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RC Tanks

R/C M551 Sheridan w/Option Kit

SKU: 300056043

Article number: 300056043 Product: R/C M551 Sheridan w/Option Kit

Tamiya is delighted to announce another new addition to our ever-expanding series of super-realistic 1/16 scale R/C armor, in the shape of the rather unique M551 Sheridan. The M551 was designed as airdrop capable armor with wading capabilities, a key concept as the U.S. took on the role of global policeman post-WWII. With an aluminum hull and rolled steel turret, it weighed just 15 tons, but had impressive firepower in the shape of the M81 152mm gun/launcher, which could fire standard rounds and MGM-51 Shillelagh missiles. The M551 was in service with active units from 1968 to 1996, and saw action in the jungles of Vietnam.

About the Model

- This is a 1/16 scale R/C model assembly kit.
  Length: 408mm, width: 177mm, height: 186mm.
- The form of the lightweight M551 and its powerful M81 gun is
  captured with aplomb.
- Die cast components for suspension arms, sprocket wheels,
  idler arms and more; excellent durability.
- Utilizes an aluminum gun barrel for superb accuracy.
- Offers a full range of movement: forward and reverse, a variety
  of turns, turret rotation and gun elevation. Suspension features a
  coil spring for each of the 10 suspension arms, giving the model
  excellent mobility.
- Firing of the main gun is accompanied by an LED flash,
  realistic recoil, and vehicle kickback. Machine gun also produces
  LED flashes when fired.
- Authentic engine and firing sounds were recorded from a full-size
  vehicle and are coordinated with model actions. A large speaker in
  the model ensures rich sounds.
- Turret upper section is secured by magnets, allowing hassle-free
  access to the electronics within.
- A plethora of lights are recreated, including the turret front
  searchlight. They can be operated via transmitter.
- Assembled link type tracks have elastomer recreations of the rubber
  pads for an authentic look. Multi-Function Unit Battery & Charger
  Transmitter Motors

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

1:16 RC US MBT M1A2 Abrams Full Option

SKU: 300056041

Article number: 300056041 Product: 1:16 RC US MBT M1A2 Abrams Full Option

The latest super-realistic model in the 1/16 scale R/C Big Tank Series recreates that modern day U.S. stalwart, the M1A2 Abrams. The Abrams has been around since the early 1980s, with constant upgrades to ensure that it stays at the cutting edge of military technology. M1A2s were introduced from 1992, developed to be chock full of front-line technology and bring the M1 into the digital age. They featured depleted uranium armor, a modified commander’s cupola and more, and saw action in the conflict in Iraq in 2003.

About the Model
• This is a 1/16 scale R/C model assembly kit. Length: 615mm, width: 231mm, height: 190mm.
• Expertly recreated angular Abrams form includes depictions of anti-slip surface textures.
• The chassis is powered by a gearbox with Type 540 motors and features metal parts such as lower hull, suspension arms, drive sprockets and more, for excellent durability.
• Aluminum gun barrel has traverse and elevation/depression movement, thanks to a servo and Type 130 motor.
• Multi-Function Unit is made up of turret and vehicle control units. It allows control of various movements via separately sold transmitter. These include turret rotation and gun elevation. It also ensures that a range of realistic sound and light effects (headlights, taillights, barrel flash) are paired with model actions.
• Gun barrel control system can train the main gun in a single direction, which it remains pointed in even as the tank moves or climbs, and the turret rotates.
• The included dual speaker offers highly realistic sounds.
• Durable resin pre-assembled tracks feature metal pins and connectors.
• Compatible with the Battle System (Item 53447) for fun and interactive battles with friends!
• Requires a 4-channel transmitter with self-neutral function, battery pack and transmitter batteries.

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

1:16 RC JgPz Lang IV/70(V) w/Option Kit

SKU: 300056039

Article number: 300056039 Product: 1/16 RC JgPz Lang IV/70(V) w/Option Kit

The latest model in the thrilling big scale 1/16 R/C Tank Series depicts the Jagdpanzer IV /70(V) Lang tank destroyer. This German AFV which proved formidable following its introduction late in WWII, was a popular release in our 1/35 Military Miniature series of static models in 2014 (Item 35340). The "Lang" (German for "long") in its name was added to distinguish it from its predecessor with a shorter L/48 7.5cm gun; the design featuring a wedge-shaped glacis plate and utilizing the Pz.Kpfw. IV chassis was largely shared by the L/48 and L/70 varieties. 930 Jadgpanzer IV /70(V) Langs were produced between August 1944 and March 1945, and fought bravely in last-gasp actions such as along the Ardennes front from December 1944.

About the Model
• This is a 1/16 scale R/C model assembly kit.
• The chassis is powered by a pre-assembled gearbox with two Type 380 motors and features metal parts such as the chassis, suspension arms, drive sprockets and more, for excellent durability.
• Features a realistically weighty aluminum gun barrel.
• Included DMD Control Unit T-03 has two FET speed controllers for operating two running motors and allows control of various tank functions.
• DMD Multi Function Unit MF-05 connects to DMD control unit T-03 to provide many realistic effects such as main/machine gun firing sounds, muzzle flash and recoil movement.
• Compatible with the Battle System (Item 53447) for fun and interactive battles with friends!
• Requires a 4-channel transmitter with self-neutral function, battery pack and transmitter batteries.

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

1:16 RC JGSDF Panzer Typ 10 Full Option

SKU: 300056037

Article number: 300056037 Product: 1/16 RC JGSDF Panzer Typ 10 Full Option

Tamiya is delighted to announce the newest product in the 1/16 R/C tank series, which recreates the Japanese Type 10 Tank. The Type 10, of course, is the high-tech modern addition to the Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF), and comes loaded with state-of-the-art features such as a newly-designed 120mm smoothbore main gun, and modular armor. It was built to a relatively small and lightweight design for suitability of use in the mountainous Japanese archipelago, and offers excellent speed and maneuverability. Perhaps most importantly, it was also designed to be compatible with the modern C4I communications network system. Deployment started in 2012 and continues apace as the Type 10 looks set to be a key element of Japanese ground defence armor.

About the Model

• This is a 1/16 scale R/C model assembly kit.
• The modern form of the Type 10 is recreated expertly.
• The chassis is powered by a pre-assembled gearbox with Type 380 motors and features metal parts such as the hull, suspension arms, drive sprockets and more, for excellent durability.
• The metal gun barrel features a realistic range of traverse and elevation/depression movement.
• Included DMD Control Unit T-08 allows control of various movements of the tank via separately sold transmitter. These include turret rotation, plus metal gun barrel traverse, elevation/depression, and recoil.
• DMD Multi Function Unit MF-06 provides a range of realistic sound and light effects paired with movement. The included speaker offers highly realistic sounds. • Compatible with the Battle System (Item 53447) for fun and interactive battles with friends!
• Requires a 4-channel transmitter with self-neutral function, battery pack and transmitter batteries.

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

1:16 RC Panzer-Kampfwagen IV Editi. J FO

SKU: 300056026

Article number: 300056026
Product: 1/16 RC Panzer-Kampfwagen IV Edition J Full Option

This final variant of the German "War Horse" the Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.J. which served throughout the whole of WWII is now released as a 1/16 scale radio control assembly kit tank. Through the realistic reproduction of the tanks hull and the 7.5cm KwK 40 L48 main gun, the style of the Panzer IV can be easily seen. The hull is comprised of various metal parts guaranteeing chassis integrity. The underside is reproduced just like that of an actual tank using a metal plate. The DMD control unit allows easy control over forward/reverse and left/right turning actions including turret rotation and gun elevation. The gun firing action is accompanied with by realistic gun barrel and hull recoil actions as well as muzzle flash and firing sound effects. Furthermore the authentic engine sounds were digitally recorded at the Panzer Museum Munster in Germany from a very rare working Maybach V12 tank engine.

The front-mounted gearbox contains two Type 380 motors that can operate together or individually to produce forward/reverse running and pivot turning. Metal torsion bars and suspension arms combine with the wide tracks to smoothly absorb bumps and dips in the terrain and provide high maneuverability. In addition, realistic engine sounds accompany the tank as it starts up, drives, and stops to idle. Hull-mounted main gun can be elevated, depressed, and swung to the left and right.

Panzer IV RC

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

1:16 RC Panzer Leopard 2A6 Full Option

SKU: 300056020

Article number: 300056020
Product: 1:16 RC Panzer Leopard 2A6 Full Option

Widely recognized as the best modern day Main Battle Tank (MBT), Tamiya introduces the latest German Leopard 2 tank, the Leopard 2 A6, to the 1/16 scale R/C tank series. Tamiya's biggest R/C tank ever, it's just like driving the real thing!

About the Leopard 2 A6

Used by more than 10 European nations, Germany's Leopard 2 tanks are a perfect balance of firepower, protection, mobility and availability. With the Leopard 2A5 regarded as the most powerful tank in the world with superior protection and fire power, the latest Leopard 2, the 2A6, features an even more powerful weapon system. The Leopard 2A5 featured replaceable wedge shaped armor on the turret, improved PERI-R 17 panoramic Commander's sight with thermal vision, spall liner on the turret interior for protection against splinters, all-electric gun control and stabilization system for easy maintenance and reduced noise, GPS navigation system, electro-pneumatic driver's hatch and a CCD camera mounted on the rear of tank for high-speed reversing. The Leopard 2A6 featured improved firepower including a 55 caliber 120mm smoothbore main gun utilizing kinetic energy LKE II ammunition for higher muzzle speed and lethality. The 2A6 has been employed by the German 403 tank battalion since March 2001, and is scheduled to replace all German 2A5 tanks by 2006. The use of the 2A6 continues to spread throughout Europe with the Netherlands, Spain and Greece adopting the 2A6 for their main battle tank. With continued improvements the 2A6 continues to set new standards as the world's best MBT.

R/C Leopard 2 A6 w/Option Kit

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

1:16 RC Panzer Königstiger Full Option

SKU: 300056018

Article number: 300056018
Product: 1/16 RC Panzer Königstiger Full Option

Tamiya continues to develop its 1/16 R/C Tank Series. The fourth full-option kit to make its appearance is the German Heavy Tank King Tiger. Not only can the model move forward and backward and turn with a great sense of power, but the turret can be rotated and the 88mm gun raised and lowered. To imitate the firing of the main gun and of front machine gun, light flashes while sound is heard. The sound of the engine has been recorded, with the assistance of the French museum of Saumur, from a real Maybach HL230-P30 engine of the only King Tiger kept in working condition in the world. Not only all stages of engine sound (idling through full throttle) but also all the metallic clanking of the tank tracks have been thoroughly recorded.

During the second half of WWII, Zimmerit coating was applied on German tanks to protect them from the threat of magnetic mines. For this kit, the Zimmerit coating has been replicated with a unique relief printed seal. Thanks to this seal, you can now represent accurately a late war King Tiger with great ease.

About the German King Tiger (Henschel Turret)

The German Heavy Tank King Tiger made its appearance during WWII in 1944. The chassis front armor was 150mm thick with 80mm thick side armor and powered by a 700hp Maybach HL230-P30 engine. The Henschel and Porsche companies came up with rival turret prototypes. The first 50 tanks produced had Porsche turret whereas subsequent tanks were equipped with the Henschel designed production turret that featured many improvements over the first model. The King Tiger was armed with a 71-caliber 88mm gun that had enough power to pierce 150mm thick armor from 2000m away. Between The beginning of production in Summer 1944 and March 1945, 440 units were completed. Due to the havoc wreaked by the King Tiger during the final German offensive on the Ardennes front in December of 1944

R/C KING TIGER w/Option Kit

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

1:16 RC US Panzer M26 Pershing Full Opti

SKU: 300056016

Article number: 300056016
Product: 1/16 RC US Panzer M26 Pershing Full Option

Things just got realer. Starting with the 1/16 R/C sensation of the Tiger I Early Production, and then with the M4 Sherman 105mm Howitzer, Tamiya continues to develop its 1/16 R/C Tank Series. The third full-option kit to make its appearance is the U.S. Medium Tank M26 Pershing that fought during the end of WWII and throughout the Korean War. Tamiya keeps increasing its knowledge about R/C tanks and improving the realism of their movement and sound to make their appearance even more striking.

Model Characteristics

This is the 1/16 electric radio-control assembly kit of the U.S. Medium Tank M26 Pershing that made its appearance during the end of WWII.

Overall length: 536mm, overall width: 218mm, overall height: 197mm. Despite its large scale, the model has been thoroughly and accurately reproduced.

Not only can the model move forward and backward and turn with a great sense of power, but the turret can be rotated and the gun raised and lowered. Recoil of the gun and movement of the hull during shooting are also perfectly reproduced and synchronized.

The sound of the engine has been recorded from a real Ford GAF Liquid cooled V8 engine, the metallic clanking sound of the tracks and the sound of the shooting of the main gun adapt to the model's movement. Moreover, this kit features headlights and brake lamps that light-up and main gun and front machine gun that flash.

About the Engine Sound

The sound of the engine was digitally recorded from a real Ford GAF liquid cooled V8 engine of the M26 Pershing at the Ropkey Armor Museum. All the variation of sound of the real engine but also all the metallic clanking of the track has been thoroughly recorded.

The front-mounted gearbox contains two Type 380 motors that can operate together or individually to produce forward/reverse running and p

R/C M26 Pershing w/Option Kit

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

1:16 RC US Panzer Sherman M4 Full Option

SKU: 300056014

Article number: 300056014
Product: 1/16 RC US Panzer Sherman M4 Full Option

Since Tamiya is behind this R/C M4 Sherman, authenticity in scale, body detailing, and working suspension goes without saying. Acoustic authenticity is also high on the score sheet, through the digitally recorded sounds of a real Continental R975-C4 9-cylinder engine, which roars from the bowls of the tank as it runs. And speaking of the running, you will be able to recreate all the speed and nimbleness of the full-sized M4 Sherman with state-of-the-art R/C technology.

Finally, with the addition of "Battle System" infrared tank scoring system, you can reenact one of the most classic military clashes of all time-Tiger vs. Sherman.

2-Channel R/C System for Complete Range of Movement

1. Forward/reverse over wide range of speed.
2. Gradual turning, pivot turning, super pivot turning.
3. Rotation of turret, raising/lowering of cannon.
4. Illuminating head and taillights.
5. Cannon firing (w/light and sound effects).
6. Machine gun firing (w/light and sound effects).
*For 3-6, tank must be in stopped position.

Roar of the Continental R975-C4 9-cylinder Engine

All the power of the real Continental radial engine can be experienced on Tamiya's new R/C M4 Sherman tank. Listen to the deep start-up sound followed by throaty idling, and then hear the auto-choke activate as the engine kicks over. As you put the tank through its paces, the sound of the engine changes, just like the real M4 Sherman. Firing of the cannon, machine gun, raising/lowering of the cannon, etc.-all the action is linked with sound for an unbelievably realistic tank experience. Suddenly, you are the division commander all the power of the legendary U.S. tank is at your fingertips!

The front-mounted gearbox contains two Type 380 motors that can operate together or individually to produce f

M4 Sherman DMD w/Option Kit

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

1:16 RC Panzer Tiger 1 Full Option

SKU: 300056010

Article number: 30006010
Product: 1/16 RC Panzer Tiger 1 Full Option

Tamiya has put incredible power and versatility of the German Tiger I in your fingertips with this 1/16 scale, fully functional R/C tank. Just some of the many functions this tank is capable of have been recorded in the video clips below. First check out the firing of the main cannon, complete with true to life flash and cannon recoil. The shot is so powerful that it actually causes the tank itself to recoil, just like the full size Tiger I. Then, click on the next image to see the cannon rotate, tracking down the enemy and preparing to fire. Next is the firing of the authentically recreated 7.92mm MG34 machine gun! Finally, take a gander at how the Tiger I moves on its durable resin and metal tracks.

*1/16 scale Radio Controlled Assembly Model Kit (overall length: 530mm, overall width: 232mm)
*A four-channel RC unit is necessary to operate this kit. Two 7.2V Tamiya Racing Packs (or equivalent) and charger are also required.

Powerful Engine Sound

Just about every sound the real Tiger I made can be made on Tamiya's 1/16 scale Tiger I. When the tank is switched on, either a manual crank start sound, or an automatic engine start sound is heard. After your engine is turned over, its time to move the tank around. As you accelerate, the engine thundering increases just like the real Tiger I. Stop the tank, and the sound of authentic idling begins. Once you have located your target, rotate the massive turret and listen to the grinding of gears of the real German war machine. The more you control this R/C tank, the more you will feel like the commander of the full size Tiger I !


The front-mounted gearbox contains two Type 380 motors that can operate together or individually to produce forward/reverse running and pivot turning. Metal torsion bars and suspension arms combine with the wide tracks to smoothly absorb bumps and dips in th

R/C Tiger I Early w/Option Kit

 

Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

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