Tamiya is at it again and frankly must be reading my thoughts. Tamiya is releasing a purpose built rally car called the XV-01.
If you can make it through the broken english you will read some pretty amazing information regarding this new Tamiya rally car.
”XV-01 PRO Chassis kit
Motor suspension features only enhance the covered some in the dirt to the chassis structure was sealed radio box that are friendly to dust resistance The rally chassis multi-purpose can accommodate the road and various other parking and off-road, the belt drive PRO Chassis Kit to realize is standard equipment Motor production item is sold separately spot OP TRF damper parts, such as strengthening and universal shaft driving belt stable by placing the front overhang.
Tamiya kit assembly XV-01 PRO Chassis Kit Electric RC 1/10 [tentative name] is a limited item.
Off-road and parking, a multi-purpose chassis rally appeared.
Adopted the suspension only increase the dust covered some excellent chassis structure, in the dirt.
Driven layout is put on the front overhang and weight of the motor is belt drive, run a certain sense of stability even realize.
The PRO chassis kit was equipped with a standard OP enhance TRF damper parts, such as a belt drive shaft universal and improved, the quality of the ride.
Finished in compact gear box while keeping the front motor split into upper and lower motor is adopted considering the maintainability of the gear.
OP was prepared as off-road parts to the road surface changes from moment to moment is essential, a slipper clutch also.
Radio box (chassis)
Dust-proof radio box that are friendly to the most anxious in the off-road riding.
Also equipped with four-wheel inner fender, each hatch is screwed.
The space is also equipped with ESC-like duct removable cover, we have also taken into account design and exhaust heat.
The battery is the battery access hatch chassis from the bottom.
As an internal structure with a packing cover, radio box and leads, in the hatch has also been completed at the connector connection.
Adopt a long steering tie rod steering proven in touring car.
Structure difficult to lock the discharge port is provided, such as pebbles at the bottom of the chassis.
Only type suitable for off-road riding with improved suspension arms also covered some also.
Rear suspension rear suspension geometry was adopted reversible.
Stroke in addition to securing a higher ride height in mind off-road riding, you can quickly adjust the toe angle as well as another body in the suspension mounts.
Part XV-01 PRO Chassis Kit as standard:
Universal 4-wheel shaft
Full Ball Bearings
Enhanced belt drive
Aluminum Turnbuckle (Blue)”
Not a ton of information on release date or price of this new car, but regardless I have got to have one. One chinese website I found had a rough release date of July and a estimated price (in Yen) of roughly 350.00 American dollars. Until we hear from Tamiya we just don’t know, but at least we have a rough idea and now we know its coming.