Type 1) is a familiar sight. The rear wheel drive car is powered by a rear-mounted flat 4 engine and while it has a no-frills interior, its reliability has endeared it to people across the world. In time, the car would also spawn the “New Beetle”, a car sold from 1997 which evoked the Beetle Type 1’s original body. More than 21 million Beetles had been produced by the time production came to an end in 2003, an auto industry record and the silhouette of that instantly-recognizable rounded body hardly changed through it all. This is an R/C model assembly kit of the 1967 version of the car, which is widely lauded as one of its greatest versions. The car’s unmistakable form is accurately reproduced by the model, and includes metal-plated parts such as the front/rear bumpers and light cases and side mirrors. It runs on the M-06 chassis, which just like the real car runs on a rear-mounted motor and with rear-wheel drive.

Improved RR Performance from the M-06
The M-06 chassis features a Rear-Mounted Motor, Rear-Drive setup and features a longitudinally-mounted battery pack, with R/C units positioned on either side for optimum balance and a low center of gravity. 4-wheel double wishbone suspension uses metal-plated wheels exactly like those on the real car, equipped with 60D radial tires at the front and 60D super grip tires at the rear. In addition, a 3-piece steering linkage offers nimble handling response.

Specifications

 

  • Length: 397mm, Width: 163mm, Height: 145mm
  • Wheelbase: 239mm (210mm, 225mm, 239mm Adjustable)
  • Tread (F/R): 138mm
  • Rear-Motor, Rear-Wheel Drive?
  • 3-Bevel Differential Gear
  • 3-Piece Steering Tie-Rod?
  • 4-Wheel Independent Double Wishbone Suspension?
  • F/R Friction Dampers
  • Gear Ratio=5.8 :1?
  • Type 540 Motor
  • Tire Width/Diameter (F/R): 26mm/59mm
  • Requires an Electronic Speed Controller (sold separately)
Brand

Marque

Barcode

4950344585724

Condition

Brand New

Scale

Assembly Type

Assembly Kit

Categories

Radio Control

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Understanding Scale

The scale of a model is its size as a proportion to the real-life item. For instance, a 1:18 scale model means that every 1 unit of measurement on the model equals 18 units on the real item. If you divide the real item's size by 18, you'd get the size of the 1:18 model. Please note that models can vary slightly in size, as not all real-life items, like cars or planes, have the same dimensions.

Model Cars:

  • 1:12 scale: ~38 cm or 15 inches
  • 1:18 scale: ~25 cm or 10 inches
  • 1:24 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
  • 1:43 scale: ~10 cm or 4 inches
  • 1:64 scale: ~7 cm or 2.75 inches
  • 1:76 scale: ~6 cm or 2.3 inches

Model Trucks:

  • 1:12 scale: ~75 cm or 29.5 inches
  • 1:18 scale: ~50 cm or 19.7 inches
  • 1:24 scale: ~38 cm or 15 inches
  • 1:43 scale: ~21 cm or 8.3 inches
  • 1:64 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
  • 1:76 scale: ~12 cm or 4.7 inches

Model Bikes:

  • 1:6 scale: ~30 cm or 12 inches
  • 1:10 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
  • 1:12 scale: ~15 cm or 6 inches

Model Trains:

  • HO scale (1:87): ~22 cm or 8.7 inches
  • N scale (1:160): ~12 cm or 4.7 inches
  • O scale (1:48): ~38 cm or 15 inches

Model Airplanes:

Fighter Jets:

  • 1:72 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
  • 1:100 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
  • 1:144 scale: ~10 cm or 3.9 inches
  • 1:200 scale: ~7 cm or 2.8 inches

Civilian Aircraft:

  • 1:72 scale: ~40 cm or 15.7 inches
  • 1:100 scale: ~28 cm or 11 inches
  • 1:144 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
  • 1:200 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches

Model Ships:

  • 1:144 scale: ~150 cm or 59 inches
  • 1:350 scale: ~62 cm or 24.4 inches
  • 1:700 scale: ~31 cm or 12.2 inches

Model Tanks:

  • 1:16 scale: ~97 cm or 38.2 inches
  • 1:35 scale: ~44 cm or 17.3 inches
  • 1:72 scale: ~22 cm or 8.7 inches


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    Returns & Refunds:

    • 30-day return policy. Items must be unused, in original packaging.
    • No returns on hazardous or flammable items.
    • Start returns by emailing [email protected]. Do not return to the manufacturer.
    • Returns address: Model Universe, 3 Hagley Court North, The Waterfront, Dudley, West Midlands, DY5 1XF, UK.
    • Refund processing times vary; contact us if delays occur. Sale items may have different refund terms.

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    Tamiya - RC Volkswagen Beetle (M-06) Assembly Kit
    £159.99 Original price was: £159.99.£116.66Current price is: £116.66.