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Driving fun to the next level with this tow truck, which makes its living towing heavy duty vehicles such as semi-tractor trucks.

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Features

  • 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 (Item 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 utilizes 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).
  • Compatible TROP truck option parts: 56523, 56531, 56538, 56548, 56549, 56550, 56551, 56553.
  • Requires: Tamiya 4-Channel R/C system, ESC, 7.2volt battery and compatible charger, and Tamiya TS and acrylic paints.

Overview

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 8x4 tow truck.

Needed to Complete
  • 4-Channel Radio
  • ESC
  • 7.2-volt battery
  • Compatible charger
  • Tamiya TS and acrylic paints
What's in the Box?
  • (1) Tamiya 1/14 Volvo FH16 Globetrotter 750 8x4 Tow Truck Kit
  • (1) Product Manual

Video Overview

 

Approximate Assembly Time: 10-15 Hours
Batteries: 7.2V NiMH sold separately
Battery Dimensions: 5.2 x 1.8 x 0.9 (132 x 45 x 23mm)
Body: Molded plastic yellow in color
Brakes: Integrated with ESC (ESC not included)
Bushing Material: Metal
Charger: Sold separately
Chassis: Ladder frame with aluminum side channels and resin cross members
Completion Level: Kit
Differential: Built into each axle for smooth cornering
Drivetrain: 8WD
Height: 11.8" (300mm)
Length: 29.5" (750mm)
Motor Type: Brushed
Radio: Tamiya 4-ch R/C system (sold separately)
Scale: 1/14
Shock Type: Friction (not oil-filled)
Speed Control: Sold separately
Suspension: Metal leaf springs and friction shocks
Tire Tread: On-road
Vehicle Type: Tow truck
Width: 7.7" (195mm)

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