A classic reborn! This is the re-release of the legendary Tamiya Grasshopper which for a lot of hobbyist from this era was there first RC buggy and helped set the standard for remote control cars from the mid 80's to late 90's. The Grasshopper features a basic but tough design with a range of optional parts such as ball bearings and 540 sized motors enabling the user to customize and tune their Grasshopper.
The Tamiya Grasshopper is still to this day renowned as being one of Tamiya's most legendary RC buggies.
Tamiya have kept this re-released version of the Grasshopper as close to the original as possible, with the same bathtub chassis, sealed gearbox, independent swing axle front suspension and powerful 380 sized brushed motor as the original Grasshopper, with the only real difference being an updated TEU-101BK electronic speed controller.
Enjoy the satisfaction of building and painting your own RC car with Tamiya's easy to follow instructions.
The Tamiya Grasshopper is a great introduction into the exciting RC hobby.
Bath Tub Chassis
Ribbed Racing Front Tyres
Ribbed Rear Tyres
Enjoyable Kit Build
Length: 389mm (15.31")
Width: 223mm (8.77")
Height: 135mm (5.3")
Weight: 830g (1.82Lbs)
Required Items (Not Included)
Please Note: This body shell comes completely UNPAINTED and may or may not require body post holes to be drilled. Only use a polycarbonate style paint such as The Tamiya PS series to finish these bodies as standard paints will not adhere and/or cause damage to the body shells surface. To view the entire range of polycarbonate safe paints CLICK HERE