Home » Product Info »

1/10 Hotshot Off-Road Buggy

Product Info | Substitutions | Replacement Parts

1/10 Hotshot Off-Road Buggy
$296.99 CAD    
Order Quantity:  
Click to Enlarge
click to enlarge

More like this... R/C Electric 4WD Buggy Kits
But only from... TAMIYA
All items from... TAMIYA

 Inventory Status Legend
StockStock availability for on-line ordering
Warehouse ?
StockStock availability for pick up
Warehouse ?
Store - Charlottetown ?
Store - Edmonton ?
Store - Mississauga ?
Store - Ottawa ?
This live feed information is to be used as a general guide to current inventory. There is no guarantee of availablility.
Best selling related parts, options and upgrades...
Small Metric 4-Way Wrench 
3mm Grub Screw 44002 
Body Pin Set 
TA01 Car Front Upright 
TG10 Front Wheel Axle 
Damper O-Ring 44002 
1 Pc Ball Thrust Bearing 
  • High-quality 1/10 scale R/C assembly kit of the improved Hotshot off-road buggy.
  • Redesigned chassis features 4-wheel double wishbone suspension with unique front and rear mono-shocks.
  • Diaphragm-type oil dampers provide stable off-road driving performance.
  • New propeller shaft features dog bone type linkage to optimize power transmission efficiency.
  • Buggy body with large rear wing remains faithful to the original styling.
  • Aluminum heat sink helps keep the motor cool and is also an eye-catching chassis highlight.
  • Triangular wheel hubs further enhance the buggy's unique look.
  • ESC (TEU-101BK) and Type 540 motor included.
  • Wide range of Option Parts available to customize the look and performance of your machine.

Fans around the world have been clamoring for more re-releases of classic Tamiya R/C cars and Tamiya has indeed been listening. The eye-catching Hotshot 4WD buggy, which was originally released in the 1980's and helped popularize the R/C hobby, now makes a return with it's timeless body shape matched with updated improvements to let both old and new R/C fans enjoy exciting off-road action.

click image to enlarge
   This is the 1/10 scale electric powered, radio controlled, re-release       
of the 1985 Tamiya Hotshot Off-Road Buggy Kit.

FEATURES: Chassis: Monocoque ABS Resin
Drive: Four wheel shaft drive with dogbone type linkage
Motor: Type 540 with aluminum heat sink and connectors
Electronic Speed Control: Tamiya TEU-104BK w/reverse
Shocks: Front and rear mono type horizontally mounted
Gearboxes: Sealed
Differentials: Planetary gear
Transmission: Single-speed
Tires: Spike, Front 3" (77mm) diameter, 1.1" (28.5mm) wide
Rear 3" (77mm) diameter, 1.4" (37mm) wide
Wheels: Nylon resin, White in color
Front 1" (25.4mm) wide, 2" (51mm) diameter
Rear 1.3" (33mm) wide, 2" (51mm) diameter
Bumpers: Front plastic
Suspension: Four wheel double wishbone
Camber Tie Rods: Non-adjustable
Steering Tie Rods: Adjustable
Steering: Bell crank type with servo saver

INCLUDES: Tamiya Hotshot buggy with two shocks, 540 motor, heat sink
Electronic Speed Control, body, tires, wheels, 13 and 15 tooth
tooth pinion gears, spur gear, instructions and decal sheet
REQUIRES: Radio: 2-Channel with 1 Servo for Steering
Radio Batteries: (8) AA size
Battery: 6-cell w/standard connector
Charger: AC/DC Timed or Peak for 6-cell battery
Paint: Polycarbonate safe spray or brush-on
Misc. Items: Building and track equipment

Length: 15.3" (390mm)
Width: 9.2" (235mm)
Height: 5.9" (150mm)
Weight: 2.8lbs (1270g) approximately
Gear Ratio: 10.43:1 with 13T pinion gear
8.704:1 with 15T pinion gear
Length: 8.7" (220mm)
Width: 3.7" (95mm) at rear wheels (widest point)
3.1" (80mm) at front wheels (thinnest point)
Height: 2.3" (59mm)

COMMENTS: For Replacement Ball Bearings use:
Qty. Size Location Qty. Bearing Set
1 5x11mm Rear Gear Assembly 1 DTXC1547
1 5x8mm Rear Gear Assembly 1 DTXC1523

Body pictured on the box is painted Red with decals applied

jxs 5/23/06
Customers who bought this item also bought...
Midnight Pumpkin Metallic Kit 
Standard 0.19/57oz 
Enamel 14ml Trainer Yellow 
Enamel 14ml Matt Cockpit Green 
Precision 0.22/42oz 
Enamel 14ml Matt Dark Earth 
Enamel 14ml Coal Black 
Machined SAE Hex Driver Set 
4950344583911 4950344583911