Tamiya Volvo FH16 Globetrotter 750 8x4 Tow Truck

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Tamiya Volvo FH16 Globetrotter 750 8x4 Tow Truck (56362)
£995.00
Tamiya Multi-Function Control Unit for European Style Truck (56523)
£299.99
RC Tow Truck Actuator Set (56553)
£299.99 £270.00
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Tamiya Volvo FH16 Globetrotter 750 8x4 Tow Truck

Tamiya’s series of ultra-realistic 1/14 scale R/C trucks has offered fun and realistic driving for the past several decades! This new kit takes that driving fun to the next level with this tow truck, which makes its living towing heavy duty vehicles such as semi-tractor trucks. It promises a completely different element of enjoyment to predecessors in the series.

The kit seen here recreates the FH16 that is marketed by Volvo, a renowned manufacture in the global commercial vehicle market. The FH Series includes a 750hp 16.1-liter turbocharged inline-6 engine FH16 Globetrotter 750 8×4 tow truck.

  • 1/14 scale R/C model assembly kit. Length: 750mm, width: 195mm, height: 300mm.
  • Features a detailed molded plastic depiction of the cab, with photo-etched front grille and interior detail features.
  • This model’s front axles feature the first twin steering system seen in the Tamiya 1/14 Truck series.
  • Includes metal components for excellent durability.
  • Install the new separately available Actuator Set (56553) to control its actions via your R/C transmitter.
  • Ladder frame has aluminum side channels and resin cross members. Power from the front motor is delivered to the two rear axles via a propeller shaft.
  • A built-in differential gear on each axle enables smooth cornering.
  • Highly realistic suspension utilises metal leaf springs and friction dampers.
  • The model enjoys easy driving thanks to the float-mounted die-cast front and reinforced resin rear axles.
  • Three-speed transmission allows shifting via the R/C transmitter (Note: only one gear is usable when towing).
  • Headlights and taillights can be lit up with separately sold LEDs, and the model is compatible with Item 56523 Tractor Truck Multi-Function Control Unit "Euro-Style" (MFC-03)

Requires: Tamiya 4-Channel R/C system, 2 Servos, ESC or Multi-Function Control (MFC) Unit, 7.2volt battery and compatible charger, and Tamiya TS and acrylic paints.

SPECIFICATION:

  • Manufacturer: Tamiya
  • Drive: 8×4
  • Scale: 1/14
  • Length - 750mm
  • Width - 195mm
  • Height - 300mm

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