If you love the quality of Tamiya’s R/C models but want to hit the ground running without turning a wrench, they’ve released their new Mazda3 TT-02 as an “Expert Built”, ready-to-run (RTR) model. Visually identical to the kit version, the XB version will let you hit the road as soon as your batteries are charged.
Featuring the stunning body and details of the Mazda3 kit, this Expert Built model features an eyecatching red paint job grille and accent decals, and gunmetal gray wheels.
Tamiya’s Fine Spec 2.4GHz electric R/C drive set makes this model go and includes a pre-installed 2.4GHz radio system, steering servo and ESC. A 7.2 V NiMh battery pack is also part of this package, along with an AC wall charger.
Tamiya RC Mazda3 TT-02 Expert Built Specs:
- Length: 436mm
- Width: 187mm
- Height: 137mm
- Wheelbase: 257mm
- Tire width & diameter: 26mm/66mm (front and rear)
- Chassis style: Bathtub
- Drive system: Vertical motor/shaft drive 4WD 4 bevel type
- Steering system = 3 split tie rod type
- Suspension setup: 4 wheels double wishbone
- Shocks: friction
- Gear ratio = kit standard 8.27
- Motor: 540-size, brushed
The price for this model should be near $260.00 with both online and hobby shop availability. Visit tamiya.com to learn more about this on-road R/C car model.
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